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Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Please help us restock the shelves!  Our current (August 26, 2018) URGENT need items (in order of importance) are: paper towels coffee (one pound cans) toilet paper cleaning products (dish detergent, lysol, toilet bowl cleaner, cleanser) personal hygiene items (soap, deodorant, shampoo, shaving cream, razors) Read more

Hope Gardens

We've begun a joint community garden with Holy Innocents, West Orange.  The plan is that some of the produce grown in Hope Gardens will be given out monthly at our Food Pantry. Read more

The Story of our Food Pantry

Our long time dream has become a reality. Led by the Outreach Committee, our congregation has always participated in activities to help those in need, but longed for a way to help those in our community directly. Read more
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We chose Holy Spirit because...

We chose Holy Spirit because... "This is my home. All of the activities, all of what we see at church are a collective effort of putting our faith into action. We don’t see any bystanders here; everyone participates. It’s a humbling and wonderful experience to be part of this community.”  - Member since 1985 Read more
Kings Weekly Donations

Kings Donates To Our Food Pantry

We are thankful to the Kings Verona management team who, earlier this year, began giving a portion of the donations purchased by Kings shoppers to our Food Pantry.  Recently, we were informed that ALL donations purchased at Kings in Verona will be donated to the Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry.  We are most grateful to Kings’ leadership, and all those who shop at Kings Verona and purchase a pre-packaged bag of food and other essential items. Read more
Bishop Carlye and Father Jerry

myVeronaNJ Shares Info About Bishop Carlye's Visit

We are grateful to myVeronaNJ for publishing information about Bishop Carlye's visit to Holy Spirit Verona on Sunday, September 30 at 10am.  Very exciting! Photo is from the Consecration Service of The Right Rev. Carlye J. Hughes at which Father Jerry served as her Chaplain. Read more
Creative Beginnings Preschool

Creative Beginnings Preschool Spots Available

Our lower level tenant, Creative Beginnings Preschool (http://cbpverona.com/), has openings for their upcoming school year for 2 1/2 to 5 year old children.  Half-day and full-day programs available. Contact Kim McDermott at (973) 239-2242 to schedule a tour. Read more
MCF Mobile Farm Stand in July 4th Parade

Montclair Farm Stand at Holy Spirit's Pantry

One of the partnerships that has been forged since opening our Food Pantry is having the Montclair Community Farm Mobile Stand in our parking lot during the summer and fall months providing fresh produces to the Shoppers of our Food Pantry.  Each Shopper receives a $5 voucher, paid for by our generous donors.  Read all about it on myVeronaNJ. Read more
Mission Trip 2018

VHS Graduates & Students on Mission

Seven Verona High School graduates and current students participated in our recent Mission Trip.  Read about it on myVeronNJ.com or on Father Jerry's blog posts. Read more
Outdoor Worship 2016

Additional Summer Service Added

Are you away on weekends in the Summer?  The Worship and Program (W&P) Committee has determined that we will offer a mid-week service using the readings for the upcoming Sunday.  On Thursdays at 7pm in July (and August if enough people attend in July) a Eucharist Service will be celebrated either outdoors (weather permitting) or in our historic Chapel.  Consider attending and bring a friend! Read more

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