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Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Here are our current (May 25, 2019) URGENT need items (in order of importance): mayonnaise and ketchup paper towels toilet paper cleaning products (dish detergent, toilet bowl cleaner, cleanser, window cleaner, etc.) personal hygiene items (toothpaste, bar soap, deodorant, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.) 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
Hegg Awards 2019

David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award

On Sunday, June 9 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown, Mary Garland was honored with the David P. Hegg Lifetime Achievement Award. We thank Mary for her leadership of our Healing Ministry and for being the impetus behind the idea of Holy Spirit opening a Food Pantry. Congratulations Mary and thank you for all you do for our community. Read more
Chapel Chalice

Additional Summer Service Added

Are you away on weekends in the Summer?  We will once again offer a mid-week service using the readings for the upcoming Sunday.  On Thursdays at 7pm in July (beginning on July 11) and August a Eucharist Service will be celebrated either outdoors (weather permitting) or in our historic Chapel.  Consider attending and bring a friend! Read more

What I Expect of You as People of Faith

Inspired by a question she was asked at a Confirmation Retreat, Bishop Carlye Hughes shares what she expects of us as people of faith in northern New Jersey.  What she envisions applies as much to adults as it does to our newly Confirmed youth.  Watch the video here (time: 5:16). Read more
lent journey

Lenten Opportunities 2019

Let us walk with you this Lent!  Take advantage of our many opportunities to do something more this Season: Sundays (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & April 7, 14) - Kitchen Conversations using "5 Marks of Love" at 11:30am. Wednesday Multi-Church Eucharist  at 7pm - March 20 and April 10 at Holy Spirit Verona.  At St. Peter's Essex Fells or St. Peter's Livingston other weeks; see full schedule for details.  Read more

"Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive

Do something special this Lent: help fight hunger one day at a time!  Place one non-perishable food or toiletry item into a box each day during Lent (40 days = 40 items).  Return the box and its contents to Holy Spirit Verona by Palm Sunday, April 14.  If you would like to pick up a box, email us to make arrangements, or download two flyers to make your own box. Read more

Winter Storm Warning - January 19/20, 2019

The following message was emailed to our Happengings subscribers on Saturday, January 19 at 3:20pm: As you are aware, we are about to receive some snow and ice that may make getting to Church tomorrow a challenge.  At this point, we are planning to still host the 10am Worship Service; however, if conditions worsen please consider staying home and perhaps read something from the Prayer Book. If we need to cancel... Read more

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