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Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Please help us restock the shelves!  Our current (March 27, 2018) URGENT need items (in order of importance) are: coffee (one pound cans) cereal tissues paper towels laundry detergent (no oversized bottles) 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
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

Verona Interfaith Dinner

Holy Spirit Verona was a part of an interfaith meal on Saturday, June 9 with four Verona houses of worship.  Read about the event in an article written by Father Jerry for the Diocesan E-newsletter, The Voice, or on myVeronaNJRead more
Father Jerry, Dr. Montster Awad and Father Joe D'Amico at Memorial Day 2018

Members of Verona Clergy Welcome Islamic Center

Members of the Verona Clergy Council held a meeting on Wednesday, June 6 with Dr. Montaser Awad, President of the Verona Islamic Center and other members of this new Verona house of worship.  These neighbors were formally welcomed and a wonderful dialogue ensued about how we might support one another.  A formal letter of welcome was signed and presented by members of the Verona Clergy Council.  Click here to review the letter.  Read more

Be A Good Neighbor

Check out this lovely article about being a good neighbor (and highlighting our front lawn sign) featured on myVeronaNJ:  http://www.myveronanj.com/2018/05/25/be-a-good-neighbor/ Read more

Our Presiding Bishop Preaches at Royal Wedding

Did you watch the Royal Wedding?  The cars, the dresses, the hats?  How about that sermon?  The sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding was given by the Episcopal Church's Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.  "There is power in love... ultimately the source of love is God himself," said PB Curry.  Amen!  Watch or read the entire sermon here, or learn about the event here. Read more

XI Bishop Elect - The Rev. Carlye Hughes

Three lay deputies (Jane Eliasof, Karen Pensiero and Ken Traficante) and Father Jerry spend Saturday, May 19, 2018 attending the Electing Convention for the XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark.  They joined the other four hundred plus people at St. Peter's Morristown to witness history being made.  Our Bishop Elect (elected on the first ballot) is the Rev. Carlye Hughes of the Dicoese of Fort Worth, Texas.  For complete details, click here. Read more

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