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Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Here are our current (July 28, 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
Celebration of Pets 2019

myVeronaNJ Shares Good News About Pet Celebration

On Sunday, October 6, 2019 in the Verona Town Hall Square we hosted our 4th Annual Celebration of Pets.  There were over 45 vendors, several hundred people and at least two hundred pets.  It was a wonderful day celebrating the joy pets provide us.  To read the article, click here.  Photos from the event will be posted soon! Read more
Soup for the Soul

"Soup For The Soul" Sold at Fair in The Square 2019

Holy Spirit Verona will once again sell "Soup for the Soul" at Verona's Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 7.  If you can make quarts of soup before then, please do so.  You can pick up containers in the Fellowship Hall.  Write down a list of the ingredients so that our office can make up labels.  The soup can be stored in our lower level freezer until the December 7 event.  Proceeds will go to our Operation Budget. Read more
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Celebration of Pets is Proudly Supported by a Grant from Investors Foundation

We are grateful to Investors Bank Foundation for their generous grant to help fund our 4th Annual Celebration of Pets on Sunday, October 6, from 1-4pm. This event has grown in the past 4 years and promises to be a fun event for kids, pet-lovers and all who attend.  The generosity of Investors Foundation allows us to continue and expand this town-wide event.  Thanks investorsbankfoundation.org! Read more
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Sunday School Registration Begins

Open enrollment for students in our Sunday School program begins on Sunday, September 8 at 10 am.  On that day, Gathering Sunday, Father Jerry will bless students’ backpacks and include a special prayer for the start of a new semester.  A potluck brunch follows the worship service.  All are welcome.  [Click photo or HERE to read more.] Read more
Be Cool Campaign

Help Us Be Cool!

Holy Spirit Verona has launched a capital campaign to install air conditioning in our Main Sanctuary.  You can support us by sending in a check (indicate "Be Cool" in memo) or making e-giving payments here on our website.  We have several levels of "coolness" for you: Arctic Hare for up to $100, Snowy Owl for $100 - $499, Caribou for $500 - $999, Penguin for $1,000 - $2,499 or Polar Bear for $2,500+.  For full information on our "Be Cool" Campaign, click here. Read more
Easter Sunday 2019

"Be Cool" Campaign Kick-Off

We want air conditioning!  We're kicking-off a “Be Cool” Capital Campaign to air condition Holy Spirit!
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