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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
Easter Sunday 2018 - Praise The Lord!

Praising God in Photos

We thought you might want to see what goes on here at Holy Spirit Verona.  We have lots of fun while praising God and getting to know one another.  We have uploaded a bunch of photos for you to enjoy!  Read the captions and you will feel like you were here! Thanks to our resident photographer (and Sunday School Teacher) Kathleen Gentile.  Here are the photos from our Sunday Trifecta: Palm SundayEaster Sunday and Flowering Sunday. Read more
Palm Sunday 2017

Holy Spirit Verona Featured in Diocesan Article

Check out the recent Diocese of Newark newsletter (The Voice) article that featured Church of the Holy Spirit and our use of Eco-Palms. https://dioceseofnewark.org/content/two-parishes-choose-greener-palm-sunday Read more

Rosary for Anti-Gun Violence

Holy Spirit Verona Parishioner, Dr. Tom Malanga, has taken on an action this Lent.  Each day, Monday through Friday, at 8:30am he will say the rosary in our Chapel for the kids killed during the Parkland Florida shooting and hopes for better gun laws.  If you would like to join in these prayers, please do.  In the event that Dr. Malanga is not there that day, consider taking 20-30 minutes and saying the rosary yourself.  BYOR (Bring your own Rosary). Read more
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Shop Amazon Smile

Do you shop at Amazon online or know someone who does? And did you know that by shopping at Amazon you could be helping our church? Amazon has a program called AmazonSmile which is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on the regular Amazon site. ***Until March 31, COHS receives 1.5% of first time users eligible purchases!*** Read more
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Lenten Opportunities

Let us walk with you this Lent!  Take advantage of our many opportunities to do something more this Season: Sundays (February 18, 25 & March 4, 11, 18 & 25) - Kitchen Conversations using "Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John" at 11:30am Wednesdays (February 14, 21, 28 & March 7, 14, 21) - Morning Prayer at 7am Read more
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Kitchen Conversations: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John

Join us downstairs in the lower level kitchen for a Lenten Spiritual Enrichment series using "Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John" a six-week offering of prayer and reflection from the Society of Saint John the Evangelist & the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary.  For more information, see http://meetingjesusinjohn.org/. Read more

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