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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
Dress to Impress Collection

History Repeats Itself - Outreach to Dante, VA

In the fall, two of the high school students who attended our July 2018 Mission Trip, collected dresses for students in St. Paul, VA and surrounding towns.  Our Mission Trip attendees spent a week working on a home in Dante, VA (a suburb of St. Paul).  Over 200 dresses, many boxes of shoes and several purses where all delivered in early December.  Check out the connection to Holy Spirit Verona's past by reading the wonderful article in myVeronaNJ. Read more
holy week schedule

Holy Week 2019 Schedule

The following is our schedule for Holy Week 2019: Palm Sunday - April 14 10am - Palm Procession and reading of The Passion -return "Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive boxes to be blessed during worship [click here for full schedule] Read more
Ashes To Go 2017

"Ashes To Go" on Gould Street

Unable to attend one of our Ash Wednesday Worship Services?  Stop by Gould Street (between our parking lot and HB Whitehorne Middle School) to receive ashes to begin your Lenten journey.  "Ashes To Go" will be available from 8-9:30am and 2-3:30pm on Wednesday, March 6. The Church of the Holy Spirit Verona will once again join other Episcopal Churches in taking worship to the streets.  For more information see: ashestogo.org. Read more
lent madness

Lent Madness 2019

What is it?  Lent Madness began in 2010 as the brainchild of the Rev. Tim Schenck (Rector at St. John the Evangelist in Hingham, MA). In seeking a fun, engaging way for people to learn about the men and women comprising the Church’s Calendar of Saints, Tim came up with this unique Lenten devotion. Click on image for more details (or read below). Read more

Be Lententional - Attend Our Sunday 8am Worship

Do something intentional for Lent! Sundays at 8am we offer a Quiet Eucharist in our All Saints Chapel. Lent is a great time to find some quiet space to assess your relationships with God, others and self!  Do that in our historic Chapel. Read more
Advent Angel Tree 2018

Advent Outreach Angel Tree

The Outreach Commitee continues the tradition of the Angel Tree in the Fellowship Hall.  This year we are collecting gifts for Prison Ministry.  Gifts are for children with an incarcerated parent or for their caregivers.  Please take a tag and return your gift by December 16.  Any questions, speak with Catherine Tamasik or Mary Garland. Read more

Verona's Interfaith Thanksgiving Service 2018

The Verona Clergy Council once again hosted an Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  This year it was held at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, November 18, 2018.  Read about the event in myVeronaNJ or the article Father Jerry wrote for the Diocesan newsletter.  You can also see lots of great photos on our website taken by Randy Johnson. Read more
Advent Wreath Main Church

It's Advent! What's the big deal?

Why does Father Jerry get so passionate about this season?  Advent is our time to "prepare ye!"  It's a reflective season, when we awaken to the arrival of the Christ-child and are reminded to "in stillness wait" and "wait in hope." How can Advent at Holy Spirihelp you do that?  Are you making space for God in your life during this time?  Click on photo (or see below) to peruse a great list! Read more
The Angel of the Altar

Angel on the Altar Returns!

Our Sunday School students will once again receive a visit from The Angel on The Altar this Advent.  At the conclusion of classes, students will join Fr. Jerry in looking for the angel. Then an animated discussion takes place determining what the angel is trying to tell us about Advent, Christmas, Jesus or the Church in general.  She'll make her first appearance on Sunday, November 25 (First Sunday Before Advent). Read more

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