Articles

lent journey

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
kitchen

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
holy week schedule

Holy Week 2018 Schedule

The following is our schedule for Holy Week 2018: Palm Sunday - March 25        10am - Palm Procession and reading of The Passion                  - return "Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive boxes to be blessed during worship 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

"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, March 25.  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
lent madness

Lent Madness 2018

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

"Ashes To Go"

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. 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

Diocesan Convention 2018

On Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27 all of the churches in the Diocese of Newark will send deputies to the Hilton Parsippany to listen to report-outs, vote on the 2018 budget and share in fellowship during the 144th Annual Diocesan Convention. The deputies from the Church of the Holy Spirit Verona this year are Karen Pensiero, Father Jerry, Jane Eliasof (Fri), Ken Traficante (Fri), Maria Force (Sat), and Mary Garland (Sat). Read more

How You Can Be An Angel This Advent & Christmas

For the Season of Advent, we have been offering several ways for you to be an angel at Holy Spirirt Verona. We are "Calling All Angels," and some things you can do are: Invite friends with children to "be an angel" in the pageant on December 17. They don't have to attend any rehearsals. Just show up on the day of the pageant by 9:50am, with a small donation for our Food Pantry, and they'll receive a halo. 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 19 (First Sunday Before Advent). Read more

Pages