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Bishop Hughes Diocesan Convention Sermon

In her sermon on Sunday, June 27, Deacon Katherine suggested we all view the Diocesan Convention Sermon given by the Right Rev. Carlye J. Hughes; to view it click here.  You can also click here to see Deacon Katherine busy on her cellphone at the first minute of this video and assisting at the Table if you fast forward to 1 hour and 28 minutes.  Thank you to Deacon Katherine and Ken Traficante (online) for representing us! Read more
Celebration of Pets 2018

Celebration of Pets -- 5th Anniversary - Vendors Welcome!

This year marks the Fifth Anniversary of our Celebration of Pets and we are planning some new attractions and surprises.  The Celebration will feature our “resident” D.J. Emilio, and our fabulous Pet Parade will take place at 2:30pm with prizes in many categories.  The family friendly event takes place (as always) on the first Sunday in October -- October 3, 2021 in the Verona Town Square from 1 to 4pm.  Use this form for vendor registration. Read more
Be Cool Campaign

"Be Cool" Campaign Expanding It's Goal

In 2019, Holy Spirit Verona launched a capital campaign to install air conditioning in our Main Sanctuary.  Our Goal was $30,000, and is now $35,000 with the electrical estimate from 2017 being updated for 2021.  We have raised over $30,000 to date!!!  We are almost there!  We hope that work will begin in mid-June.  You can support us by sending in a check (indicate "Be Cool" in memo) or making e-giving payments here on our website.  For full information on our "Be Cool" Campaign, click here. Read more
Be Cool Campaign

"Be Cool" Campaign Heats Up

Holy Spirit Verona launched a capital campaign to install air conditioning in our Main Sanctuary back in 2019.  Since the pandemic, this campaign was placed on hold.  To date we have raised over $21,000 and we beleive we need $30,000.  You can support us by sending in a check (indicate "Be Cool" in memo) or making e-giving payments here on our website.  For full information on our "Be Cool" Campaign, click here. Read more
holy week schedule

***ONLINE*** Holy Week 2021 Schedule

All Services for Holy Week 2021 will be offered ***ONLINE***: PALM SUNDAY - March 28 return "Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive boxes to be blessed during worship 8am - Quiet Eucharist with reading of The Passion 10am* - Choral Eucharist and reading of The Passion [click here for full schedule] Read more
Easter 2017

Easter Flower Dedications

The Flower Guild invites you to share in decorating the church for Easter.  Please consider a gift in thanksgiving, in celebration, or in memory of a loved one.  Email the Church Office with your dedication and make your payment via check, online or Venmo (be sure to indicate "flowers").  Deadline is Tuesday, March 30 for your gift to be acknowledged at Easter.  The suggested donation for Easter Flowers is $30. Read more
Crest of the Diocese of Newark

Pastoral Letter From Bishop Hughes

The Right Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, our Diocesan Bishop, has written a pastoral letter entitled "How Shall We Keep A Holy Lent?"  We have included it in the Thursday, February 25 Happenings, or you may read it on the Diocesan website.  She encourages us to recognize the grief we have carried in this year of pandemic and connect with our authentic self, rather than emphasis our aspirational self.  She concludes with "You have my prayers for a holy and authentic Lent." Read more

No Ashes-To-Go in 2021

Due to the pandemic we will be unable to participate in "Ashes To Go" this year.  We look forward to the return of this ministry in 2022.  Please consider joining one of our two Ash Wednesday online worship opportunities: Noonday Prayer at 12pm and Evening Prayer at 7pm.  The Zoom links are the same as our Sunday Morning Worship, or for complete login information please email our Parish Office. Read more
lent journey

Lent 2021: Do Psalm-Thing Awe-Psalm

Our theme this Lent is "Do Psalm-Thing Awe-Psalm."  Yes, we'll be using the Book of Psalms to lead us.  Take advantage of our many opportunities to do something more this season: Tuesday Evening online 8pm Compline Sundays online 11:30am Spiritual Enrichment Group using "The Psalms Wednesdays - Confession / Reconciliation by appointment 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 28.  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

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