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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

Diocesan Convention 2019

On Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2 all of the churches in the Diocese of Newark will send deputies to the Hilton Meadowlands (new location this year!) to listen to report-outs, vote on the 2019 budget and share in fellowship.  Attending from Holy Spirit are (both days): Rosemary Gabbe and Father Jerry; Friday only: Catherine TamasikKen Traficante; Saturday only: Jane EliasofYolanda Silverio.  Elected in 2018, but unable to attend are Mary Garland and Karen Pensiero. Read more
Advent Wreath Chapel

Attend the 8 o'clock Service for Advent!

Every Sunday at 8am we offer a Quiet Eucharist in our historic All Saints Chapel. Advent is a great time to consider joining this service as WE WAIT IN HOPE. It's a contemplative service with silence, Taize chants and time to breathe. Read more
Soup for the Soul

"Soup For The Soul" Sold at Fair in The Square 2018

Holy Spirit Verona will once again sell "Soup for the Soul" at Verona's Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 1.  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 1 event.  Proceeds will go to our Operation Budget. Read more
Green Earth

Coffee Hour Goes A Little More Green

In an effort to be a little more "green," as of Sunday, November 4, our Sunday morning Coffee Hour will no longer use paper or styrofoam cups for Coffee or plastic forks, knives or spoons.  Hosts of the Fellowship Hour will put out mugs and silverware.  We ask that you place your dirty mug or utensil(s) in the sink (or bin provided).  Doing our part to protect the environment!  Be the change you wish to see in the world. Read more

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