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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? 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
Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Please help us restock the shelves!  Our current (January 29) URGENT need items (in order of importance) are: cleaning products (dish detergent, lysol, toilet bowl cleaner, cleanser) personal hygiene items (soap, deodorant, shampoo, shaving cream, razors) coffee (one pound cans preferred) milk (boxed, like Parmalat) Read more

Stewardship Story #1 - Holy Spirit is the place to be!

The following was shared during Worship on Sunday, October 29 by a parishioner in response to "Why I like Holy Spirit Verona." Good Morning Holy Spirt!  When Father Jerry asked me to speak here at Holy Spirit during this Stewardship Campaign, I said “Absolutely, I am honored."  Although I have been a parishioner since August of this year, it feels more like years.  I have been graciously welcomed by all at Holy Spirit.  Read more
Soup for the Soul

"Soup For The Soul" Sold at Fair in The Square 2017

Holy Spirit Verona is once again going to be selling "Soup for the Soul" at Verona's Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 2.  If you can make quarts of soup before then, please do so. We'll provide the containers and labels, which are available in the Fellowship Hall.  The soup can be stored in our lower level freezer until the December 2 event.  Proceeds will go to our Operation Budget. Read more

The DoveTale Michaelmas 2017

For the latest and greatest version of our quarterly newsletter, The DoveTale, click here. Enjoy! Read more
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Sunday School Begins September 17

At Gathering Sunday (September 10) children will join in a group arts and craft project and bring their school back pack for blessing during the 10am worship service.  Sunday School classes begin on Sunday, September 17.  Parents should drop their child off in the Sunday School Room (lower level) by 9:50am as classes starts promptly at 10am.  Children join the worship service after announcements and sit with their family during Eucharist. Read more
Confirmation

Youth Confirmation Classes

On September 17, and then every second Sunday of the month from 12-2pm, we will have a joint Confirmation Class with St. Luke's Episcopal Church Montclair. Class dates are: September 17, October 8, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 15 (this is third Sunday also). In addition, there is an all-day retreat required by the Diocese on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Grace Church, Madison.  Read more
Energy Efficient Lighting in Chapel

Saving Mother Earth: Electricity & Water

Holy Spirit Verona, using the New Jersey Cleanenergy Program, has transitioned to energy efficient light bulbs, and replaced several faucet spigots.  This is one of our many efforts to care for Mother Earth, by reducing our electricity and water consumption. Thanks to Greenfaith, Inc. and parishioner, Christine Liaukus, for helping make this happen! Read more

XI Bishop Search Listening Meetings

All members of the Diocese of Newark are invited to attend one of seven Listening Meetings which are being hosted by the Bishop Search / Nominating Committee (of which Father Jerry is the co-chair) during the months of July, August & September.  Try to attend one if you are available.  If you have any questions, speak with Father Jerry. Read more

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