Adult Education

PRE-ADVENT ***Take Some Time to Pause***

Pre-Advent Candles

"Slow down you move too fast" might be lyrics to a song that some of you will know.  Familiar or not with the song, you are sure to connect with the need to take some time to reflect.  I might rewrite the next line of the song as "you got to make Advent last."  Advent, you ask?  Yes, you know the four Sundays before Christmas.  It's the Church's intentional time to prepare for the coming of the Christ-child.  Yes, you are correct, it is not four weeks before Christmas yet (yes, you are right Momma Jane).

Diocesan Convention 2019

On Friday, February 1 and 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 during the 145th Annual Diocesan Convention.

The deputies from the Church of the Holy Spirit Verona this year are Rosemary GabbeKaren Pensiero, Ken Traficante and Father Jerry; alternates are Mary Garland, Yolanda Silverio and Catherine Tamasik.

Coffee Hour Goes A Little More Green

Green Earth

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.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, December 9
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, December 2
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, November 25
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, November 18
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, November 11
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Kitchen Conversations: Liturgy of the Ordinary

Sunday, November 4
Kitchen Conversations

Join us as we pause to intentionally prepare for Advent together.  We will gather in the lower level kitchen for a Pre-Advent Spiritual Enrichment series using "Liturgy of the Ordinary" by Tish Harrison Warren.  Let’s become aware of God’s presence.  How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?  For six Sundays at 11:30am-ish, we will prepare to prepare the way of the Lord.

Stewardship 2018-19 Kick-Off

Sunday, October 21
Transforming Generosity

On Sunday, October 21, we kick off our Stewardship Campaign that helps create the 2019 budget.  This is the time of year when we each recommit our time, talent and treasure to the Holy Spirit Verona Community.  This year’s stewardship theme "Transforming Generosity" is an opportunity to reflect on each of our priorities and plan for the future of this congregation as followers of Jesus.

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