Adult Education

STEWARDSHIP 2019-20 KICK-OFF

Sunday, October 20
Transforming Generosity

On Sunday, October 20, we kick off our Stewardship Campaign that helps create the 2020 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 "TBD" is an opportunity to reflect on each of our priorities and plan for the future of this congregation as followers of Jesus.

Newcomers' Dinner Sponsored by the Vestry

Sunday, July 21
Welcoming New Members

The Vestry will be hosting a Newcomers' Dinner for all who have arrived at Holy Spirit Verona within the past year.  It's our way to officially welcome you to the community and say thank you for choosing to worship with us.  The event will take place Sunday, July 21 at 3pm at the home of Father Jerry and Randy.  For further details, speak with Patti Walsh.

David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award

Hegg Awards 2019

On Sunday, June 9 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown, Mary Garland was honored with the David P. Hegg Lifetime Achievement Award. We thank Mary for her leadership of our Healing Ministry and for being the impetus behind the idea of Holy Spirit opening a Food Pantry. Congratulations Mary and thank you for all you do for our community.

What I Expect of You as People of Faith

Inspired by a question she was asked at a Confirmation Retreat, Bishop Carlye Hughes shares what she expects of us as people of faith in northern New Jersey.  What she envisions applies as much to adults as it does to our newly Confirmed youth.  Watch the video here (time: 5:16).

Mission Trip 2020

Sunday, August 2 to Saturday, August 8
Mission Trip Attendees 2018

Several adventurous and giving individuals will travel to Grace House on the Mountain in St. Paul, VA for a week (August 2-8, 2020) of manual labor and experiencing caring for another.  They will share meals together and enjoy a little bit of down time later in the week.  Please pray for these individuals as they do the work God has given us to do.

Mental Health First Aid Workshop

Saturday, June 8

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) New Jersey Chapter is providing this workshop through funds raised by the Verona Park/West Essex Out of Darkness Walk.  You may know CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver; you can call 911.  But can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis?  Learn how on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30am to 5:30pm[click here or on logo for complete details.]

Blood Drive

Sunday, May 5

Holy Spirit Verona will host a Blood Drive on Sunday, May 5 from 9am to 2pm.  To schedule an appointment, click here.  Appointments are preferred; walk-ins are welcome.  The Blood Mobile will be located at 36 Gould Street, Verona. Give the gift of life!

All Donors will receive the following free health screenings: Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Temp, Iron, Pulse & Blood Type.

Lenten Opportunities 2019

lent journey

Let us walk with you this Lent!  Take advantage of our many opportunities to do something more this Season:

Sundays (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & April 7, 14) - Kitchen Conversations using "5 Marks of Love" at 11:30am.

Wednesday Multi-Church Eucharist  at 7pm - March 20 and April 10 at Holy Spirit Verona.  At St. Peter's Essex Fells or St. Peter's Livingston other weeks; see full schedule for details. 

Kitchen Conversations: 5 Marks of Love

Sunday, April 14

Join us in our lower level kitchen for a Lenten Spiritual Enrichment series using "5 Marks of Love" a seven-week offering of prayer and reflection from the Society of Saint John the Evangelist.  On the following Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7 &14, we'll gather at 11:30am, after some coffee hour fellowship to walk the journey of Lent together.

Kitchen Conversations: 5 Marks of Love

Sunday, April 7

Join us in our lower level kitchen for a Lenten Spiritual Enrichment series using "5 Marks of Love" a seven-week offering of prayer and reflection from the Society of Saint John the Evangelist.  On the following Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7 &14, we'll gather at 11:30am, after some coffee hour fellowship to walk the journey of Lent together.

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