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Easter Sunday 2018 Photos

Our Easter Sunday Procession

Photos from our Festival Day - Easter Sunday 2018.  Thanks to our resident photographer (and Sunday School Teacher), Kathleen Gentile.

XI Bishop Electing Convention

Saturday, May 19

On Saturday, May 19 all of the churches in the Diocese of Newark will send deputies to elect a new Bishop for our Diocese.  The deputies from the Church of the Holy Spirit Verona will be: Jane EliasofKaren Pensiero or Ken Traficante, plus Father Jerry.  Please pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit on this Pentecost weekend.

Lent Madness 2018

lent madness

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).

An Open Letter from the Reverend Jerry A. Racioppi

This is the first entry in what has been renamed "FJ's Blog" (formerly known as our "Mission Trip Blog").  From time to time Father Jerry will write his thoughts on various subjects.  In this entry he shares information about the message and experieince we strive to provide in our great Sunday School offerings.

Our Easter Invitation

God's Love

View our video about Holy Week on YouTube:

Lent Madness 2017

lent madness

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).

New Mission & Vision Statement

In December 2016, our members began the task of enhancing our Mission & Vision Statements by hosting a "Where Is God Calling Us" Sunday.  In January 2017, after several drafts, the Vestry approved a final version of these statements, and during our February 5 Annual Meeting our new statements were adopted.

What we love about Christmas at our church...

Christmas Video snapshot

Click here or on the video below to view some of our members as they talk about what they love about Christmas at Church of the Holy Spirit, Verona.

Sunday School Classes Have Begun!

Our Sunday School classes have begun, and students can join at any time.  Parents should bring kids (Pre-K to 4th grade) to the Lower Level of the Church by 9:50am, and classes take place during the first half of worship.  Students grades 5th and up remain in the Sanctuary through the reading of the Gospel.

Sunday School Open House for Parents

By: 
Mama Jane Eliasof

Holy Spirit Welcomes Parents to Open House

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, located at 36 Gould Street in Verona, invites parents to an Open House on Monday, September 19th at 7:30 pm to learn more about its Christian Education program for children and its new Parents Share discussion group that will take place monthly throughout the school year. Refreshments will be served. 

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