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Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Here are our current (July 2020) URGENT need items (in order of importance): paper towels cleaning products (dish detergent, toilet bowl cleaner, cleanser, window cleaner, etc.) personal hygiene items (toothpaste, bar soap, deodorant, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.) detergent (no bulk sizes) macaroni and cheese breakfast bars Read more

The Story of our Food Pantry

Our long time dream has become a reality. Led by the Outreach Committee, our congregation has always participated in activities to help those in need, but longed for a way to help those in our community directly. Read more
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We chose Holy Spirit because...

We chose Holy Spirit because... "This is my home. All of the activities, all of what we see at church are a collective effort of putting our faith into action. We don’t see any bystanders here; everyone participates. It’s a humbling and wonderful experience to be part of this community.”  - Member since 1985 Read more
Celebration of Pets 2019

Celebration of Pets 2020 ***CANCELLED***

We left our decision about the fate of the 2020 Celebration of Pets until mid-August when we felt we would have a better idea of the restrictions and requirements the COVID-19 virus would be imposing as we move into the Fall season.  Unfortunately, the virus remains prevalent, and restrictions on large gatherings – which we had hoped would be eased by now – have returned to more restrictive levels. Thus, we are postponing the Fifth Anniversary of the Celebration of Pets until October 2021. Read more

The Journey Forward

As we begin the journey forward and discuss returning to in-person worship and gatherings, our Bishop, the Right Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, offers some important thoughts: "In-person worship will require all of us, clergy and laity alike, to prioritize the needs of others over our own. It is not simply our own safety we watch over, is it the safety of all those we interact with at home, church, work, and school."  Click here for more info. Read more
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Virch - Virtual Church Sunday Worship

At Holy Spirit Verona, we continue to "fast from public worship" in order to maintain physical distancing.  Everyone is invited to attend an 8am or 10am service on Sunday via a Zoom (online video) Conference.  For those without access to a computer or camera, a phone number is provided from which a person could listen to the service.  We hope that you will consider joining us virtually.  Click photo (or see below) for Login Information.  Our 10am worship service will also be live-streamed via our Facebook page. Read more
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Virch - Virtual Church Sunday Worship

At Holy Spirit Verona, we continue to "fast from public worship" in order to maintain physical distancing.  Everyone is invited to attend an 8am or 10am service on Sunday via a Zoom (online video) Conference.  For those without access to a computer or camera, a phone number is provided from which a person could listen to the service.  We hope that you will consider joining us virtually.  Click photo (or see below) for Login Information. Read more

Celebrating Father Jerry's 5th Anniversary

A video that was shared at the 10am service on May 17, 2020, celebrating Father Jerry's first 5 years as rector. Click on the image below or use this link https://youtu.be/3CiQxvjtc3I Read more

Fuel the Food Pantry - A Virtual Food Drive

Have you been working from home, and travelling no further than the grocery store?  While we're "staying home and staying safe," perhaps there's a few extra dollars in your pocket, because it's been awhile since you've had to fill up your car's gas tank.  Why not use some of those extra dollars to help us Fuel the Holy Spirit Food Pantry.  #GivingTuesdayNow  Drive ends June 5, 2020. Read more
Seminarian Katherine Rollo at Easter Sunday Coffee Hour

Holy Week and Easter 2020 in Extraordinary Time

Holy Week and Easter Sunday were most certainly *different* in 2020 due to the pandemic and requirement to keep phyisical distancing.  But, Holy Spirit Verona was gathered as a community for Palm Sunday, Maunday Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday -- we did Virch -- Virtual Church and God was with us!  Read the captions (hover over each photo) to enjoy the photos fully. Read more

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