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Partnership with St. Peter's Livingston Thrift Shop

We have begun a short-term agreement with the St. Peter's Livingston Thrift Shop.  All proceeds from the Shop will be used as outreach ministry donations determined by a Committee made up of Thrift Shop representatives and Holy Spirit leaders.  For more information, visit the Shop's website or email the manager.  To read the complete details in a letter from Father Jerry and our Churchwardens, click Thift Shop Logo or scroll down. Read more

Fundraising - Gift Cards On Sale

As a fundraiser, you can purchase gift cards (sometimes referred to as Scrip) for local grocery stores -- namely ShopRite, The Fresh Grocer and Kings.  Every $100 you purchase from us, $5 goes to the general operating account of the Church.  It's a simple way to help raise money for the Church of the Holy Spirit.  If you are interested in making a purchase, email our Church Office to make arrangements. Read more
Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry Shelves

Current Food Pantry Needs

Here is our current (June 2022) needs list (in order of importance): jelly canned fruit pasta toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner canned meat (corned beef hash, chef-boy-ar-dee, chicken) detergent (50oz size or smaller) tuna ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise Read more
Amazon Smile

Shop Amazon Smile

Do you shop at Amazon online or know someone who does? And did you know that by shopping at Amazon you could be helping our church? Amazon has a program called AmazonSmile which is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on the regular Amazon site.  The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases 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 2021

A Celebration of Pets - Vendors Welcome!

We will once again host a Celebration of Pets on the first Sunday in October -- October 2, 2022.  The Celebration will feature our “resident” D.J. Emilio with photo booth and our fabulous Pet Parade will take place at 2:30pm with prizes in many categories.  This is a family friendly event which takes place in the Verona Town Square from 1 to 4pm.  Use this form for vendor registration. Read more
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Holy Week 2022 Schedule

The following is our schedule for Holy Week 2022: Palm Sunday - April 10 8am* - Quiet Eucharist & reading of the The Passion 10am* - Palm Procession, Eucharist and reading of The Passion return "Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive boxes to be blessed during worship [click here for full schedule] Read more
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Lent Madness 2022

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.  How do I vote?  go to: www.lentmadness.org.  Click on image or here for more details. Read more

"Lent: 40 Days, 40 Items" Food Drive

Do something special this Lent: help fight hunger one day at a time!  Place one non-perishable food or toiletry item into a box each day during Lent (40 days = 40 items).  Return the box and its contents to Holy Spirit Verona by Palm Sunday, April 10.  If you would like to pick up a box, email us to make arrangements, or download two flyers to make your own box. Read more

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