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Diocesan Convention 2018

On Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27 all of the churches in the Diocese of Newark will send deputies to the Hilton Parsippany to listen to report-outs, vote on the 2018 budget and share in fellowship during the 144th Annual Diocesan Convention. The deputies from the Church of the Holy Spirit Verona this year are Karen Pensiero, Father Jerry, Jane Eliasof (Fri), Ken Traficante (Fri), Maria Force (Sat), and Mary Garland (Sat). Read more

How You Can Be An Angel This Advent & Christmas

For the Season of Advent, we have been offering several ways for you to be an angel at Holy Spirirt Verona. We are "Calling All Angels," and some things you can do are: Invite friends with children to "be an angel" in the pageant on December 17. They don't have to attend any rehearsals. Just show up on the day of the pageant by 9:50am, with a small donation for our Food Pantry, and they'll receive a halo. Read more
The Angel of the Altar

Angel on the Altar Returns!

Our Sunday School students will once again receive a visit from The Angel on The Altar this Advent.  At the conclusion of classes, students will join Fr. Jerry in looking for the angel. Then an animated discussion takes place determining what the angel is trying to tell us about Advent, Christmas, Jesus or the Church in general.  She'll make her first appearance on Sunday, November 19 (First Sunday Before Advent). Read more
Advent Wreath Main Church

It's Advent! What's the big deal?

Why does Father Jerry get so passionate about this season?  Advent is our time to "prepare ye!"  It's a reflective season, when we awaken to the arrival of the Christ-child and are reminded to "in stillness wait" and "wait in hope." How can Advent at Holy Spirihelp you do that?  Are you making space for God in your life during this time? Read more
Advent Wreath Chapel

Attend the 8 o'clock Service for Advent!

Every Sunday at 8am we offer a Quiet Eucharist in our historic All Saints Chapel. Advent is a great time to consider joining this service as WE WAIT IN HOPE. It's a contemplative service with silence, Taize chants and time to breathe. Read more

Stewardship Story #1 - Holy Spirit is the place to be!

The following was shared during Worship on Sunday, October 29 by a parishioner in response to "Why I like Holy Spirit Verona." Good Morning Holy Spirt!  When Father Jerry asked me to speak here at Holy Spirit during this Stewardship Campaign, I said “Absolutely, I am honored."  Although I have been a parishioner since August of this year, it feels more like years.  I have been graciously welcomed by all at Holy Spirit.  Read more
Soup for the Soul

"Soup For The Soul" Sold at Fair in The Square 2017

Holy Spirit Verona is once again going to be selling "Soup for the Soul" at Verona's Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 2.  If you can make quarts of soup before then, please do so. We'll provide the containers and labels, which are available in the Fellowship Hall.  The soup can be stored in our lower level freezer until the December 2 event.  Proceeds will go to our Operation Budget. Read more

The DoveTale Michaelmas 2017

For the latest and greatest version of our quarterly newsletter, The DoveTale, click here. Enjoy! Read more
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Sunday School Begins September 17

At Gathering Sunday (September 10) children will join in a group arts and craft project and bring their school back pack for blessing during the 10am worship service.  Sunday School classes begin on Sunday, September 17.  Parents should drop their child off in the Sunday School Room (lower level) by 9:50am as classes starts promptly at 10am.  Children join the worship service after announcements and sit with their family during Eucharist. Read more
Confirmation

Youth Confirmation Classes

On September 17, and then every second Sunday of the month from 12-2pm, we will have a joint Confirmation Class with St. Luke's Episcopal Church Montclair. Class dates are: September 17, October 8, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 15 (this is third Sunday also). In addition, there is an all-day retreat required by the Diocese on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Grace Church, Madison.  Read more

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