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 three of the following people: Jane Eliasof, Maria Force, Mary Garland, Karen Pensiero or Ken Traficante, plus Father Jerry. Please pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit on this Pentecost weekend.
Church of the Holy Spirit will participate in Verona's Green Fair to take place from 12-4pm on Saturday, May 19. We plan to collect food for the Food Pantry, as well as sell healthy baked goods (muffins, breads, etc.). If you are able to bake some goodies or sit at the table in the Civic Center, please sign up in the Fellowship Hall.
Holy Spirit Verona will once again participate in the Township's Annual Memorial Day Parade. If you're interested in walking or riding with Holy Spirit, please meet at Everett Field at 9:45 am. There will also be a contingent of Holy Spirit folks in front of Terry's Drugs to watch the parade.
Sunday, May 13, in celebration of all women, we are asking members to bring in photos of any mom, grandma, aunt, female figure, etc. you would like to celebrate for Mothers' Day this year. We will display the photos of these special women on the altar, and we'll hold them in prayer during the 10am Worship.
On Sunday, June 17, at the 10am Worship, Holy Spirit Verona will celebrate all male role-models in our lives. Names may be listed at the front of the church (near the pulpit) "In Honor of" or "In Memory of", and a special prayer will be offered. Join us!
At the 10am Worship Service on Sunday, June 24 we will say THANK YOU to our dedicated Sunday School Teachers and Music Director. This will be the final Sunday of our formal program year as we move into Summer mode. This will be the last Sunday for our Church School until the second Sunday in September, and our Music Director will take the summer off.
On Saturday, April 14 starting at 8:30am (until about 11am, or as long as you can stay), members of the Buildings & Grounds Committee will gather for our Spring Work Day. Please join us for a hot breakfast, laughter and a few chores as we tidy up the church building and grounds. All are welcome to help out!