Members of Verona Clergy Welcome Islamic Center

Father Jerry, Dr. Montster Awad and Father Joe D'Amico at Memorial Day 2018

Members of the Verona Clergy Council held a meeting on Wednesday, June 6 with Dr. Montaser Awad, President of the Verona Islamic Center and other members of this new Verona house of worship.  These neighbors were formally welcomed and a wonderful dialogue ensued about how we might support one another.  A formal letter of welcome was signed and presented by members of the Verona Clergy Council.  Click here to review the letter. 

Pentecost 2018 Photos

Pentecost 2018 Recession

Pentecost Sunday 2018 was May 20, and it was a true celebration at Church of the Holy Spirit.  We had tounges of fire, a dove, red candles, the congregation wore red, we heard scripture in foreign languages and we shared in a red Coffee Hour.  Thank you to our resident Sunday School teacher and photographer Kathleen Gentile.

Be A Good Neighbor

Check out this lovely article about being a good neighbor (and highlighting our front lawn sign) featured on myVeronaNJ:

Verona Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 28
Verona Civic Center

On Monday, May 28, 2018, Fr. Jerry will give the Invocation at Verona's Memorial Day Ceremony held each year in the Civic Center.

Our Presiding Bishop Preaches at Royal Wedding

Did you watch the Royal Wedding?  The cars, the dresses, the hats?  How about that sermon?  The sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding was given by the Episcopal Church's Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.  "There is power in love... ultimately the source of love is God himself," said PB Curry.  Amen!  Watch or read the entire sermon here, or learn about the event here.

XI Bishop Elect - The Rev. Carlye Hughes

Three lay deputies (Jane Eliasof, Karen Pensiero and Ken Traficante) and Father Jerry spend Saturday, May 19, 2018 attending the Electing Convention for the XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark.  They joined the other four hundred plus people at St. Peter's Morristown to witness history being made.  Our Bishop Elect (elected on the first ballot) is the Rev. Carlye Hughes of the Dicoese of Fort Worth, Texas.  For complete details, click here.

Blessing of Backpacks

Sunday, September 9
Blessing of the Backpacks 2017

During our 10am Worship on Gathering Sunday (September 9, 2018), students of all ages are encouraged to bring their backpacks to Church.

A special blessing will be offered as a new academic year commences.

Gathering Sunday

Sunday, September 9
Gathering Sunday 2017

Gathering Sunday is Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Our worship returns to the main Church, and join us for our special outdoor potluck coffee hour!  Sign up sheet for potluck in Fellowship Hall.

Worship and Program Committee Meets and Eats

Saturday, June 16

The Worship and Program Committee meets on a Saturday every other month at a local restaurant typically at 8am.  This month we are meeting on Saturday, June 16 at the Verona Diner.

Got an idea for Sunday morning worship? A new educational program?  A special event for children? If you are interested, please contact Patti Walsh and she'll let you know where we are meeting for the month. All are welcome.

Suicide Prevention Walk in Verona Park

Sunday, October 14
Out of the Darkness - Suicide Prevention Walk Verona Park 2017

A team from Holy Spirit Verona will join in the "Out of the Darkness" Suicide Prevention Walk in Verona Park on Sunday, October 14 from 1:30-4:30pm.  We will walk in loving memory of Vanya Citrano.  Registration begins at 1:30pm, and the Walk begins at 3pm.


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