What to Expect

We chose Holy Spirit because...

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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

Fellowship Hall Getting a Facelift

And so it begins...

Thanks to the generosity of parishioners John Trapp and John Redd, our Fellowship Hall is getting a facelift.  We are grateful to John and John for their gift of time and talent!  For the next several weeks, please be aware that meetings *may* be relocated and access to this room *may be* be limited.  If you are available to assist with this or any other Buildings and Grounds project, please speak with John Trapp.

Holy Communion

Sunday, May 22
In the Episcopal Church, we don't formally observe "First Communion," leaving it up to parents' discretion as to when they'd like their child(ren) to begin receiving the Eucharist.  We welcome all who are baptized - no age limit! - to receive.  Some families do like to mark that milestone for their children, so on May 22 at our 10 am service, we will celebrate Holy Communion with a few of our kids.  Our Sunday School classes in May and June will be focused on Eucharist.

Regional Ministry Network Clergy Meeting with Bishop Hughes

Thursday, April 28

The clergy of the Florence Li Tim-Oi (central south) Regional Ministry Network will gather with Bishop Hughes at Holy Spirit (in the Fellowship Hall) for this month's meeting.  The meeting will be from 9:30-11 am on Thursday, April 28, 2022.  Our cluster is named for the first female ordained in the Anglican Communion.  To learn more about the regional ministry networks, click here.

Episcopal 101 - Part 2

Sunday, June 5

Want to learn what a verger is?  Have no idea where the narthex is?  Come learn more about The Episcopal Church - offered in two parts at 7pm on Sunday, May 15 and Sunday, June 5.  Bring your questions and be prepared for some fun!  Wine and cheese also available.  For more information, speak with your Churchwardens or Rector.  #bothand  #britishreformation

Episcopal 101 - Part 1

Sunday, May 15

Want to learn what a verger is?  Have no idea where the narthex is?  Come learn more about The Episcopal Church - offered in two parts at 7pm on Sunday, May 15 and Sunday, June 5.  Bring your questions and be prepared for some fun!  Wine and cheese also available.  For more information, speak with your Churchwardens, Curate or Rector.  #bothand  #britishreformation

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 17

After our Easter Sunday (April 17) Worship, we'll gather outside to watch the children gather up the Easter eggs that have been placed around for their discovery and enjoyment (eggs are filled with candy).  

Holy Week 2022 Schedule

holy week 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]

FLOWERING THE CROSS

Saturday, April 16
Flowering the Cross 2021

Join us on Saturday, April 16 as we "flower the cross," turning a symbol of pain and suffering into one of rebirth and renewal.  Pass by anytime between 1pm and 3pm and bring any type of flower or greenery.  We will use the cross on Easter Sunday during our 10am worship service.  At the end of the Sunday's service, we'll bring the cross outside as further witness that Christ is Risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Diocesan Convention 2022 in Summit

Saturday, May 7

On Saturday, May 7, the Diocese of Newark will host the 2022 Diocesan Convention at a Calvary Summit.  Representing Holy Spirit Verona in-person will be Reggie Mitchell, Chrystine Gaffeney, Reverend Katherine and Father Jerry.  All parishioners are invilted to watch the meeting via YouTube along with our deputation: Yolanda Silverio and alternates Christine Liaukus and Patti Walsh.

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