What We Believe

Sunday School Registration Begins

By: 
Jane Eliasof
Sunday School Class #1

Open enrollment for students in our Sunday School program begins on Sunday, September 8 at 10 am.  On that day, Gathering Sunday, Father Jerry will bless students’ backpacks and include a special prayer for the start of a new semester.  A potluck brunch follows the worship service.  All are welcome.  [Click photo or HERE to read more.]

What I Expect of You as People of Faith

Inspired by a question she was asked at a Confirmation Retreat, Bishop Carlye Hughes shares what she expects of us as people of faith in northern New Jersey.  What she envisions applies as much to adults as it does to our newly Confirmed youth.  Watch the video here (time: 5:16).

Lent Madness 2019

lent madness

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.

Click on image for more details (or read below).

Christmas Pageant 2018 Video

Christmas Pageant

The children of our Sunday School tell the story of Jesus' birth with "A New Perspective".

Check out this video to feel the joy!

The Dismissal

Dismissal

Father Jerry joyfully concludes each service with the help of the children.  They assist in the jumping tripple Alleluia dismissal.  Thanks be to God!

Check out this video to feel the joy!

Verona Clergy Council Welcome Letter to Islamic Center

Clergy of the First Presbyterian, First Congregational, Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic and Holy Spirit Episcopal Churches formally welcomed the newest house of worship to town with a meeting on June 6, 2018.  Read the formal letter of welcome, peace and inclusion here.

Be A Good Neighbor

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

 http://www.myveronanj.com/2018/05/25/be-a-good-neighbor/

Easter Sunday 2018 Photos

Our Easter Sunday Procession

Photos from our Festival Day - Easter Sunday 2018.  Thanks to our resident photographer (and Sunday School Teacher), Kathleen Gentile.

XI Bishop Electing Convention

Saturday, May 19

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: Jane EliasofKaren Pensiero or Ken Traficante, plus Father Jerry.  Please pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit on this Pentecost weekend.

Lent Madness 2018

lent madness

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.

Click on image for more details (or read below).

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