Church of the Holy Spirit

open, welcoming, joyful Verona, NJ
Church of the Holy Spirit
Church of the Holy Spirit
Church of the Holy Spirit
Church of the Holy Spirit

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36 Gould Street
Verona, NJ 07044


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Who We Are

We are a multi-generational, family-centered church. Our congregation worships together, supports each other in times of trouble, celebrates together, and does God’s work in the world. We are open, welcoming, and inclusive. We invite you to join us.

About Us



Jerry Racioppi

Following a childhood dream, Jerry entered the priesthood after a first career in Human Resources with Marriott hotels. Verona born and bred, Jerry earned his Masters of Divinity from Drew Theological Seminary in Madison, NJ and was previously seminarian at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Montclair. Jerry brings energy, new ideas, and excitement to Holy Spirit. Before entering his career in Human Resources, Jerry earned a masters in counseling from Fordham University at Lincoln Center and a bachelors from Iona College in New Rochelle. Jerry is excited to be a part of this welcoming, open and inclusive Christ-centered community.

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