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Liturgical Readers





Our purpose is to provide strong, clear, and unaffected reading of the scriptures when needed in the liturgical services of the parish so that the Holy Spirit can work specifically in the heart of each hearer.

This requires periodic training and availability to tread at the Divine Liturgy on Sunday mornings. The lead chanter creates a schedule for each quarter, which typically requires a reader to read on Sunday during the three months. She also schedules and leads the training sessions.

Age Group:

Age 15 and up.

Getting Involved:

Please express your interest in this ministry to the lead chanter, Charlotte. She will schedule an initial training session with you. This is a rerequisite for reading in the services. One needs to have a fairly loud voice and no fear of reading in front of a crowd. All are welcome to investigate this ministry if they enjoy reading aloud.



Diakonissa Charlotte graduated magna cum laude from the University of Denver, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. She married Marine officer Bria...[more]
“An Orthodox community where people find transformation in Jesus Christ.”

Worship - Service - Community - Education

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Diakonissa Charlotte graduated magna cum laude from the University of Denver, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. She married Marine officer Brian Todd (who is now Dn. Eugene) in 1984 and lived in many places as a result. She and Brian, along with five of their six children, entered the Orthodox Church in 1997. She began chanting in 1998 and has attended numerous music and chanting workshops at the Sacred Music Institute of Antiochian Village in Pennsylvania. She has been leading the chant ministry at St Spyridon since 2008 and she initiated the St. Spyridon youth choir in 2009. Dk. Charlotte homeschooled her children for twenty-two years, and several of her daughters have become active in the chanting ministry along with her. Dk. Charlotte has been active in several choirs and vocal ensembles over the years, including the Denver-based Orthodox Octet directed by the late composer Richard Toensing. She also enjoys hiking, knitting, baking, and reading.