Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral

102 Russell Street, Worcester, MA 01609 • (508) 791 - 7326

 

Liturgical Ministries

We have a number of opportunities for our parishioners to offer their time, talent, and love within the context of the liturgical services. 

Altar Boys




Choir

The Cathedral Choir is seeking new members!

Requirements are:

  • 14 years old and older
  • No formal music training necessary
  • No need to read Greek or musical notes
  • Desire to sing

If you love to sing and wish to share your voice to enhance our Sunday Liturgies, please contact the cathedral office at 508-791-7326.


Chanters


Byzantine Chant is the traditional style of musical worship in the Christian East. The practice is made up of 8 melodic genres to which hymns are written and set, each one evoking a different emotion or message. Byzantine Chant is the older form of liturgical music, as contrasted to the Western Choir. In modern Greek Orthodox Churches in America, however, both styles and groups are utilized.

The chanting at St. Spyridon is directed by John Kritikos. He is an accomplished singer with a great love for ecclesiastical music. Helping him on Sundays and when available are George Panagiotopoulos and Nicholas Paleologos. 

If you are interested in learning more about Byzantine Chant or becoming involved in our program, please speak with John or one of our priests after services. 


Pangari Team (Ushers/Greeters)

Pangari (or Usher) Service is carried out faithfully by members of our community. Each member of the Parish Council is part of rotation of teams, but anyone in the community is welcome to volunteer their time to help with this ministry.

Pangari Members welcome members and visitors alike upon entering the church, provide help in purchasing candles, pass the collection tray at the end of the service, and can help find available seats. 

These welcoming and loving people are always available to help should you have any needs or questions.