Ministries

St. Spyridon has many vibrant ministries, please contact the church office more information or you may e-mail Father Evan directly.

Pastoral Outreach and Care

To schedule an appointment for pastoral counseling, house blessings, Holy Confession, hospital visits, the birth of a child, etc., please contact Fr. Evan.

Worship and Sacramental Life

Saint Spyridon Church keeps a full liturgical calendar with many opportunities to encounter Christ through worship and prayer. The life of faith is made active through the Holy Spirit and the mysteries/sacraments of the Faith. Sunday liturgies are at 10:00 AM. Please see our website calendar for the times of feast day liturgies, prayer services, and special services.

Liturgical Ministries

Join us in being a part of these liturgical ministries! To help serve during the worship service, please find the appropriate contact information below.

  • CHOIR: Our mission is to lead and inspire the parishioners of Saint Spyridon Church toward a deeper relationship with Christ by greater and more joyful participation in worship through singing. Psalm 100:1-2 “Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful singing.” If you would like to join us in this ministry, please contact Chris or visit Music Ministry to learn more.
  • YOUTH CHOIR: Our children (grades 2-8) are learning the hymns and responses of the Divine Liturgy. They rehearse immediately after liturgy in the choir loft and sing for the service one Sunday each month. Please contact Charlotte or visit the Music Ministry page to learn more.
  • CHANTERS: Byzantine Chant is Christianity’s most ancient form of music. Our chanters are learning this ancient form of Christian music to beautify and enhance our services by leading worship and prayer. If you are interested in becoming a chanter please contact Charlotte or visit the Music Ministry page to learn more.
  • ALTAR SERVERS: If your son would like to serve in our altar during Divine Services, you may contact Darrin to get more details.
  • EPISTLE READERS: If you would like to be one of our Epistle Readers for Sunday Divine Liturgies, please contact Dn. Mark for more information.

Programs for Youth, College & Beyond

We have a complete youth program for children and young adults. See below for each age group and feel free to contact Emily to learn more about our youth activities. Check out our Youth page to find out about youth events or the OCF & YAL events page for the college & young adult age group!

  • LAP: The Little Angels Playgroup is for mom’s with newborns & toddlers.
  • HOPE & JOY: Hope & Joy is for children from kindergarten thru 5th grade students.
  • JR. GOYA: Junior Greek Orthodox Youth of America is our vibrant middle school group.
  • SR. GOYA: Senior Greek Orthodox Youth of America continues with our high school students.
  • OCF: Orthodox Christian Fellowship is our growing college student group.
  • YAL: Young Adult League is for all those who are post-college adults up to age 35.

Men’s & Women’s Fellowship

  • Men of St Spyridon (MOSS): MOSS meets on the second Saturday of each month at 6pm for Vespers followed by fellowship and discussion at the Coffee Tree at about 6:45pm. If there is no Vespers, we will meet at church at 6pm, and proceed to the Coffee Tree by 6:15pm. Please contact Neil, Andrew, or Darrell for more information.
  • Women’s Fellowship: All women, 18 age and up, are invited to gather every two months in homes along the Front Range for an evening of relaxation, good conversation, and fellowship. Women are asked to bring their favorite appetizer or dessert to share and drinks will be provided. Guests are welcomed! Dates planned for our future Women’s Fellowship are Tuesdays March 26th (hosted by Maria Tschetter, May 28th (hosted by Carol Sarian), and July 30th (hosted by Maria Tschetter). Watch for the announcement in our weekly bulletin as we get closer to the specific dates. For more information or any questions, please contact Carol.

Friends of the Poor (Philoptochos chapter)

Our chapter is part of an organization of Orthodox Christian women whose sole commitment is to serve the poor and needy, locally and worldwide, in the Name of Jesus Christ. Philoptochos hosts monthly service projects at Saint Spyridon Church and is also active in serving the poor on a need specific basis. Please contact Maria or Diana for more information. You may also visit our Philoptochos page.

Myrrhbearers

The Myrrhbearers are women of Saint Spyridon, under the Philoptochos Organization of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, who are committed to bearing one another’s burdens through the ministry of intercessory prayer. If you have a prayer request or praise that you would like our Myrrhbearers to pray for, please call, email or fill out a prayer request card which can be found at the candle stand next to the Poor Box; cards are picked up on a regular basis. Contact Barb with your requests or for more information.

Support Angels

The Support Angels of Saint Spyridon are parishioners who, under the Philoptochos Organization of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, extend support to those in need by providing meals, transportation, visitation, and other forms of care. If you are in need of assistance or know someone in the parish who is, please contact Nicole.

Bookstore

The Bookstore is open during fellowship hour on Sundays and offers a wide selection of religious books, icons, jewelry, and more. We can special order icons of your choice from Saint Isaac of Syria Skete. You can view them in the catalog in the store or online at www.skete.com. Please contact Darrell for more information.

Lending Library

You can check out books from a wide selection of Orthodox Christianity literature from our Lending Library. Books can be found in the Fellowship Hall. For further questions, contact Cathi.

IOCC/OCMC

Saint Spyridon Church is a participating member in International Orthodox Christian Charities and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. To learn more about their work, please visit their websites at www.iocc.org and www.ocmc.org. If you are interested in getting involved in OCMC you may contact Darrell to get more information and details.

Northern Colorado Hellenic Association (NCHA)

We are always looking for individuals interested in participating. For more information contact Katerina.