Annual Report January 2005
By James Lewandowski
REV. 1:3: Blessed is He who reads aloud the words of the prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, And who keep what is written therein; for the time is near.
The beginning of the year all l6 readers were given a schedule of there Sunday Epistle Readings. Out of 16 Readers two newer showed at all on there scheduled days, one showed up only once, eight were Missing more than two times.
Epistle Readers were asked to contribute to help in Reading of Vespers, Matins, and Thanksgiving Prayers. After Liturgy. No Reader came forth. This task was taken on solely by Pearl Homiak.
On, January 14, 2004, Jerry Kincaid gave a class for Readers, 10 were present.
November 2004, Jerry Kincaid gave a mandatory class for all Readers. At this time out of the 16 assigned Readers, 10 Readers took the class and three potential new Readers also were present; Phillip Neznanov, Pearl Homak, and Michalene Sloan.
On Sunday Dec. 12, 2004 this report writer will give a make up class for Readers who missed the first class.
There were three Readers Tonsured the year at our 20th Anniversary Celebration, Mike Bauml, Jason Homiak, and James Lewandowski.
A Readers Handbook was established this year for the 2005 Reader schedule to include: The correct Tone and verbiage of the Prokeimenon, The Epistle Reading, and The Alleluia.
Also, the home page on the web site for Readers/Chanters needs to be updated.