Spread the Gospel to all nations…

without spreading yourself so thin

At Dormition Text Services, we believe that treating our clients like family in the best sense is the ethos of the Orthodox Christian community as it should be.

On the opening of the new Dormition Text office, Transfiguration 2016.

On the opening of the new Dormition Text office, Transfiguration 2016.

Dormition Text Services has been delivering results since we opened in 2015. Our goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and tremendous value for our customers.

We have over ten years of experience assisting Orthodox clergy and parishes, and we are passionate about exceeding your expectations.

We love our clients and welcome your feedback and suggestions. Use our Contact Us page to tell us what we’re doing right or what we can improve on.



Dormition Text Services began as the secretarial and personal assistant position of Maria Powell at a small church in Mississippi, where she learned to use her office administration skills to assist the priest and parish where she came into the Orthodox Church. 

In the years since, the local priest retired, and Maria moved back to her home state, where she eventually formed Dormition Text Services. 

At its inception, Dormition Text Services existed as one woman transcribing homilies in her garage. We have now expanded our team to include four transcriptionists, and we have expanded our range of services to better meet our clients’ needs. 

Since our expansion, we have continued transcription work, taking the homilies and presentations of our clients and creating a formatted, edited, researched, and notated document ready for publication. We have worked on projects to publish books, updated and maintained blogs, coached seminary graduates and their families through the daunting ordination application process, and assisted mission parishes with their day-to-day and week-to-week business.

It is our goal to support the missions and ministries of our clients and to give opportunities, when possible, to other Orthodox families. 


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