Charity holds a BA degree in vocal music performance from Hiram College and a Masters of Divinity degree from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She also completed a year of Clinical Pastoral Education at the Cleveland Clinic and worked at The Church in Aurora (Congregational) and the Congregational Church of Tallmadge Ohio. While in Ohio, she met her husband Jim. Returning to New Hampshire to prepare for her ordination, she also worked as a staff chaplain at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA. When Jim was accepted into the PhD accounting program at the University of North Carolina, Charity accepted a position as Palliative Care Chaplain resident at Duke University Hospital.
The Omartians have three children, Tommy, Violet and Harrison. The Omartians live in Wells, with Jim spending time in North Carolina as needed to complete his PhD.