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Today's Date According to the Church (Old) Calendar:


Regular Services:
Confession Daily (except Sunday): 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.

Full Service Schedule:

Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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What to Burn? 
16/4/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Folks often have questions about how to property dispose of certain things. We provide this information to help you in this regard. Questions? Please contact Fr. Gregory!
Flyer in PDF Format

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Join us this Sunday! 
16/4/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


All are welcome at St. Vladimir's! Please join us this Sunday! More information can be found at this link, and we encourage you to share this with family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers!

DIVINE SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021

Due to the pandemic we have guidelines that must be followed. Please find those here:

HELP US KEEP THE PARISH OPEN DURING THE PANDEMIC

Services in the barn (mostly Sunday Liturgies) do not require sign up. All other services (which are held inside the church building) do - including Saturday evening Vigil and the Sunday 8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy. Sign up here:

DIVINE SERVICES WEEK OF APRIL 12, 2021

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No Presanctified Friday 
15/4/21, 10:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please note that the Presanctified Liturgy in Friday, April 16 has been canceled. We regret any inconvenience this causes for anyone. Please spread the word to those you know, or suspect, were planning to attend.

Fr. Gregory
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Great Lent Ending - Act Now! 
15/4/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

It is hard to believe, but this coming Sunday is the LAST SUNDAY of Great Lent. Strictly speaking there are two lenten periods at this time of year: Great Lent and Holy Week. Great Lent ends with the Presanctified Liturgy on Friday, April 23. That means this Sunday is the last Sunday of Great Lent. The ideal response to this shocking news should be reflection. How have I done? What do I want to do before we meet the risen Christ on May 2? What is my plan for Holy Week? Maybe things have not been just what I planned, but how can I make good use of the rest of this most important time of year? As a help to your prayerful reflection we provide a link to our Holy Week and Bright Week schedule below. Please take advantage of the daily services those two weeks. This is a time for us to be in church as often as possible, walking with Christ during Holy Week and celebrating with Him and the disciples (and our parish family) in his Resurrection during Bright Week. May the Lord help us in our struggle!

HOLY WEEK & BRIGHT WEEK AT ST. VLADIMIRS

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All English Cycle of Services this Friday/Saturday 
15/4/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please join us Friday at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday at 8:00 a.m. for our monthly cycle of All-English Divine Services for the Laudation of the Theotokos! If you cannot come to the Evening Services or Liturgy please try to join us on one of our live streams.

FIND ST. VLADIMIR LIVE STREAMS

All are welcome! The services will be inside the church, so we ask that you sign up. This allows us to understand the number of people that will attend since we have limited, physically distanced spaces inside the temple. The link to the sign up sheet can be found on our parish home page. If you have any trouble finding that please email: info@stvladimriaami.org.

LEARN MORE - ENGLISH

LEARN MORE - RUSSIAN

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General Unction is April 19 New Information! 
14/4/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please plan to join us on Monday, April 19, 2021 for the annual Michigan Deanery General Unction service at St. Vladimirs. The service will be held outside (NEW), unless the weather is contrary, in which case it will be held in the Winter Worship Space with open doors and windows. Our usual pandemic guidelines will be followed, as at all other Divine Services in the Winter Worship Space. Details can be found at the flyer below, which would also be good to share with friends and loved ones:
GENERAL UNCTION FLYER WITH DIRECTIONS

Following the Unction service there will be a short presentation on our parish efforts at meeting the Lords Matthew 25 Challenge. We welcome support from all those of good will, and hope to spread these efforts to other deanery parishes. Please plan to join us!
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Work Day - Great Ready for Pascha! 
14/4/21, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please join us on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. to help prepare our property for the feast of feasts and the day of days: the Resurrection of our Lord! The Lord has blessed us with a large piece of property and it all needs to be ready for the greatest of all feasts in our Orthodox Christian year. Come one come all! Spread the word! Many hands make light work! With a good turnout we can be done in just a few hours!
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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday!  
14/4/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We present here a short educational offering for both children and adults on the upcoming Sunday's principle Gospel reading so that all can better prepare for the Divine Services. Parents are asked to review the childrens portion with their children. It is very important for us to attend the Divine Services on Sundays and whenever else we are able, but in addition it is our spiritual responsibility to educate ourselves and our families in the faith. It is our hope that this mid-week offering will be an aid in this regard. Please contact Fr. Gregory with questions or suggestions.

For Adults: from the writings of Blessed Theophylact

For Youth: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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Great Standing of St. Andrew is this Wednesday 
13/4/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for the Standing of St. Andrew this Wednesday. We wont mince words this is a long service. One of the longest of the year. And it is a challenge and one we should embrace! At this service we read the entire penitential canon of St. Andrew of Crete, the entire life of St. Mary of Egypt, and the full Matins service in preparation for the Presanctified Liturgy on THURSDAY night. There is only one life of a saint that is mandated to be read in the Divine Services during the entire year. And this is the life of St. Mary of Egypt. This should tell us something it should tell us this is important and we should participate in this service as we are able. Ideally by attending the service, but if that is impossible, via the live stream. Please join us as your personal schedule allows!

FIND ST. VLADIMIR LIVE STREAMS

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Evening Presanctified this THURSDAY 
13/4/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


This year, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Peter, we will celebrate the beautiful Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts throughout Great Lent on Wednesday evenings. Matins begins at 3:00 p.m. Liturgy will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m. We will have a pot luck meal after the service. Please email our Head Sister (headsister@stvladimiraami.org) to let her know what you will bring. Please join us for these remarkably beautiful and meaningful Lenten evening services and for mid-week fellowship with your parish family at the meal afterwards!

Thursday, April 15 NOTE THIS IS A THURSDAY
Wednesday, April 21

The Liturgical Fast for those communing begins after breakfast for the 6:00 p.m. services. In other words, you may eat breakfast, but eat or drink nothing further after that. Parents should use their best judgment regarding their children, as always. Those who confessed on the weekend prior to the Wednesday Presanctified need not confess again on/before Wednesday.

PLEASE NOTE! There are other Presanctified Liturgies throughout Great Lent that begin with Matins at 8:00 a.m. and Liturgy about 11:00 a.m. - mostly on Fridays. Please consult the schedule of services on our web site for more details.
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