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Today's Date According to the Old Calendar:


Regular Services:
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 10:00 a.m.

Full Service Schedule:

Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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Shared Calendar of Services & Activities Available! 
21/4/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimirs Shared Calendar is Available!

See all the services and activities for the rest of the year and even into 2018! Heres how (this is for Google other ICAL supported calendars work too):

1. Open Google Calendar.
2. Next to "Other calendars" on the left, click the down arrow.
3. Select Add by URL.
4. Enter the calendar's address in the field provided: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/calendar%40stvladimiraami.org/public/basic.ics
5. Click Add Calendar. The calendar will appear on the left side under "Other calendars."

Note: It might take up to 12 hours for changes to show in your Google Calendar.

Please consider adding our shared calendar to your other calendars so you will always know when the Divine Services are scheduled!

If you would like to see the calendar in HTML please visit this link:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=calendar%40stvladimiraami.org&ctz=America/New_York
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Invite those in Need to Lunch Every Sunday 
20/4/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We invite our parish family to invite friends and loved ones who are in need to our parish meal each Sunday at 1200. As a parish we have a responsibility and a desire to follow the Matthew 25 commandments of our Lord. This is a one small way in which we can do this. Spread the word! We are happy to have others join us for lunch!
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Welcome Students! 
20/4/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimir's warmly welcomes students from the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and all our local institutions of higher education. Need a ride? Please let us know (info@stvladimiraami.org)! We will be happy to pick you up and bring you to church. Interested in spiritual growth? We have a college age youth group just for that. We realize you might not be here every Sunday. We are good with that! But we do hope you will join us as often as you can! Welcome to St. Vladimir's!
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Communing the Sick, Blessing Homes, Spiritual Support - Please Reach Out! 
19/4/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Fr. Gregory is available to bring Holy Communion to the sick, bless homes and apartments (or dorm rooms), or to provide spiritual support to any and all of our parish family whenever there is a need. Please do not hesitate to contact him! Too often those in need suffer in silence because they do not want to bother the priest. Fr. Gregory is here to serve our parish family just as Christ came to minister so too is this the calling of the parish priest. You can reach Fr. Gregory by phone or SMS at 734-649-5746 or via email at ogrisha@stvladimiraami.org. Rest assured he looks forward to hearing from you any time whether you have a specific need or even if you just need to talk please contact him!
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Paschal Visit of Graves is this Sunday + YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITY 
19/4/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our annual Paschal visiting of graves takes place this Sunday (April 22) after the Brotherhood Dinner (we should arrive at Forest Hill Cemetery about 2:30 p.m.). For those graves we cannot visit on Sunday: please make an appointment with Fr. Gregory so that he can visit your familys graves with you before Ascension (May 17).

Please note, the Paschal visit of graves IS the Youth Group Activity this Sunday. Please plan to join us!

9-12 Year Old Group More Information/RSVP:

https://goo.gl/forms/IF8jRWG9IacBolTZ2

Teen Group More Information/RSVP:

https://goo.gl/forms/MvTGS7V8SKbrNiZ92
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Peter Longan Deaconate Ordination 
18/4/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimir Family,

Christ is Risen!

I have just received word from Peter Longan that, God willing, he will be ordained a Deacon this Sunday at the Moscow Theological Academy Church at St. Sergius Holy Trinity Monastery. Let us thank God that another our of St. Vladimirs family will join the ranks of those that the Lord speaks of in this way:

Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. (Matthew 20:26-28)

Let us pray for our Brother Peter that the Lord will grant him many years of fruitful servant-ministry in His Vineyard the Holy Church! And let us pray for Elizabeth that the Lord will strengthen her for her own ministry that comes with being the wife of a clergyman! Let us keep them both closely in our prayers this week as they prepare themselves for Peters ordination this Sunday.

God-willing, later this year Peter, Elizabeth, and their child set to arrive this June will move to Ann Arbor to serve our St. Vladimir parish.

Indeed He is Risen!

Fr. Gregory
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Weekly Educational Offering 
18/4/18, 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: an explanation of this coming Sunday's Gospel reading from Blessed Theophylact:

https://chrysostompress.org/c_third_pascha.html

For children, from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups):

http://ww1.antiochian.org/sites/default ... 4-22-a.pdf
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Coming Back to Church We Welcome You! 
17/4/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Perhaps it has been some time since you came to Church maybe even since your childhood. Please know that we WELCOME you at St. Vladimirs. The Church is here for you our Lord became incarnate for the salvation of all. If you have been away for a while please consider this your invitation: we WELCOME you at St. Vladimirs! Please contact Fr. Gregory at 734-649-5746 or ogrisha@stvladimiraami.org with questions or concerns. Rest assured you will be welcome as a part of our parish family!
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***Parish School Fund Raiser is April 22 Buy Tickets or Donate Now!*** 
17/4/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for the kickoff fund raiser for our parish day school, the Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy! The fund raiser is set for April 22, 2018 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

Tickets for the event (and donations towards this effort) can be purchased at this link:

https://stvladimiraami.networkforgood.com/events/6200-ann-arbor-orthodox-classical-academy-fund-raising-kickoff

A flyer to share (and please do share it!) can be found at this link:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/aaocaf ... -22-18.pdf

Classes begin in the Fall of 2019 - help us to make that a reality by supporting our efforts!
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Time to Volunteer for the 2018 Festival 
16/4/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Volunteer for Festival Duties Now the 2018 Festival is September 15 & 16:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14paULj3UY8s49B8HaxB31EkABpf8pEpppX5BUOn5H7o/edit?usp=sharing
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