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Regular Services:
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m. (Except Pascha)
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 10:00 a.m. (Except Pascha)

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Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco Brotherhood Feast Day 
28/6/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please plan to join us for Divine Services July 1 at 6:00 p.m. and July 2 at 8:00 a.m. to mark the commemoration of St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco, our Brotherhoods patron saint! All brothers are called upon to attend the Divine Services and to partake of Holy Communion on the day of their patron. On Sunday, July 3 at 5:00 p.m., at Head Brother Konstantin Poplavskys home, there will be a pot luck meal and celebration of our patron saint. There is always a planning session for future projects at this meal too, so bring your best ideas! Present and future brothers are welcome and encouraged to participate in all these events!

Sign up to bring LENTEN food by emailing the brotherhood email: brotherhood@stvladimiraami.org

If you are not on the Brotherhood email list please contact Fr. Gregory and he can add you.

Poplavsky Address: email info@stvladimiraami.org
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Deacon Ordination August 27 - Instructions for Parishioners 
28/6/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

God willing, Subdeacon Dmitri Mihaliov will be ordained a deacon on Saturday, August 27 for service at our St. Vladimir parish. Ordination is the sacrament of the Holy Church that we probably least often participate in, but it is important that we all participate in this ordination appropriately. We ask all our parishioners to review the ordination instructions here and to address questions to Fr. Gregory or Fr. Colin. Please remember - the Divine Liturgy begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 27.

ORDINATION INSTRUCTIONS

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MATCHING GRANT! Boards and Drywall for the New School Building 
27/6/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We have a matching grant! For every board or sheet of drywall you buy between now and July 28 an anonymous donor will buy another! That is, your donation is doubled! If you give $5 our school gets $10. What does that mean? OUR GOAL IS TO BUY EVERYTHING NEEDED INTERIOR CONSTRCTION BY OUR PARISH FEAST DAY: JULY 28! We can do this if we do it together and with generous help from our anonymous donor.

To complete the inside of our school we need 650 2x4 boards and we need 425 sheets of drywall.

As of today we have sold 155 2x4s. Therefore we have 495 boards to go!

As of today we have sold 171 sheets of drywall. Therefore we have 254 sheets to go!

We ask only that you note what you are buying so we can keep track of how many boards are still left to go! You could also use Zelle if that is easier, with treasurer@stvladimiraami.org as the entity to transfer to. Or Venmo @stvladimirchurch. LETS FINISH BUILDING OUR SCHOOL!

BUILDING THE INTERIOR OF THE SCHOOL

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Vacation Bible School is July 18-22 SIGN UP NOW! 
27/6/22, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We are very enthused to welcome our children to Vacation Bible School this year with the theme of The Names of Christ! Learn more and sign up at this link REGISTER TODAY:

REGISTER FOR VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL!

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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
27/6/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Let us humble ourselves and implore the help of God. He can help one who is tempted, for He Himself was tempted.

Venerable Macarius of Optina
Living without Hypocrisy
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
26/6/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

"This is the cause of all evils: the ignorance of the Scriptures. We go into battle without arms, and how ought we to come off safe?" -St. John Chrysostom, Homily IX on Colossians.

In order to help increase the general knowledge of scripture in our parish family we present here for your edification the scripture readings for the coming week. At least one Gospel Reading and one Epistle reading are assigned for each day of the year (although during Great Lent the readings are from the Old Testament). Hearing or reading only those readings appointed for Sunday merely scratches the surface of the great spiritual wealth that the scriptures provide us. Some of the readings are easily understandable others are less so. As Orthodox Christians we do not make private interpretation of scripture, but rather consult the fathers of the Church for their explanations to aid us in our understanding. Those wishing to have access to such explanations are asked to contact Fr. Gregory or inquire in the kiosk for further reading in this regard. Bibles may also be acquired in the kiosk.

Monday: Romans 7:1-13 & Matthew 9:36-10:8
Tuesday: Romans 7:14-8:2 & Matthew 10:9-15
Wednesday: Romans 8:2-13 & Matthew 10:16-22
Thursday: Romans 8:22-27 & Matthew 10:23-31
Friday: Romans 9:6-19 & Matthew 10:32-36,11:1
Saturday: Romans 3:28-4:3 & Matthew 7:24-8:4

: . 7:1-13 9:36-10:8
: . 7:14-8:2 10:9-15
: . 8:2-13 10:16-22
: . 8:22-27 10:23-31
: . 9:6-19 10:32-36,11:1
: . 3:28-4:3 7:24-8:4

Please find below several very nice articles on how to read the scripture from an Orthodox point of view.

By St. Justin (Popovich):

http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/phronema/bible_how.aspx

By Bishop Kalistos (Ware):

http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/phronema/ware_howto.aspx
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Sunday Divine Liturgy on Now! 
26/6/22, 10:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of today's Divine Liturgy beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the following link:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

VIDEO LIVE STREAM

Please remember - the stream only broadcasts live services. If you would like to listen to previously recorded and edited services please visit our sound blog:

SOUND OF THE PARISH BLOG

If you would like to view past services please visit our YouTube page:

ST. VLADIMIR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

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Sunday Publications Available Now 
26/6/22, 08:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our parish Sunday publications are available now at the link below. Find our Prayer List, "Good News", and "Sunday Reading", plus other parish publications!
PARISH PUBLICATIONS

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Confession & Communion at St. Vladimirs + Rule to Prepare for Communion 
26/6/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Confession and Communion are the two sacraments we most often partake of as Orthodox Christians and thus it behooves us to learn about these, how to prepare for these, and how to best take advantage of the Grace that our Lord freely gives us in these sacraments. At St. Vladimirs we have created a special web site for this purpose with much information in this regard. Please find the web site listed below and please contact Fr. Gregory with questions!

CONFESSION AND COMMUNION AT ST. VLADIMIR'S

PRAYERS BEFORE COMMUNION - PARISH PRAYER KIT

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Vigil Live Stream on Now! 
25/6/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of tonight's Vigil beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the following links:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

VIDEO LIVE STREAM

Please remember - the stream only broadcasts live services. If you would like to listen to previously recorded and edited services please visit our sound blog:
SOUND OF THE PARISH BLOG

If you would like to view past services please visit our YouTube page:

ST. VLADIMIR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

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