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Today's Date According to the Church (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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Join us this Sunday! 
4/9/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


All are welcome at St. Vladimir's! Pleae 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, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020

Due to the pandemic we have guidelines that must be followed. Please find those here:
PARISH PLAN TO EXIT QUARANTINE

ONE PAGE SYNOPSIS OF STEP 5 GUIDELINES

Outdoor services (Sunday Liturgies) do not require sign up. All other services (which are held inside the church building) do - including Saturday evening Vigil. Sign up here:

DIVINE SERVICES WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2020

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Commemorations at the Divine Liturgy 
3/9/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


The single best way for us to pray for our friends and loved ones is to arrange for them to be remembered at the Divine Liturgy. We serve approximately 130 Divine Liturgies per year, so your friends or loved ones will be prayed for approximately ever three days as a rule at St. Vladimir's. Please visit the page linked below to learn more and to arrange for your friends and loved ones to be commemorated at the Divine Liturgy at St. Vladimir’s

COMMEMORATIONS AT ST. VLADIMIR'S

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List of Foods most Needed by Food Gatherers 
3/9/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


What non-perishable food items should we bring to St. Vladimir’s? Food Gatherers makes these suggestions – please help those who are food insecure this Sunday by bringing these (or any) non-perishable food items with you to Liturgy!

INFORMATION TO SHARE

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Shared Calendar of Services & Activities Available! 
2/9/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimir’s Shared Calendar is Available!

See all the services and activities for the rest of the year and even into 2018! Here’s 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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Shared Calendar of Services & Activities Available! 
1/9/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimir’s Shared Calendar is Available!

See all the services and activities for the rest of the year and even into 2018! Here’s 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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Electrical Issues at Church 
31/8/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Last Sunday we got ourselves all set to serve the Divine Liturgy, and then the power went out. The weather was perfect – that obviously wasn’t the issue. Likely DTE needed to do some work on the lines and just turned off the power. That doesn’t happen super often, but we do lose power several times per year and it always seems to be on Sunday morning. That IS a problem because if we don’t have power we don’t have water. The Parish Council met that same Sunday and we decided that it is time for us to secure a full-building generator. So if you have one of those sitting around in your garage please consider donating it to the parish. :) But since that is very unlikely, we will begin raising funds for the generator. The cost is $5000 or so. If you’d like to help with this please contact our Starosta, Jack Mitchell, or our Treasurer, Mikhail Fisenkov. We’ll also do some special collections in the next little while to allow everyone to help with this project as they are able. Our parishioners have been very generous in materially supporting the parish during this pandemic and the Parish Council is very thankful! If you are in a position to help with this project please do help. Once the generator is in place we will never have to cancel services again because of an electrical outage!
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Monday First Things: Teaching of the Holy Fathers 
31/8/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


“The proud sin greatly who, after studying secular literature and having turned to the Holy Scriptures, consider all that they say to be the Law of God, and do not endeavour to come to know the thoughts of the prophets and apostles, but seek out from the scriptures inapropriate texts for their own thoughts, as if this were a good work, and not the most defiled kind of study: to distort the thoughts of Scripture and submit them to their own intentions, in spite of obvious contradictions… It is not proper to children and charlatans to try to teach that which they do not know.”

St. Jerome
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Dormition of the Theotokos is Thursday & Friday 
26/8/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please plan to join us for the of the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God on August 27 at 6:00 p.m and August 28 at 8:00 a.m. 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:

SIGN UP TO ATTEND SERVICES - WEEK OF 8/24/20

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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
26/8/20, 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 children’s 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 Children: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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Moving Indoors for Sunday Mornings 
25/8/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


At the Parish Council meeting on Sunday, August 23, 2020 the topic of how best to move back into the parish church for Sunday morning Liturgies was discussed. First – if you have ideas about this please share them with Fr. Gregory or any of the Parish Council members. YOU CAN FIND THE LIST OF PARISH COUNCIL MEMBERS HERE.

Second – we are putting together a plan. We will communicate that plan early and clearly, and we will stick to that plan consistently throughout the cold winter months. No one knows how long the pandemic will last, and no one can predict how the disease curve will progress, so we have to plan for the worst and hope for the best. We ask your patience during this time, and we assure you that there will be ample opportunity for everyone to participate in the Divine Services weekly because we will serve as many Divine Liturgies as is possible, given our human resources (clergy, choir, readers, etc.), every week.

Our parishioners have been very understanding and supportive during this pandemic and we are VERY thankful for this. We ask you to continue that understanding and support as we look forward to our next logistical challenge.

Please provide feedback so that we can continually improve the services by emailing info@stvladimiraami.org or by visiting THIS FEEDBACK FORM.
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