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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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Monday First Things: Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
8/1/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

But nothing causes such exceeding grief as when anyone, lying under the captivity of sin, calls to mind from where he has fallen, because he turned aside to carnal and earthly things, instead of directing his mind in the beautiful ways of the knowledge of God. So you find Adam concealing himself, when he knew that God was present and wishing to be hidden when called by God with that voice which wounded the soul of him yourself? Why are you concealed? Why do you avoid Him Whom you once longed to see? A guilty conscience is so burdensome that it punishes itself without a judge, and wishes for covering, and yet is bare before God.

+ St. Ambrose Milan, Concerning Repentance, Book II
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Nativity Liturgy Support 
6/1/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please find all the changeable parts of tomorrow's Divine Liturgy at this link:

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/nat ... eparts.pdf

Find the entire text of tomorrow's Divine Liturgy at this link:

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/nat ... lltext.pdf

Thank you to those that compiled this for our parishioners and our visitors! Please feel free to print this out and bring it to the Liturgy, or simply review ahead of the Liturgy. Or afterwards!

Christ is Born! Glorify Him!
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Proper Attire in Church 
5/1/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

As the weather cools it is always a temptation to come to church dressed not quite appropriately. We provide the information below as a guide to help make good decisions about what to wear to church:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/properattire.pdf

PARENTS: it is YOUR responsibility to assure that your child is dressed appropriately.

TWO ISSUES WE STRUGGLE WITH EVERY YEAR: no shorts and no uncovered shoulders - no matter the age.

ANOTHER ISSUE WE STRUGGLE WITH: we have skirts and shawls to share if needed. But these are not items to be used as weapons in the attack of a visitor, but to be offered lovingly if it is clear that someone feels out of place because they innocently came to church dressed inappropriately.

Please contact Fr. Gregory with questions or concerns.
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Things We Sing Together at St. Vladimir's 
5/1/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

There are several prayers that we sing together at St. Vladimir's. We want you to know this so that you can practice. :) That way we will sing these with zeal - with power!

Saturday Vigil (and matins during Pentecost) - "Having Beheld the Resurrection of Christ":

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/hav ... andout.pdf

Every Liturgy - "Symbol of Faith":

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/creedhandout.pdf

Every Liturgy - "Our Father":

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/our ... andout.pdf
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Confession & Communion at St. Vladimirs + Rule to Prepare for Communion 
4/1/18, 06:00 PM
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!

http://www.stvladimiraami.org/communion ... nion.shtml
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Confess Early for Nativity 
4/1/18, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

It is a pious tradition at St. Vladimir Church for virtually everyone to partake of the Holy Mysteries on the Feast of our Lords Nativity. Please confess early for the feast! Confessions will be heard at the following times please take advantage of this opportunity!

Saturday, December 30: Confession 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Please make an appointment with Fr. Gregory)
Wednesday, January 3: Vespers & Matins 6:00 p.m. (Please make an appointment with Fr. Gregory)
Thursday, January 4: Confession 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Please make an appointment with Fr. Gregory)
Friday, January 6: Confession begins at 3:00 p.m., Vigil 6:00 p.m., Confession during and following Vigil

Make an appointment with Fr. Gregory:

https://calendly.com/ogrisha

Please note: those who have confessed beginning December 30 need not confess again before Nativity, but are welcome to partake of the Holy Mysteries having prepared themselves by reading the appointed prayer rule and attending the Divine Services for the feast.
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Confession & Communion at St. Vladimir's 
3/1/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

As we prepare ourselves for the great feast of our Lord's Nativity many people will be preparing to partake of the Holy Mysteries. At St. Vladimir's we have prepared materials to help prepare for Confession and Communion. You can find that information - which we hope you find helpful - at the links below.

English:

http://stvladimiraami.org/communion/con ... nion.shtml

Russian:

http://stvladimiraami.org/communion/con ... n_ru.shtml
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Nativity Ball is January 12 - Tickets Available Now! 
3/1/18, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Join us on January 12 for our 19th Annual Nativity Ball! Dinner, Dancing, Entertainment, Champagne Toast, Cash Bar, Games, MORE!

Buy Tickets Here and Now:

https://stvladimiraami.networkforgood.com/events/4894-19th-annual-nativity-ball

Ball Flyer to Share:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/ballflyer2018.pdf
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St. Anastasia Commemorated Wednesday & Thursday 
2/1/18, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for Divine Services for the Great Martyr Anastasia Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. and Thursday morning at 8:00 a.m. All are welcome. Happy name's Day to all our Anastasias!
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Nativity Yolka/Christmas Pageant is January 14 - But Tickets Now! 
2/1/18, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for our annual Nativity Yolka/Christmas Pageant on January 14, 2018! Tickets are limited so buy yours ASAP. Ded Moroz will be there - Snegurochka too! Gifts for the kids, games, songs, dancing, and more! All are welcome!

Buy Tickets Here and Now:

https://stvladimiraami.networkforgood.com/events/4893-nativity-yolka-christmas-pageant

Flyer to Share:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/yolka2018.pdf
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