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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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Vigil Live Stream on Now! 
30/5/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

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

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO 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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Emergency Cards Available 
30/5/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

The diocese has provided each of our parishes with Emergency Cards. These cards are to be filled out and put in your wallet so that if it were ever to happen that you were in an accident or otherwise needed spiritual support, but could not speak for yourself, the authorities would find the card in your wallet and call Fr. Gregory to come to you. We hope none of our parishioners ever needs to use one of these cards, but it is a good idea to have one just in case. Please see Fr. Gregory if you have questions. Emergency cards can be found near the front doors - near the pamphlets that are available to all for free.
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Nick Vlisides Funeral Details 
29/5/20, 09:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


In preparation for the funeral of our brother in Christ Nick Vlisides we will have Vespers & Matins on Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. and Divine Liturgy Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m.

To sign up to attend Divine Liturgy on Monday morning please use our sign up we have reserved the inside spots for the Vlisides/Easson families:

https://tinyurl.com/pandemicservices05-31-20

There is not a sign up for the funeral, which will be held outside. Masks are required for the funeral service, as is 6-foot social distancing. We will mark places for people to stand safely. Overflow space on the lawn may be used, but masks and physical distancing must be maintained even if all marked spots are occupied. It is imperative that those who are present follow the directions of Parish Council members, who will be present to assist with the funeral and quarantine logistics. The funeral will be broadcast live on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend, and posted later on our YouTube page.

Burial will be at the St. Vladimir Parish Cemetery.

May Nicks memory be eternal!
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Liturgy on your Name's Day? 
29/5/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

It is a true blessing to have the opportunity to partake of Holy Communion on one's patron saint's day. Fr. Gregory is willing to consider serving Liturgy on your name's day yes YOURS. If you would be willing to attend the Divine Services on the eve of the feast and on the feast itself, and to partake of Holy Communion on that day please contact him. This is not a guarantee that we can do this but we can certainly try. But please don't tell him a week before. Something like six months before would be better three months before as a minimum. See Fr. Gregory with questions or email ogrisha@stvladimiraami.org!
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Parish Prayer Kit Now Available! 
29/5/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Everyone should own a prayer book. We strongly recommend the Jordanville edition, and we have this in our parish kiosk in English and Russian. However, sometimes we don't have a prayer book handy, or sometimes we need practical tools in our "prayer kit".

VISIT OUR PARISH PRAYER KIT PAGE TO LEARN MORE

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On-Line Prayer Request 
28/5/20, 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 every 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. Vladimirs:

PRAYERS AT PROSKOMIDE

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Church Rubrics/ 
28/5/20, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


One of the positive things that has come from the pandemic and quarantine is the great number of people that have volunteered to read at St. Vladimirs at the Divine Services. Many new people have begun to read, and we want to provide the opportunity for our new readers, or those who would like to learn to read in the future, to be more educated in the structure and process of the Divine Services. Or put another way, to learn what to read and sing when (and why). We will offer classes via Zoom/Google Meet Russian and separate classes in English. To express your interest please email info@stvladimiraami.org.
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Things We Sing Together at St. Vladimir's 
28/5/20, 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. :) And the pandemic is the perfect time to practice MORE! That way we will sing these with zeal - with power! WE SHOULD BE LIFTING THE ROOF WHEN WE SING THESE - THEY SHOULD BE SUNG VERY STRONGLY - ESPECIALLY THE CREED AND "HAVING BEHELD THE RESURRECTION..."

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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Parish Council Information 
27/5/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Please have a look at our Parish Council page. Here you can find our Parish Council members, dates of meetings (parishioners are always welcome to attend), foundational and directional documents, and more:

PARISH COUNCIL PAGE

We welcome your feedback. We know that we have great ideas in our parish but we fear that many of those ideas are still in our parishioners heads. That is that they have not shared them with us. Please share! Reach out to Fr. Gregory, Jack Mitchell, or use our feedback form:

FEEDBACK FORM

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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
27/5/20, 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 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 Children: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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