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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 
1/6/19, 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:

http://www.stvladimiraami.org:8000/liturgy.mp3

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:

http://soundoftheparish.blogspot.com/
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10% of Festival Proceeds go to Charity 
31/5/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We ask each of our parishioners to make a tithe to the parish.

Some thoughts on tithing from an Orthodox point of view can be found here and may be helpful:

https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/roadsfromemmaus/2015/10/27/6-reasons-why-tithing-is-good-for-an-orthodox-parish/

You can find more in this article, which is on our parish web site.

It only makes sense if we ask our parishioners to tithe that we would arrange for 10% of our festival proceeds would go to charities other than St. Vladimir's (10% of our regular collections go to the diocese by the way). So - when you volunteer for the festival we want you to know that you are supporting St. Vladimir's - but other charitable organizations as well!

VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH THE FESTIVAL - CLICK HERE!

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What to Burn? 
31/5/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Folks often have questions about how to property dispose of certain things. We provide this information to help you in this regard. Questions? Please contact Fr. Gregory!
Flyer in PDF Format

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Grant Writing Your Help Needed 
30/5/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Our Russia with Love effort is in need of grant writing support. So is our Downriver Mission. We know many of you write grants in your professional life, or at least collaborate on grant writing. That is 100% more expertise that we have in grant writing at present! Please volunteer to help now by emailing info@stvladimiraami.org!
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Prime Dental Donates 10% of Fees to St. Vladimirs Building Fund 
29/5/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

The Prime Dental practice in Farmington Hills, owned by St. Vladimirs parishioners, will donate 10% of your dental fees in their practice to the St. Vladimirs building fund. And the dentist speaks English and Russian! You have teeth. You need those teeth taken care of. And the quality of care is absolutely top notch! Call Prime Dental now and make an appointment (and talk to them about PPO insurance and other such details). Care for your teeth and help us to build our new church!

Prime Dental: 248-987-2879 ~ www.primedentaloffice.com

WE CAN SUPPORT OUR PARISH BY GETTING OUR TEETH CLEANED! ALL IT TAKES IS A SHORT TRIP TO FARMINGTON HILLS. A SMALL EFFORT CAN PROVIDE A BIG DIVIDEND! MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!

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Ascension is June 6 Archbishop Alypy Pannykhida before Vigil 
28/5/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


The great feast of the Ascension is Thursday, June 6. At St. Vladimirs we will mark the feast with Vigil on June 5 at 6:00 p.m. and Divine Liturgy on June 6 at 8:00 a.m. The 40th day pannykhida for Archbishop Alypy will be held at 5:00 p.m. on June 5. A collection will be taken up to help pay for his gravestone in Jordanville. Please join us as your personal schedule allows!
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Apodosis of Pascha is June 5 
28/5/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


The last day of Pascha is Wednesday, June 5. At St. Vladimirs we will have one last Paschal Vespers & Matins on Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 p.m. and one last Paschal Divine Liturgy on June 5 at 8:00 a.m. Pascha is the feast of feasts and the day of days dont miss this last opportunity to celebrate the feast!
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A Few Thoughts on Memorial Day 
27/5/19, 08:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Find a few words from Fr. Gregory on Memorial Day on Blogtushka:

http://blogtushka.blogspot.com/2017/05/ ... l-day.html
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
27/5/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Faith and contrition make prayer and supplication for the remission of sins effective, once evil deeds have been renounced, but despair and hardness of heart make it ineffectual. Thanksgiving for the benefits received from God is made acceptable by humility and not looking down on those who lack them. it is rendered unacceptable, however, by being conceited, as if those benefits resulted from our own efforts and knowledge, and by condemning those who have not received them. the Pharisees behaviour and words prove he was afflicted with both these diseases. He went up to the Temple to give thanks, not to make supplication and, like a wretched fool, mingled conceit and condemnation of others with his thanksgiving. For he stood and prayed thus with himself: God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers (Luke 18:11).

+ St. Gregory Palamas
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
26/5/19, 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: Acts 12:12-17 & John 8:42-51
Tuesday: Acts 12:25-13:12 & John 8:51-59
Wednesday: Acts 13:13-24 & John 6:5-14
Thursday: Acts 14:20-27 & John 9:39-10:9
Friday: Acts 15:5-34 & John 10:17-28
Saturday: Acts 15:35-41 & John 10:27-38

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

This short article explains to us not just HOW to read the scriptures, but also what our goal should be in reading the scriptures. A short read and well worth it:

http://www.chrysostompress.org/reading_scripture.html

As noted in the article above we need God's help and blessing to read and understand the scriptures correctly. What better way to entreat God's help in this regard than through prayer? Please find the prayer before reading the scriptures here:

http://www.chrysostompress.org/prayer_b ... pture.html
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