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Regular Services:
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 10:00 a.m.

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Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
30/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


If you share secretly in the joy of someone you envy, you will be freed from your jealousy; and you will also be freed from your jealousy if you keep silent about the person you envy.

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
29/11/20, 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: I Timothy 1:1-7 & Luke 14:12-15
Tuesday: I Timothy 1:8-14 & Luke 14:25-35
Wednesday: I Timothy 1:8-20,2:8-15 & Luke 15:1-10
Thursday: I Timothy 3:1-13 & Luke 16:1-9
Friday: I Timothy 4:4-8,16 & Luke 15:15-18,17:1-4
Saturday: Galatians 3:8-12 & Luke 9:57-62

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

VENERABLE JUSTIN (POPOVICH)

METROPOLITAN KALISTOS (WARE)

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Weekly Bulletin Posted 
29/11/20, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our weekly bulletin, "Sunday Reading", has been posted at the following link:

THIS WEEK'S "SUNDAY READING"

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LIVE STREAM: Sunday Divine Liturgy 
29/11/20, 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 links:

VIDEO LIVE STREAM

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This Week's "The Good News" 
29/11/20, 08:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please find this week's issue of "The Good News" at the link below. This bulletin/handout contains the Troparia and Kontakia that will be sung by the choir at today's Divine Liturgy as well as the readings from the Epistle and Gospel readings of the day - all in both English and Russian. This little bulletin is distributed to visitors and others who may find it useful by our parish Greeters on duty today at St. Vladimir's. We cordially invite you to join us at St. Vladimir's for Divine Liturgy at 10:00 a.m. - or any Sunday soon. You are always welcome at St. Vladimir's!

THIS SUNDAY'S "GOOD NEWS"

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Weekly Parish Prayer List Posted  
29/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please keep our parishioners, friends, and those who have asked us in our unworthiness to pray for them in your prayers this coming week. Our parish prayer list can be found here:

PARISH PRAYER LIST

PLEASE NOTE! We have removed those from the list that we believe no longer should be present there. If you requested that someone be included in this list please review it carefully to make sure we have not removed someone erroneously. If we have, please contact Fr. Gregory to have your loved one again added to the list.
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Vigil Live Stream on Now! 
28/11/20, 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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Follow us on Twitter! 
28/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Do you use Twitter? If so please consider following us! We have a very active Twitter feed and if you tweet you don't want to miss St. Vladimir's as part of your Twitter experience. Following us on Twitter gets you the LATEST UPDATES on all our social media! Sign up here:

ST. VLADIMIR TWITTER

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Congratulations to all with the beginning of the Nativity Lent! 
27/11/20, 11:59 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We congratulate all our parish family with the beginning of the yearly Lenten period preceding the feast of our Lords Nativity! This Lenten period begins November 28 each year and runs until January 7 the feast of our Lords Nativity. This Lenten period is much less stringent than Great Lent. During this fast, as usual, we abstain from meat and dairy products. But fish is allowed on many days. Please consult our parish schedule (linked below) for more details on the culinary aspects of fasting. Of course, the culinary fast is a tool to aid us spiritually to prepare for our Lords Nativity it is not an end unto itself. If you have not fasted in the past please consult Fr. Gregory for practical advice on how to be successful in fasting. Fasting a very important way that we place ourselves in obedience to the Church, the Ark of our salvation, and extraordinarily helpful in our spiritual struggle to draw nearer to our Lord at this special time of year.

CURRENT PARISH CALENDAR

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How You Can Help! 
27/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


People often ask us how they can help our parish. On one level that answer is different for everyone. Each of us should use the talents that the Lord has given us for His glory. But specifically we need more catechists: trained parishioners who can help prepare adults for baptism, Godparents for their duties, and couples for marriage. Our diocesan Pastoral School has a Catechist Program that starts each fall. Please consider if you could enter this two-semester program. More catechists will help our parish A LOT. And if this isnt the thing for you that is fine but please do consider how you can use your talents for Gods glory. We will all answer for that when we leave this life. Lets prepare a good answer beginning today! For more information on our catechism program at St. Vladimir's please see Deacon Colin, who heads up this effort!
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