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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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Learning Orthodoxy - Adult Education 
22/10/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Learning Orthodoxy is a class for adults who wish to learn more about the Orthodox faith. This class is open and accessible to all who wish to come, whether they are an Orthodox Christian or someone curious about Orthodox Christianity. Each week we will present a lesson followed by questions and answers. We will meet on Wednesday evenings following the Akathist for the Ill. The akathist begins at 6:00 p.m. and the class will begin at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Reader Colin Bower at cmbower10@gmail.com for questions!

CLASS SCHEDULE & SYLLABUS

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Liturgy on your Name's Day? 
22/10/19, 06:00 AM
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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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
21/10/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


“As the book of Genesis states, Adam lived in the most beautiful garden (named Eden or Paradise), planted by God, and there he enjoyed all the blessings of life. He knew no sickness nor suffering. He feared nothing, and all beasts submitted to him as their master. Adam suffered neither cold nor heat. Although he toiled by caring for the garden of Eden, he did so with pleasure. His soul was filled with awareness of the Divine presence, and he loved his Creator with his whole heart. Adam was always calm and happy and knew no unpleasantness, sorrow, or concern. All his desires were pure, righteous, and orderly; his memory, intellect, and all other faculties were in harmony and were constantly being perfected. Being pure and innocent, he was always with God and conversed with Him as with his Father, and in return God loved him as His own beloved son. In brief, Adam was in Paradise, and Paradise was within him.”

+ St. Innocent of Alaska
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Sunday Sermon: October 13, 2019 
19/10/19, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

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Communing the Sick, Blessing Homes, Spiritual Support - Please Reach Out! 
19/10/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Fr. Gregory is available to bring Holy Communion to the sick, bless homes and apartments (or dorm rooms), or to provide spiritual support to any and all of our parish family whenever there is a need. Please do not hesitate to contact him! Too often those in need suffer in silence because they do not want to “bother” the priest. Fr. Gregory is here to serve our parish family – just as Christ came to minister so too is this the calling of the parish priest. You can reach Fr. Gregory by phone or SMS at 734-649-5746 or via email at ogrisha@stvladimiraami.org. Rest assured – he looks forward to hearing from you any time – whether you have a specific need or even if you just need to talk – please contact him!
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Parish Council Information 
18/10/19, 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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Volunteer at Alpha House this Year! 
17/10/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Alpha House is the shelter in Washtenaw County for homeless families. And it is not far from St. Vladimir’s! We volunteer at Alpha House regularly – providing brunch to the residents there – and this is a great opportunity to help others in need – to live the Matthew 25 instructions of our Lord in a real way. Please contact out Alpha House Volunteer Coordinator, Addie Lanterman, at 231-690-3194 or addielanterman@gmail.com with questions or to volunteer. Learn more about Alpha House volunteering at the links below.

SEVEN THINGS ALPHA HOUSE VOLUNTEERS SHOULD KNOW

GUIDELINES TO BRUNCH AT ALPHA HOUSE

Below are the St. Vladimir's brunch dates for 2019, all Sundays:

February 3
March 24
March 31 (yes, this is two weeks in a row)
May 5
June 23
July 14
August 11
September 1
October 6
November 3
December 8

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Parish Cemetery Plots Available 
16/10/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We are pleased to offer plots in our parish cemetery for sale. To learn more please review the Regulations, Rules, and License Agreement at this link:

REGULATIONS, RULES, LICENSE AGREEMENT

You can see the plot map of those spaces available at this link:

LATEST PLOT MAP WITH SPACES AVAILABLE

Please note that parish members receive a discount on the cost of cemetery plots. To learn more about parish membership please visit this link:

ST. VLADIMIR PARISH MEMBERSHIP FORM

Questions or more information: cemetery@stvladimiraami.org

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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
14/10/19, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


“To deny oneself means to give up one’s bad habits; to root out of the heart all that ties us to the world; not to cherish bad thoughts or desires; to suppress every evil thought; not to desire to do anything out of self love, but to do everything out of love for God.”

+ St. Innocent of Alaska
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Prime Dental Donates 10% of Fees to St. Vladimir’s Building Fund 
11/10/19, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

The Prime Dental practice in Farmington Hills, owned by St. Vladimir’s parishioners, will donate 10% of your dental fees in their practice to the St. Vladimir’s 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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