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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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Pandemic Help 
11/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

If you need groceries, a ride to the doctor, financial support, pharmaceuticals, to talk to someone so you dont feel so isolated, or ANYTHING AT ALL during the pandemic please reach out to our St. Vladimir Family! And of course, if you need spiritual support! We are here to help! And we want to help!

Email: info@stvladimiraami.org
Phone/SMS: 734-475-4590

And perhaps even more importantly: please tell us if you can PROVIDE the help that we outline above! We need to have a roster of people ready to help that we can call upon when a need is identified.

If we do not pick up the phone please leave a message! We will get right back to you.

Need to have Confession, partake of Holy Communion, or just talk with Fr. Gregory? Please reach out! Fr. Gregory Contact Information.

Read the whole informational bulletin here with LOTS MORE IMPORTANT INFORMATION:


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Special Presentation Sunday, November 15: Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy 
10/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Construction of our new parish school, the Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy, begins on Monday, November 16. On Sunday, November 15 we will have a special presentation by the School Board of Directors during our parish meal. This is an important presentation for our parish for the following reasons:

1. This is our school. We are inviting all the Orthodox parishes in Washtenaw, Western Wayne, and Jackson counties to partner with us, but the school will live with our parish family. We hope that it will be the jumping off point for a great spread of Orthodox education in Michigan, but the Lord has blessed us to start this movement and so we must meet His challenge!

2. Many of our parishioners are supporting the school on many levels, but we need to now move all our parish family focus and work to the school effort that means we need your time, talent, and treasure to execute this project.

3. Shortly after instruction begins in the fall of 2021 we will hand off the school loan to the Board of Directors and we will begin to focus on our next project: our new parish church and social hall. We need to build momentum with the school project to get to the new church. We need your help with the school project to get to the next project! One depends on the other let us work together from the beginning of the school project to the end of the new church project!

4. We are committed to be a parish that raises saints. The school is one part of this effort. Obviously not everyone will utilize the school for all their children for various reasons. But many will. And we want our school to be a place not just for the children of those that can pay full tuition, but for all children. We need your help to make this dream a reality. As a parish family we can make dreams with Gods help! But success only comes before work in the dictionary let us work together to reach success!

No doubt there is more. For now let us plan to participate in the presentation on November 15. This will be our first time making this presentation. We need your feedback to make it better! Because after our parish family experiences the presentation it will be refined and brought to many parishes in our region. Your feedback will be a great help! Please join us!
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All English Cycle is this Friday & Saturday 
10/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

This Friday & Saturday we hold our all-English cycle of Divine Services at St. Vladimirs. This is a great opportunity to introduce our friends, loved ones, and neighbors to the beauty of the Orthodox Divine Services. But if you keep this secret they wont know. As a rule we are very bad at secrets. Terrible actually. Yet this one we seems to do relatively well at keeping and that is bad! Lets tattle! Lets tell! Lets gossip! Dont keep the cure for death that is the Orthodox Faith a secret invite a friend, loved one, neighbor, stranger to our all-English services this weekend!



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Worshiping in the Barn Winter Worship Space - Your Feedback Wanted! 
9/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Yesterday we held our third Divine Liturgy in the barn. You can find pictures here:


Please tell us how we can do this better! The weather was beautiful and we had our post-Liturgy meal outside. Thank God for that. Still, there were probably things that we need to change or could do better too. Tell us what you think! Use this form to provide feedback:


WHY ARE WE CEMENTING THE BARN FLOOR? How can you help offset the cost? We need our whole parish family to donate time, talent, and treasure as the Lord has blessed them since this project benefits the whole parish family. Learn more here:


Of course, you are welcome to use Tithe.ly or PayPal or any other method to donate you can find options on our parish Donate page:


Our corporate worship is the MOST IMPORTANT THING we do as a parish family. Please help as you can materially or spiritually or both! The spiritual help your prayers for our parish efforts to serve our parish family are just as (or even more!) important than material help. But to be honest we need both. Thank you all for your continued support!
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
9/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Search the Scriptures and you will find the commandments; do what they say and you will be freed from your passions.

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan
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Parish Cemetery Plots Available - ONLY Orthodox Cemetery in Michigan! 
3/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Thank God we have the ONLY ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CEMETERY IN MICHIGAN. There are others, but new burials are no longer allowed in any other Orthodox Cemetery in our state. What a blessing the Lord has given us! Let us take advantage of this blessing and arrange our burial plots at the earliest opportunity. St. Vladimirs members receive a discount on their plot and YOU CAN PAY OVER TIME WITH NO INTEREST CHARGE. Reserve your plot now visit our parish cemetery page:


To learn more about parish membership please visit this link:


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St. James Liturgy is this Thursday 
3/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

With Archbishop Peters blessing, it is our practice to serve the beautiful and ancient Liturgy of St. James, Brother of the Lord, annually on November 5. Since people come from throughout the metro area for this Liturgy we have scheduled it at 9:00 a.m. The service will be broadcast live on our audio stream and Facebook Live. Sign up is required to assure that we do not over-fill the church. You can sign up here:


Please join us as your personal schedule allows!

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Election Day is Tomorrow - Let us Choose as Christians 
2/11/20, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

The last two weeks Archbishop Peter has asked us to conduct a special moleben at the end of the Sunday Divine Liturgy asking the Lords help for our country as we approach election day. Sadly there is much dissension in our country now. It seems to me (and perhaps I am just being romantic, but I don't think so) that Election Day used to be a day when we would celebrate our democracy our ability to choose our own leaders freely. It seems that this is no longer the case at least not this year. We still have the ability to choose freely, but the overall tenor of the society is rather negative - not celebratory...


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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
2/11/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

If you wish to be in control of your soul and body, forestall the passions by rooting out their causes.

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan
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Join us this Sunday!  
30/10/20, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

All are welcome at St. Vladimir's! Pleae join us this Sunday! More information can be found at this link, and we encourage you to share this with family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers!


Due to the pandemic we have guidelines that must be followed. Please find those here:


Services in the barn (mostly Sunday Liturgies) do not require sign up. All other services (which are held inside the church building) do - including Saturday evening Vigil. Sign up here:


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