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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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Microschooling Program Open for Enrollment! 
1/9/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our Microschooling Program for the 2022-23 school year is open for enrollment! Learn more now and enroll your children by visiting this link:

MICROSCHOOLING PROGRAM 2022-23

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All-English Cycle of Services Moved to September 2-3, 2022 
1/9/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please note that the All-English cycle of services has been changed from September 9-10, 2022 to September 2-3, 2022.

ALL-ENGLISH SCHEDULE OF SERVICES 2022

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September Schedule of Services 
31/8/22, 11:59 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please find the September schedule of services posted at the following link:

SEPTEMBER STV SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

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Pictures from Archbishop Peter Visit 
31/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Pictures from Archbishop Peters visit to STV can be found at this link:

ARCHBISHOP PETER VISIT PICTURES

Do you have pictures? If so please send to info@stvladimiraami.org in the BIGGEST FORMAT YOU CAN. It is easier to send small pictures of course, but then they do not look nice when we post them. Thank you all for such a great hierarchal visit!
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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
31/8/22, 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 Various Ages: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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Archbishop Peter Visit THANK YOU!!! 
30/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

What a GREAT hierachal visit we had at STV on Friday night and Saturday morning! Congratulations to the newly-ordained Deacon Dmitri Mihaliov, Alexa, and Simeon! And a HUGE thanks to everyone who made the visit such a resounding success! The choir sang magnificently (Vladyka even noted after Liturgy on Saturday that STV is one of the few parishes that he can visit where he knows the services will be executed prayerfully and correctly that is high praise from Archbishop Peter!), the food was wonderful, the turnout was good for a Saturday, and everything was smooth and wonderful. So many many people work tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure that these things go well. And we are thankful for you all! May the Lord, Who sees your secret labor on His behalf, reward you in this life and the next for your service to His Church! Pictures will be up soon maybe even tonight. Do you have pictures? If so please send to info@stvladimiraami.org in the BIGGEST FORMAT YOU CAN. It is easier to send small pictures of course, but then they do not look nice when we post them. Thank you all!
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A2OCA We Need You All & We Need You Now! 
30/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We all, to a greater or lesser extent, support the various ministries in our parish. But the ministry that we are most focused on now, our Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy, has struggled greatly to get our parish family to engage and help. Venerable Dorotheos of Gaza, one of the most important monastic fathers of the Church, writes: If a man is doing something according to God, trial of some kind will come upon him, for trial and temptation either preceed or follow all good. Neither is it sure that the thing is happening according to God, unless it is proved so by trials and temptations. By this measure it is SUPER CLEAR that this project is according to God. And let us thank God for that!

But we also need to work to overcome the trials and temptations as a parish family, not just sit back and watch them happen. This school is OURS not someone elses. Given that, I am calling us all to redouble our efforts at seeing our school project succeed! First and foremost by prayer. Entreat the Lord for His continued blessings! And entreat Him to continue to send workers to His harvest! And second, decide today that you are going to become one of those workers yourself! Third, please support the school as you can financially. Note that the money part is THIRD! There are other things that are more important that anyone can do and which everyone should do, beginning with prayer.

BECOME A WORKER AT THE LORDS HARVEST TODAY! Share the flyers below with two families you know who have children of the appropriate age group AND ask them to share the flyers with two families they know. People cannot send their children to the school if they do not know about it. You know people share with those people you know today!

MICROSCHOOLING PROGRAM FLYER

ON-LINE PROGRAM FLYER

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Services Daily at STV this Week 
29/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

In order to provide the opportunity for our newly-ordained Deacon Dmitri to practice the Divine Services, beginning August 28 we will have daily evening services at 6:00 p.m. and daily Divine Liturgy at 8:00 a.m. through September 5.

Please participate in these special Divine Services as your schedule allows, but try to attend at least one of the Divine Services during this time in support of Deacon Dmitri and for the good of your salvation.

This sort of opportunity is rare let us take advantage of it and be at church as much as we reasonably can this week!
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
29/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Whoever is attentive to himself, and sorry for his shallow life, and seeks help from God, will, even against his own will, go the way of the publican praised in the Gospel.

Venerable Anatoly of Optina
Living without Hypocrisy
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
28/8/22, 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: II Corinthians 5:10-15 & Mark 1:9-15
Tuesday: II Corinthians 5:15-21 & Mark 1:16-22
Wednesday: II Corinthians 6:11-16 & Mark 1:23-28
Thursday: II Corinthians 7:1-10 & Mark 1:29-35
Friday: II Corinthians 7:10-16 & Mark 2:18-22
Saturday: I Corinthians 1:26-29 & Matthew 20:29-34

: II . 5:10-15 1:9-15
: II . 5:15-21 1:16-22
: II . 6:11-16 1:23-28
: II . 7:1-10 1:29-35
: II . 7:10-16 2:18-22
: I . 1: 26-29 20:29-34

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
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