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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  
30/10/17, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

УThe truly intelligent man pursues one sole objective: to obey and to conform to the God of all. With this single aim in view, he disciplines his soul, and whatever he may encounter in the course of his life, he gives thanks to God for the compass and depth of His providential ordering of all things. For it is absurd to be grateful to doctors who give us bitter and unpleasant medicines to cure our bodies, and yet to be ungrateful to God for what appears to us to be harsh, not grasping that all we encounter is for our benefit and in accordance with His providence. For knowledge of God and faith in Him is the salvation and perfection of the soul.Ф

+ St. Anthony the Great, УOn the Character of Men and on the Virtuous Life: One Hundred and Seventy Texts,Ф Text 2, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)
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Demetrius Soul Saturday is Tonight & Tomorrow 
27/10/17, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Each year around the feast of St. Demetrius of Thessalonica (whose relics reside in our parish foundation) there is a special Church-wide commemoration of the departed: Demetrius Saturday. This year Demetrius Saturday falls on October 28. At St. Vladimir's we will hold Vespers & Matins on Friday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. and Divine Liturgy and a Pannykhida on Saturday, October 28. Please email Orthodox Christian names for the memorial services to info@stvladimiraami.org
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Monday First Things: Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
23/10/17, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


If we make every effort to avoid death of the body, still more should it be our endeavor to avoid death of the soul. There is no obstacle for a man who wants to be saved other than negligence and laziness of soul.

+ St. Anthony the Great, УOn the Character of Men and on the Virtuous Life: One Hundred and Seventy Texts,Ф Text 45, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)
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Proper Attire in Church 
21/10/17, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

As the weather cools it is always a temptation to come to church dressed not quite appropriately. We provide the information below as a guide to help make good decisions about what to wear to church:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/properattire.pdf

PARENTS: it is YOUR responsibility to assure that your child is dressed appropriately.

TWO ISSUES WE STRUGGLE WITH EVERY YEAR: no shorts and no uncovered shoulders - no matter the age.

ANOTHER ISSUE WE STRUGGLE WITH: we have skirts and shawls to share if needed. But these are not items to be used as weapons in the attack of a visitor, but to be offered lovingly if it is clear that someone feels out of place because they innocently came to church dressed inappropriately.

Please contact Fr. Gregory with questions or concerns.
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Follow us on Twitter! 
20/10/17, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Do you use Twitter? If so Ц 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:

https://twitter.com/stvladimiraami
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Zoe for Life Presentation is October 22 
19/10/17, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us on Sunday, October 22 for a Zoe for Life presentation. We will talk about Zoe for Life moving to Ann Arbor and becoming a joint effort by St. Nicholas and St. Vladimir parishes. Please join us!
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This month's Vladcast is available! 
19/10/17, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h5-6VuMZmM
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New Starosta's Corner Available 
18/10/17, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

The new StarostaТs Corner is available here:

http://stvladimiraami.org/pamphlets/starostascorner.pdf

Please read, consider, and reach out to Jack with questions or your great ideas:

starosta@stvladimiraami.org or 734-395-5453
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Do you have trouble getting to Church?  
14/10/17, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please contact Fr. Gregory, Nathan, any of our Parish Council members, or our Head Brother or Head Sister. WE WANT TO HELP! And we offer these free options to help you stay connected with St. Vladimir's - even if it is hard for you to get to church on your own:

+Home Visits
+Rides to Church
+Home Computer help to allow you to listen to the Divine Services live every Saturday night and Sunday morning
+Subscription to "Sunday Reading" via post
+Subscription to "Good News" via post
+Subscription to each weekend's Divine Services on CD

If you know someone who has trouble getting to church, but that person is unlikely to see this announcement, please reach out and share this information with him or her.
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Welcome Students! 
12/10/17, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

St. Vladimir's warmly welcomes students from the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and all our local institutions of higher education. Need a ride? Please let us know (info@stvladimiraami.org)! We will be happy to pick you up and bring you to church. Interested in spiritual growth? We have a college age youth group just for that. We realize you might not be here every Sunday. We are good with that! But we do hope you will join us as often as you can! Welcome to St. Vladimir's!
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