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

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Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
17/11/21, 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 Adults: from the writings of Blessed Theophylact

For Youth: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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IOCC Sunday 
16/11/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

This Sunday is International Orthodox Christian Charities Sunday. As in past years, we will take up a collection at the cross to support this pan-Orthodox group which provides humanitarian aid to all regardless of their confession of faith. IOCC helps those in need. And our bishops have asked us to help IOCC so they can fulfill this mission. If you cannot be present this Sunday, but would like to make a donation, please contact our Treasurer, Mikhail Fisenkov to arrange your gift: treasurer@stvladimiraami.org.
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Help with GLLS 
16/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

It is true that we have not even started the Nativity Lent yet (begins November 15/28 annually), but it is time to start thinking about the Great Lenten Lecture Series! If you would like to help plan this annual event (a spiritual lecture after each Sunday Liturgy of Great Lent), or you would like to volunteer as a speaker, please contact Fr. Gregory. We will try to bring in at least one nationally known speaker, as we have in the past, so if you have ideas in that regard please share too. Yes we have some time. But if we get started early well have a better product for our parish family and provide them more spiritual growth during Great Lent than if we rush at the end. Please contact Fr. Gregory today to help!
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Weekday Services this Week! 
15/11/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please plan to join us for the feast of the Venerable Joannicius the Great on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. for Evening Services and on Wednesday, November 17 at 8:00 a.m. for Divine Liturgy.

Following the Liturgy on Wednesday we will have our Pre-K catechism. More information and a sign up sheet can be found here:

WEDNESDAY CATECHISM

This coming weekend we also have our monthly All-English cycle of services! This is a GREAT opportunity to introduce friends and loved ones to the beauty, depth, and theological truth of our Divine Services. But we need to join our friends at these services not just send them there. BE A MISSIONARY TODAY! Invite a friend or loved one to the All-English cycle Friday at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

If you cannot come to the Evening Services or Liturgy please try to join us on one of our live streams:

Find STV Live Streams

As of August 20, 2021 we recommend (but do not mandate) masking for indoor activities.

Learn More: Venerable Joannicius English

Learn More: Venerable Joannicius Russian
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
15/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


It is impossible for a man to be angry with anyone unless his heart is first lifted up against him, unless he despises him and esteems himself superior to him.

+ Venerable Dorotheos of Gaza
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
14/11/21, 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: Colossians 2:13-20 & Luke 11:29-33
Tuesday: Colossians 2:20-3:3 & Luke 11:34-41
Wednesday: Colossians 3:17-4:1 & Luke 11:42-46
Thursday: Colossians 4:2-9 & Luke 11:47-12:1
Friday: Colossians 4:10-18 & Luke 12:2-12
Saturday: II Corinthians 5:1-10 & Luke 9:1-6

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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Sunday Divine Liturgy on Now! 
14/11/21, 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 link:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

VIDEO 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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Sunday Publications Available Now 
14/11/21, 08:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Our parish Sunday publications are available now at the link below. Find our Prayer List, "Good News", and "Sunday Reading", plus other parish publications!
PARISH PUBLICATIONS

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Confession & Communion at St. Vladimirs + Rule to Prepare for Communion 
14/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Confession and Communion are the two sacraments we most often partake of as Orthodox Christians and thus it behooves us to learn about these, how to prepare for these, and how to best take advantage of the Grace that our Lord freely gives us in these sacraments. At St. Vladimirs we have created a special web site for this purpose with much information in this regard. Please find the web site listed below and please contact Fr. Gregory with questions!

CONFESSION AND COMMUNION AT ST. VLADIMIR'S

PRAYERS BEFORE COMMUNION - PARISH PRAYER KIT

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Vigil Live Stream on Now! 
13/11/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of tonight's Vigil beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the following links:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

VIDEO 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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