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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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Weekday Services this Week! 
22/11/21, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please plan to join us for the feast of the St. John the Merciful on Wednesday, November 24 at 6:00 p.m. for Evening Services and on Thursday, November 25 at 8:00 a.m. for Divine Liturgy.

Eucharist means “Thanksgiving”. Thursday is Thanksgiving Day. See how we did that? :) Please join us to mark this most Orthodox Christian of all secular holidays, for as Orthodox Christians we should always be thankful people, 365 days per year. Start off the Thanksgiving feast with the Divine Service of Thanksgiving – the Divine Liturgy!

THERE IS NO PRESCHOOL CATECHISM THIS WEDNESDAY!

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: St. John the Merciful – English

Learn More: St. John the Merciful – Russian
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
22/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


“If, when a man is rebuked or corrected, he is roused to anger, it is a sign that he freely gives way to his passions. Bearing a rebuke or correction without being put out is a sign that a man does not give way to his passion through weakness or ignorance.”

+ Venerable Dorotheos of Gaza
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
21/11/21, 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: I Thessalonians 1:1-5 & Luke 12:13-15, 22-31
Tuesday: I Thessalonians 1:6-10 & Luke 12:42-48
Wednesday: I Thessalonians 2:1-8 & Luke 12:48-59
Thursday: I Thessalonians 2:9-14 & Luke 13:1-9
Friday: I Thessalonians 2:14-19 & Luke 13:31-35
Saturday: II Corinthians 8:1-5 & Luke 9:37-43

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! 
21/11/21, 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 
21/11/21, 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. Vladimir’s + Rule to Prepare for Communion 
21/11/21, 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. Vladimir’s 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! 
20/11/21, 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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Buy Tickets Now – Nativity Ball! 
20/11/21, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

January 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.!

The Nativity Ball is back! And being planned by two of our young ladies in the parish with full support from our Parish Council. This will give us fresh ideas, perspectives, and a new excitement! We’ve successfully held 20 years of Nativity Balls at St. Vladimir’s – but this year we are “under new management”. :) We’ll build on the great work of our past ball committees with huge thanks for their gargantuan efforts! DO NOT MISS! Tickets on sale here:

BUY BALL TICKETS HERE

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Commemorations at the Divine Liturgy 
20/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


The single best way for us to pray for our friends and loved ones is to arrange for them to be remembered at the Divine Liturgy. We serve approximately 130 Divine Liturgies per year, so your friends or loved ones will be prayed for approximately ever three days as a rule at St. Vladimir's. Please visit the page linked below to learn more and to arrange for your friends and loved ones to be commemorated at the Divine Liturgy at St. Vladimir’s

COMMEMORATIONS AT ST. VLADIMIR'S

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Annual Bake Sale is December 18! 
18/11/21, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Save the date! And spread the word! The St. Vladimir’s Christmas Bake Sale is back! More information to come soon, but now is the time to reach out to our Head Sister, Leta Nikulshina, and ask her what she needs you to bake. This can be a great fund raiser and a great outreach to our local community if we all pitch in and make it just that. So let’s do that! Please contact Leta today, or when you see her in church, and ask how you can help. And tell everyone you know to come join us! A flyer can be found at this link:

BAKE SALE 2021

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