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Regular Services:
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m. (Except Pascha)
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 10:00 a.m. (Except Pascha)

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Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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House Blessing Time Make Your Appointment Now! 
2/2/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Each year following the feast of the Theophany (the Lords Baptism January 19) it is a traditional and pious custom to have ones home blessed by the priest. Homes are blessed at St. Vladimirs until the beginning of Great Lent as a rule. Please visit this link to make an appointment:

SCHEDULE A HOUSE BLESSING FR. GREGORY ~ FR. COLIN

Please contact Fr. Gregory or Fr. Colin to schedule a house blessing if the times listed do not work for you. Homes can be blessed through the 5th week of Great Lent if need be. If you live far from St. Vladimirs please consult with those other parishioners of St. Vladimirs who live near you so that you can all have your homes blessed on the same day. Congratulations to all with the feast of our Lords Baptism!
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Marriage Retreat - Register NOW!  
1/2/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

With Archbishop Peters blessing our St. Vladimir parish is sponsoring a one-day marriage retreat on Saturday, February 12/25, 2023 with the topic: Effectively Communicating with and Praying for your Spouse.

All couples, including those considering marriage, are urged to participate!

This is about care and maintenance of the Churchs core social foundational entity. If our marriages are strong our families will be strong! And if our families are strong our parish will be strong! And if our parishes are strong the Church will be strong! Do your part to make the Church strong by registering today for our parish marriage retreat:

REGISTER - MARRIAGE RETREAT 2023

The retreat will be led by our own Addie Lanterman, along with her professional colleague Amanda Vergin. DO NOT MISS!
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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
1/2/23, 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

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February Schedule of Services 
31/1/23, 11:59 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

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

FEBRUARY STV SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

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Quarterly Stewardship Education Information Communication 
31/1/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

At the Parish Council meeting on March 11, 2017 a Stewardship Education Team was appointed by the Parish Council consisting of Fr. Gregory, Jack (Alexey) Mitchel, and Leta (Ksenia) Nikulshina. The charge of this team is to provide our parish family with educational information about stewardship. In this regard, we intend to send out an email and post on our parish web site a quarterly communication in preparation for a quarterly parish finance report out.

Please find the quarterly communication at the link below. Please feel free to contact any of us, or any of the Parish Council members, with questions at any time. Or, if you prefer, use the second link below to ask a question or make a comment anonymously.

We thank you sincerely for your generous support of our parish! And we look forward to hearing from you at your convenience regarding this information.

2022 Quarter 3 Stewardship Education Communication

Ask a Question about this Communication

With Love in our Lord Jesus Christ,

Fr. Gregory, Jack, Leta

MORE INFORMATION:

TREASURER CORNER ~ DONATE

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Bell Ringing Practice is THIS SUNDAY! 
31/1/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

For those young people who do not sing in the choir or serve in the altar WE NEED YOU! Bells are a very important part of our worship, and we need to get those bells ringing again! To learn more contact our Head Bell Ringer John Hill or just come to the monthly bell ringing practice the first Sunday of each month after the Divine Liturgy. All are welcome!
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THE MONDAY FIVE: THIS WEEK AT STV 
30/1/23, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

FIVE LINES FOR EVERY ST. VLADIMIRIAN TO READ FOR THIS WEEK!

ONE: Annual Meeting is February 19 ALL INFORMATION

TWO: Membership Month is NOW JOIN BEFORE THE ANNUAL MEETING

THREE: Annual Tax Letters are Ready! Pick them up at church, or contact our Treasurer AT THIS LINK

FOUR: Annual Blini is February 19 Buy Tickets/Learn More Now

FIVE: Church School began SATURDAY Register Now!

See you soon at STV!

Fr. Gregory
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
30/1/23, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

When we lack patience, our temptations seem greater than they really are. The more a person grows accustomed to enduring them, the smaller they become, and he passes through them effortlessly. Thus he becomes as solid as as rock.

Monastic Wisdom: The Letters of Venerable Joseph the Hesychast
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
29/1/23, 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 Peter 2:21-3:9 & Mark 12:13-17
Tuesday: I Peter 3:10-22 & Mark 12:18-27
Wednesday: I Peter 4:1-11 & Mark 12:28-37
Thursday: I Peter 4:12-5:5 & Mark 12:38-44
Friday: II Peter 1:1-10 & Mark 13:1-8
Saturday: II Timothy 2:11-19 & Luke 18:2-8

: I . 2:21-3:9 12:13-17
: I . 3:10-22 12:18-27
: I . 4:1-11 12:28-37
: I . 4:12-5:5 12:38-44
: II . 1:1-10 13:1-8
: II . 2:11-19 18:2-8

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! 
29/1/23, 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

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

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