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

Full Service Schedule:

Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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Old Pictures, Videos, and Recordings from St. Vladimir's 
19/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
Do you have old pictures, videos, or even audio recordings that have something to do with St. Vladimir's? Visits of bishops from past years, big holidays, or just about anything else? You may not think these are all that important - but they are! We do not want to lose touch with our past - it is very rich - it has made us who we are today! Please contact Fr. Gregory or Yuliya Rodzianko if you have pictures, videos, or recordings to share. We will copy what you have an return the originals to you very quickly. And the whole parish family will be richer for having the opportunity to share in our parish family's history. We thank you in advance for your willingness to share!
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Small Schedule Change for March 26 
19/3/15, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
Please note that the services that lead up to the Presanctified Liturgy on March 26 will begin at 5:00 p.m. rather than the usual 3:00 p.m. This is because the Matins connected with the preparation for this Presanctified Liturgy will be held the evening before at 6:00 p.m. This is the well-known Standing of St. Andrew at which the life of St. Mary of Egypt as well as the full penitential canon of St. Andrew of Crete are read. Please join us!
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Soul Saturdays Continue this Saturday - Last of this Great Lent! 
18/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
The Holy Church appoints several special Saturdays throughout the year on which we especially commemorate our departed friends and loved ones. At St. Vladimirs we will serve the following memorial services on the following dates this Great Lent:

February 14: Divine Liturgy 8:00 a.m. (Vespers and Matins for the departed the evening prior at 6:00 p.m.)
March 7: Divine Liturgy 8:00 a.m. (Matins for the departed the evening prior at 6:00 p.m.)
March 14: Divine Liturgy 9:00 a.m. (Matins for the departed the evening prior at 6:00 p.m.) - All English Cycle
March 21: Divine Liturgy 8:00 a.m. (Matins for the departed the evening prior at 6:00 p.m.)

Please join us for those services that you are able to and for those you are not: please assure the commemoration of your friends and loved ones at the services by emailing their names (please distinguish between Orthodox and non-Orthodox departed) to info@stvladimiraami.org or by otherwise contacting Fr. Gregory.
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Thank You - Great Lenten Lecture Series Keynote! 
16/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
Thank you to all who made our 2015 Great Lenten Lecture Series Keynote possible on Sunday, March 15! Dr. Roy Robson delivered the interesting lecture followed by a dynamic discussion as he fielded questions from the gathered parishioners. Many worked hard behind the scenes to facilitate Dr. Robson's visit and his lecture and we thank you all! May The Lord reward you openly for your good works done in secret! Find Dr. Robson's lecture on our Sound of the Parish blog at the link below. We are working on the video and hope to have it up sometime on Tuesday on our You Tube channel. Please join us for our next lecture following the Divine Liturgy this coming Sunday!

http://soundoftheparish.blogspot.com
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Sound of the Parish Updates 
16/3/15, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
Our blog where all sound files from parish services and activities can be found has been updated - check it out!

http://soundoftheparish.blogspot.com
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Parents: Help Keep the Church Clean! 
14/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
We ask parents to please keep an eye on their children during the Divine Services as regards playing with the sand in the candle stands and with candles. Those that work hard to clean the church every week have to work even harder because of the sand all over the floor and all over the pannykhhida table, as well as lots of drips of wax on the floor. We love kids and we always will! But we ask that parents exercise some oversight in this regard. Thank you!
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HUGE Thank You Six Liturgies in Eight Days! 
13/3/15, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
The schedule of services was very intense this last week. From last Friday to this Friday we served six Divine Liturgies at St. Vladimir's. That is not something to be proud of, but something to be thankful for. Thank you to all those who labored so diligently to make this happen for our parish family! If you missed those Liturgies do not despair! God-willing we have Liturgy this Saturday and Sunday too! Please join us!
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Great Lenten Lecture Series Continues this Sunday - KEYNOTE SPEAKER 
11/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
Beginning March 1 we will have a lecture each Sunday of Great Lent as is our usual practice at St. Vladimir's. The weekly lecture will take place during our weekly meal on these Sundays. The full schedule of lectures can be found here:

http://stvladimiraami.org/flyers/greatl ... ns2015.pdf

Dr. Roy (Andronik) Robson will give the keynote lecture on March 15. Dr. Robson's area of expertise is Slavic Studies, specifically Russian Orthodox Old Belief, and he has written several books on this subject, including one on the monastery of Solovki as a refuge for Old Believers following Patriarch Nikon's reforms. Dr. Robson is an Old Believer himself and grew up in the Nativity of Christ parish in Erie, PA. He was the second reader on Fr. Gregory's doctoral dissertation. You will not want to miss this lecture!

See more on Dr. Robson here:

http://www.gradschool.usciences.edu/faculty/robson-roy
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First Evening Presanctified Liturgy is Tomorrow Night 
10/3/15, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
This year, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Peter, we will celebrate the beautiful Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts throughout Great Lent on Wednesday evenings. Matins begins at 3:00 p.m. Liturgy will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. Following each of these services our St. Xenia Sisterhood will organize a light Lenten dinner. Please contact our Head Sister, Ksenia Nikulshina (headsister@stvladimiraami.org or see her in church) if you would like to help with the dinner. We have excellent Lenten recipes to share if youd like to try something new! Please join us for these remarkably beautiful and meaningful Lenten evening services and for mid-week fellowship with your parish family at the meal afterwards!

Wednesday, March 11
Wednesday, March 18
Thursday, March 26 NOTE THIS IS A THURSDAY
Wednesday, April 1

The Liturgical Fast for those communing begins after breakfast for the 6:30 p.m. services. In other words, you may eat breakfast, but eat or drink nothing further after that. Parents should use their best judgment regarding their children, as always. Those who confessed on the weekend prior to the Wednesday Presanctified need not confess again on/before Wednesday.

PLEASE NOTE! There are MANY other Presanctified Liturgies throughout Great Lent that begin with Matins at 8:00 a.m. and Liturgy about 11:30 a.m. - mostly on Fridays. Please consult the schedule of services on our web site for more details.
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New Blog - Sound of the Parish 
10/3/15, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory
In order to better share the sounds of our parish (Divine Services, Lectures, Sermons, etc.) we have created a new blog entitled "Sound of the Parish". You can find the blog here:

http://soundoftheparish.blogspot.com/

Please take a moment to sign up for email updates on the right side of the browser window of the blog. That way each time we post a new sound file you will be alerted via email. Those who follow us on Twitter will also receive a notification of each posted file. Please join us on "Sound of the Parish"!
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