Fellowship of St Moses the Black

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The Mission of the Fellowship of St. Moses the Black (formerly known as the Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black) is to equip Orthodox Christians for the ministry of Racial Reconciliation, and to share the Orthodox Christian faith with African Americans and people of color.

See also


  • Wade in the River: The Story of the African Christian Faith by Father Paisius Altschul
  • Race, Identity, and Reconciliation by Nun Katherine Weston
  • An Unbroken Circle: Linking Ancient African Christianity to the African American Experience edited by Fr. Paisius Altschul

African Americans and Orthodox Christianity

Archbishop Iakovos (Coucouzis) of America was one of the first national religious leaders to take a role in the Civil Rights Movement. He marched with Rev. Martin Luther King at Selma in 1965. (photo credit: goarch.org)


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