Help Me Commission Icons

I want to commission icons of Saint Simeon Niger, Saint Christodoulos the Ethiopian Martyr, Saint Moses the Black, and Saint Djan Darada from Uncut Mountain. I have already commissioned Saint Fulvianus Matthew because there were so few icons commemorating this saint who is integral to the story of one of the Apostles, Saint Matthew. It also gives us deep insight into the history of Orthodoxy in Ethiopia before the schism. The only icon that existed of him before depicted him in the vestments of the antiChalcedonians even though we have little knowledge of their preschism vestments and Saint Fulvianus isn't even canonized in their church. In order to prevent the idea that we may actually be in communion with them, I commissioned an icon of him wearing Byzantine Vestments typical of all Bishop Saints. Saint Simeon Niger is a Disciple mentioned in Acts 13:1 who is also canonized in our Church, and was one of the Bishops who ordained the Apostle Paul. There are very few icons of this Saint, and the only one that exists is not in English, but in Igbo. It is also not being sold anywhere, but was custom made for the Cathedral in Nigeria. I want to bring the memory of this Saint to all by commissioning an icon of him. Saint Christodoulos is a martyr in our Church with what appears to be absolutely zero icons. He was a slave who refused to renounce Christ and was killed by Emperor Nero. Given his story and martyrdom, I believe commissioning icons of him would be effectual for the evangelization of African Americans, which I see as my mission. Saint Djan Darada is the Ethiopian Eunuch preached to by the Apostle Phillip in the Bible. As one of the first convert stories mentioned in the book of Acts, and the lesson taught by his story, I want to keep his memory his memory alive with an icon of him.

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Kaleb Prime 
Organizer
Stone Mountain, GA
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