Posted on Sun, Jun. 09, 2013 Banquet honors a champion of inclusion on Troost Avenue By GLENN E. RICE The Kansas City Star For the past 25 years, the Rev. Paisius “David” Altschul has sought to erase the racial divide that is Troost Avenue, one soul at a time. Those who gathered to honor him… Read More »
For Immediate Release – May 9th, 2013 Fr. Paisius with his late wife Michaela worked together for nearly three decades to assist in building a ‘village’ in the area of 31st and Troost. Troost avenue is known as the historic racial dividing line in Kansas City. It was their dream to see the East and… Read More »
September 23, 2010 Length: 41:07 Meet Father Paisius Altschul, the priest of Saint Mary of Egypt Serbian Orthodox Church and the Executive Director of Reconciliation Services/FOCUS Kansas City. Kevin speaks with Father Paisius about his community’s unique ministry of racial reconciliation and ministry to the poor and homeless in the inner city of Kansas City…. Read More »
The presentation below represents a brief pictorial history of Troost Avenue, historically referred to as the racial dividing line in Kansas City.