Saint Mark United Methodist church and the surrounding community joined together in "Umoja" (unity) to observe and celebrate the African American festival of Kwanzaa on Monday, December 26, 2016. The celebration was held at Saint Mark in Lakeland with Yvonne McShay, noted author, teacher and lecturer serving as hostess and coordinator for the evening. Well-attended by congregation member and community members from Lakeland and the surroundings areas, it was hugely successful.
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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
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Lakeland, FL 33815
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