Embark - Thursday evening worship

“Embark” was the theme of the Thursday evening worship experience. It featured the Kamana 5 Singers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Candler Singers from the Candler School of Theology, and Bishop David Kekumba Yemba’s sermon, entitled, “Cross Over to the Other Side.”

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