Ministry

Rev. Lynne Garner
Minister

Our developmental minister, the Rev. Lynne Garner, came to Lakeland via Georgia, where she served our UU congregation in Brunswick, Georgia, on the coast. Rev. Garner received her Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago, where she lived for many years and where she and her husband, Jerry, still own a … Continued

Deirdre Daniel
Director of Religious Education

Deirdre Daniel is our Director of Religious Education. A native Floridian, Deirdre has had the wonderful experience of living in several countries, including Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Canada, where she attended the University of Toronto. Deirdre recently retired from Polk County Schools after teaching Art and Language Arts for more than 16 years. … Continued