Interfaith religious gathering held in Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Members of various religions all across Central California gathered in Santa Maria for an interfaith service on Sunday.

The event was held at the First United Methodist Church at 311 S Broadway.

The Interfaith Community Outreach Network (ICON) hosted the event which aimed to promote unity, harmony and understanding between different faiths and the community.

Mohammad Mohabbat, the Imam of the Islamic Center of Santa Maria organized the gathering which included food from various cultures and native costumes.

Mohabbat called for peace and understanding through creating an open dialogue and spoke about the work done by ICON.

Sunday's sermon and additional video of the event can be found here.

For more information about the Interfaith Community Outreach Network of Santa Maria, you can visit them on Facebook.

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