The Commission: Who We Are

The commission serves the people of the Diocese of Los Angeles by seeking to enrich our communal worship life. Its scope of work ranges from coordinating and planning diocesan liturgies (such as Diocesan Convention and Clergy Conference) and supporting parishes as they train their liturgical leaders to collating and commending expansive liturgical texts to the work of the SCLM (Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music) and the General Convention prayer book revision process.



Commission Chair:The Very Rev. Kay Sylvester

Commission Members: The Rev Dr. Michelle Baker-Wright, The Rev. Katie Cadigan, The Rev. Randall Day, Mr. Christopher Gravis, The Rev. Norma Guerra, Ms Melissa Hayes, The Rev. Anthony Keller, The Rev. Roberto Martinez-Morales, The Rev. Dr. Thomas Ni, Mr. Craig Philips, The Rev. Dominique Piper, The Rev. Brent Quines,The Rev. Keith Yamamoto

Staff Officer: The Rev. Canon Susan Russell


The commission’s goals include:

  • Creating and implementing vibrant and formative diocesan liturgies, including but not limited to Diocesan Convention
  • Providing access through the Diocesan website to expansive liturgies, position papers on liturgical topics, and links to liturgical resources for use throughout the diocesan community
  • Collecting the liturgical resources created by worshipping communities, reflecting on same, and discerning which resources to share with all worshipping communities in the Diocese and with the SCLM (Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music.)


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The Commission:

Who We are