Canon Steve Nishibayashi, secretary of convention, celebrates the Dodger’s 2020 World Series win in the chilly early morning before Diocesan Convention begins on Nov. 14. [JHT]
Tom Discavage-Quijada of the diocesan staff assists delegates with checking in for the diocese’s first-ever online convention. [JK]
Convention Coordinator Samantha Wylie responds to technical questions in the hour before the convention opens. [JK]
Canon Julie Dean Larsen, vice chancellor, pauses for a moment as she prepares to monitor convention proceedings and answer any legal questions. Her colleague Canon Richard Zevnik, chancellor, at right, makes similar preparations. [JK]
Young people were readers during the three prayer services (Morning, Noonday and Evening prayer) on Nov. 14 and at the convention Eucharist on Nov. 15. Clockwise from top left: Ava Slocum, Audrey Sei, Aly Kim and Julia Warren.
Simone Origel reflects on the gospel lesson (The Parable of the Talents) during the convention’s opening prayers.
Juli Johnson Kennedy of Church of Our Saviour, San Gabriel, sings “Amazing Grace” for worship services during the convention business meeting.
Bishop John Harvey Taylor begins the celebration of the convention Eucharist.
Canon to the Ordinary Melissa McCarthy oversees all aspects of Diocesan Convention both online and at St. Paul’s Commons. [JK]
Secretary of Convention Canon Steve Nishibayashi follows convention proceedings online. [JK]
Bishop John Harvey Taylor chairs the virtual convention from a desk at St. Paul’s Commons. [JK]
Judge of Elections Canon Patti Jo McKay and Convention Coordinator Samantha Wylie compare notes before voting begins. [JHT]
Bishop John Harvey Taylor responds online to a question from a delegate. [JK]
Canon Kelli-Grace Kurtz delivers the report of the Committee on Constitution & Canons to the convention from her office in Riverside.
Delegates to convention voted by using a secure website and unique log-in information.
Judge of Elections Patti Jo McKay delivers results of voting to online delegates. [JK]
Bishop John Harvey Taylor gestures during his address to convention. [JK]
Julia Warren, senior warden at St. Mark’s Church, Upland, delivers a reflection at a convention prayer service on Nov. 14.
Bishop Suffragan Diane M. Jardine Bruce delivers her address to convention from her home office.
Bishop John Harvey Taylor, Canon Andy Tomat, treasurer, and Michael Bell, chair of the Committee on Dispatch of Business, lead and monitor the discussion of the 2021 diocesan budget.
Youth Missioner Gabriel Vasquez-Reyes assists with technical matters at St. Paul’s Commons during the convention. [JK]
Canon Jim White of Holy Spirit Fellowship in Atwater Village in Los Angeles offers an evening prayer meditation via video.
Bishop John Harvey Taylor gathers most of the convention team in the Great Hall at the end of Nov. 14 proceedings for a distanced photo. [JHT]