Diocese of Los Angeles & the West
68th Annual Parish Life Conference
Hosted by: St. Nicholas Church, San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport ~ July 1-5, 2020

For the safety of everyone, all 2020 Diocese Parish Life Conferences have been cancelled as a result of governmental restrictions due to COVID-19.  Anyone who made a hotel reservation should cancel them immediately, All Registrants and/or contributor will be contacted shortly or contact the host parish directly.  Thank You See you in 2021! 

Very Reverend Chris Salamy was born in 1972 to Lebanese-American parents in the small rural town of Whitesville, West Virginia.  Fr. Salamy was baptized in the Holy Orthodox Church and was raised in Charleston, West Virginia until 1985 when his family relocated to Los Angeles, California. His passion is the study of the Holy Scriptures and foreign language. He was married in August, 1998 to Allyson Marie (Raya) Salamy in Los Angeles, CA and has two daughters, Sophia Renee and Amelia Claire. He was assigned as the Youth Director of St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City, OK in October of 1998 where he was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in February 1999 and to the Holy Priesthood in March 1999.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Philosophy from Loyola Marymount University, a Master’s of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and a Doctorate of Ministry from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Fr. Salamy was assigned to the pastorate of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Phoenix, AZ in December 1999 and he remains as pastor to this day.


Fr. Chris will be speaking to the teens during their Teen SOYO meeting Friday July 3, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:45 PM on Discernment




Minor Participation Form

Kid's Club Medical Form

Event Registration 

Souvenir Journal   

Vendor Form

PLC General Schedule

Ticketed Events Descripton






Hotel Reservation Deadline:

June 15, 2020

Souvenir Journal Deadline: 
May 1, 2020
Vendor Deadline:
May 1, 2020
Early Bird Deadline:
June 1, 2020
Online Registration Deactivation
June 28, 2020

Creative Festivals Deadline:
April 1, 2020
Oratorical Festival Registration Deadline:
June 21, 2020
Bible Bowl Registration Deadline:
June 21, 2020