Light up The Cathedral
Thank you for joining us for Light Up the Cathedral!
Over 20,000 people celebrated the lighting of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral while hearing from open & affirming places of faith throughout San Diego. A special thank you to our keynote speaker Reverend Naomi Washington Leaphart and congratulations to Reverend Dr. J. Lee Hill Jr., of the Christian Fellowship Congregational United Church of Christ.
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Happy Pride San Diego!
Light of Pride Award
Light of Pride: an individual or religious organization that is recognized for their persistent and sustained support of the San Diego LGBT Community and that are making significant contributions to the LGBT Community through their time, actions, talents and dedication.
Congratulations to Reverend Dr. J. Lee Hill Jr., of the Christian Fellowship Congregational United Church of Christ. Learn more about the award and the reverend here.
- Pre-show starts at 6:50 PM
- Prelude Organ Music
- Welcome to Light up the Cathedral, San Diego Mayor – Kevin Faulconer
- Welcome Very Reverend Dean of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral – Penny Bridges
- Circle Chant (Song) – San Diego Women’s Chorus
- Procession of the Participants
- 93 Million Miles (Song) – San Diego Queer Youth Chorus
- Raison D’Etre – Live to Rise (Dance) – San Diego Creative Arts Project
- Keynote Speaker
- Reverend Naomi Washington Leapheart, City of Philadelphia, PA Director for Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs
- Better Times Will Come (Song) – San Diego Women’s Chorus
- Presentation of the 2020 Light of Pride Award
- Fernando Z. Lopez, Executive Director San Diego Pride
- 2020 Light of Pride Award recipient
- Reverend Dr. J. Lee Hill Jr., of the Christian Fellowship Congregational United Church of Christ
- Look to the Light (Song) – Marshal Voit
- Final Blessing
- Right Reverend Bishop of San Diego Susan Brown Snook
- Happy (Song) – San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
- Lighting and Blessing of the Cathedral – Very Reverend Dean Penny Bridges