In 2015, Jubilee World acquired the former St. Mary's Orphanage building at 5341 Emerson Ave. in St. Louis. The 164,000 square feet facility has since been getting a major facelift with constant renovations. The main chapel, offices, dormitories and bathrooms have all been since remodeled. Jubilee plans to finish the entire facility in 2 years to open up to the community once again.
Construction began in the summer of 1899 and was dedicated on November of 1900 having 225 girls and 13 sisters in residence. This facility has been a community landmark and staple for over 100 years.
Constructed to be completely self-sufficient, the facility featured a large olympic sized swimming pool, main chapel, cafeteria, 2 large gyms, boiler house, offices, baking oven, laundry plant, institutional kitchen and cold storage rooms for the over 200 residence. It also had classrooms, dormitories, playrooms, work rooms, vegetable gardens and chicken coops.
The facility and main chapel once again came to life with Jubilee's 15th Anniversary Conference, concert and events for the community. The facility had not been utilized or in top working order for decades.
The new Jubilee leadership and community leaders have a vision of rebuilding the campus to it's former glory serving the neighborhood residence once again. Previous renovations were made and leadership plans to build on the foundation.
On April 29th, after the Sunday Service, three Jubilee staff and two members had a meeting to process the MV production of Jubilee album song "Only Cross", and confirmed the work division. The lead singer Yibai will be the actor of MV, while Jin Fang be the MV director and Miriam will be responsible for editing and cutting the video.
After Easter, Jubilee Worship Band started to have rehearsals to continue to grow as spiritual worshipers. During these rehearsals, their main focus has been on learning Rhythms for building up basic of band music.
Jubilee Worship Australia released Easter concert video which performed on April 1, Easter Sunday. The video is filled with the moment all people praise risen Lord together. Many people reflected to the video that they could receive a lot of grace.
In the afternoon of April 14th, Saturday, Jubilee China member violinist Shaobo Zhang and sound engineer Wenwen Yang came to Jubilee recording studio to record prayer background music.
During the rehearsal, they tried to make their original song. One member wrote lyrics themed with cross and simple melodies. Members actively joined modification of some parts of melodies and harmonies. Till they can complete the song, they'll continually work together.
Jubilee Chorus Korea took the first meeting for the new project called 'Hymn Recording Project' at the Jubilee Korea center.