In this year, Jubilee China looks forward to a greater development. Thus, early on February 7th, Jubilee China Leaders nationwide gathered together to begin its 4-day conference. Leaders such as, Pastor Micah, Lena, Silas, Miriam, Yuanfang from Beijing, Liuman from Shenzhen and Tongtong Zhang from Shanghai attended this conference with the burning desire to inspired everyone to create new music and to be a beautiful witness for the Lord through it.
Jubilee China Representative, Pastor Micah, begin this conference by first addressing the vision, mission, and current status of development of Jubilee China, followed by sharing the common ways to attract new members in Beijing. Jubilee is a music ministry that brings together Christian musicians with the same purposed, to glorify God. Through various ways such as music, dance and network, the ministry wishes to proclaim to all peoples a message of hope, healing and spiritual freedom as found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Through the gospel, the ministry wishes to bring truth and life back into today's entertainment industry and culture, transforming them into mediums to be used for God's will and purposes.
Musicians and artist have different kinds of music fellowships, like worship, chorus, dance, instrument and more. Jubilee commission is to diligent seek God-prepared Jubilee members through the outreach and evangelism in music universities, as well as recruiting chorus members on the platform of Wechat and various music training. Besides, Jubilee China also establish shepherding system to care members' spiritual growth in God.
Lastly, the conference ended by having leaders to report their mission development individually and discuss the education system for Jubilee members in details.
The evening of Sunday, July 9, 2017, Jubilee World hosted a successful anniversary concert, featuring five original, multi-language compositions by Jubilee members. Leaders and members, and the general public, received much joy and grace in the concert, through which God poured out His grace. All glory and thanks to God!
At Jubilee World General Assembly, guest speakers were invited to deliver lectures to Jubilee members and leaders. The lecturers each spent an hour telling their stories and sharing their experiences found in walking with Jesus Christ.
Saturday evening, on July 8, 2017, Jubilee World hosted its 15th anniversary classical concert. The concert features the conductor Ms. Elke Overton, a professional winds octet (consisting 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, and 2 horns), and Jubilee Chorus of 12 singers. Audience from Jubilee World and from the general public attended the concert with eagerness. With beauty and grace, the musical collaboration witnessed the majesty and glory of God.
Jubilee music ministry in Chennai has conducted last practice for the music night they will be holding tonight which they hope will bless many people - where Christian musicians from other churches also volunteered.
As GA approaches, Jubilee members began to hold rehearsals for Orchestra /Choir Performance. Thus, on Jun 29th, Wind Orchestra St. Louis gathered its members to rehearsal, at Jubilee campus, for 2 consecutive hours.
God is always faithful; in times of need, His love and grace always shine through. With a few weeks left until GA, Jubilee staff continue diligently working daily. The Lord sends His workers to support HQ staff day by day.