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.
This week Jubilee Chorus in New York began its first rehearsal of the Christmas season.
Jubilee Worship Australia Holds Regular Fellowship, Rehearsal
Jubilee Mongolia held worship night for October. The worship night has begun with praises from Jubilee worship team which members from different praise team of Jubilee has united as one team.
Jubilee Korea hosts a Worship Leader School for those who are serving the church worship Services in Korea,
This worship leader school is a curriculum designed to help activating church worship in Korean. Any committed members who are currently taking part in the church worship ministry or wishing to participate in are possible to register.
On October 5th, Jubilee Orchestra St. Louis held an important meeting regarding upcoming Christmas concert at the Jubilee World HQ.
Jubilee Fellowship department director, began the meeting with an introduction to Jubilee World's history and root established by Olivet Assembly. It is very important to share what God has done and continues to do with the development of Jubilee World, to everyone involve in each of the musical departments.For Jubilee believes that God will steer their hearts to greatly develop these departments.
On Sept. 30, Jubilee Nashville's Chinese band had the opportunity to perform the opening show of the 2017 Mid-Autumn Festival which was organized by the Chinese student and scholar association at Vanderbilt University.