Bieber, who is a two time Grammy Award winning artist, was also close friends with former Hillsong Church pastor Carl Lentz, though Bieber has recently shared concerns about how celebrity pastors may be negatively impacting the church.
Sunday Service on Halloween
In an undisclosed location on a rooftop with a handful of invited guests, West and his Sunday Service choir performed songs from his newly released “Donda” album. West announced the Sunday Service via Instagram, inviting fans to stream it. While previous Sunday Services had been free to watch, the livestream of Sunday’s event cost $9.99 to access.
Dressed in all white robes and hoods, the Sunday Service choir sang the lyrics, “He’s done miracles on me,” which are the chorus from “No Child Left Behind.” The choir surrounded the musicians in a circle, while Justin Bieber said “Thank you Jesus,” as West directed.
In a scene fit for a Hollywood, Bieber donned a white hood and stood next to West and Manson, the latter of whom was shrouded in white robes that covered his face.
Bieber then lent his voice to the song “Hurricane,” singing the lyrics, “Don’t let me drown. I know you won’t.”
West, Bieber, and Manson bowed their heads and place their arms around one another while the choir sang the chorus from “Moon.”
As the choir sang, “Like who’s here when I need a shoulder to lean on? I hope you’re here when I need the demons to be gone, and it’s not fair that I had to fight ’em all on my own,” West sang into the mic while Bieber raised his hands, shouting, “Hallelujah!”
West also sang parts of the song “Come to Life” and told viewers that he was “praying for a change in your life,” before giving the microphone back to Bieber to lead a prayer.
With his arms around West and Manson, Bieber prayed,
Thank you for your power. Thank you for your grace. Thank you for your peace. Thank you for your forgiveness. Thank you for your Holy Spirit that dwells in us. Thank you for your majesty. Thank you for the stars and the birds and the mountains and the valleys and the oceans. God, thank you for your people; thank you for your people. Thank you that you leave the ninety-nine for the one. Thank you that you never leave us or forsake us. Thank you that we could never be more loved than we are right now in this moment. In this moment, wrap us with your love. Show us who you are; show us who you are; show us who you are. Thank you Jesus. Thank you for this moment; thank you for this moment. I come against any lies of the enemy — any fear — we bind it in the name of Jesus. Your name is above it all. The name of Jesus is above it all. We cast out any demonic activity that would try to steal our peace today — try to steal our joy. We welcome your presence today Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus.