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About the Band


We create an atmosphere. An atmosphere where the Glory of God can move freely. We are called to amplify God


Pastor Melina Hechavarria

Pastor Melina is the Senior Worship Pastor at King Jesus Ministry and New Wine worship leader. Pastor Melina is characterized […]

Pastor Melina is the Senior Worship Pastor at King Jesus Ministry and New Wine worship leader. Pastor Melina is characterized for her ability to move in prophetic worship, releasing spontaneous songs that bring about a heavenly atmosphere.

She served as the youth pastor for seven years alongside her husband, Pastor Frank Hechavarría, prior to being called to the music ministry. Pastor Melina travels to over ten nations each year with Apostle Maldonado releasing Heavenly sounds through prophetic worship. She is also one of the main composers and producers of all of New Wine’s most recently published albums. Aside from her contributions to the band, Pastor Melina is also actively involved in the church’s leadership as an ordained pastor.

Pastor Melina currently resides in Miami with her loving husband Pastor Frank Hechavarría and her two beautiful children Laela and Mathias who are the joy of her life.


Pastor Belkys Morales

Pastor Belkys is a teacher, worship leader and songwriter at King Jesus Worship Ministry and New Wine. She is one […]

Pastor Belkys is a teacher, worship leader and songwriter at King Jesus Worship Ministry and New Wine. She is one of the first and original members of the worship team at King Jesus Ministry long before it was known as New Wine.

While also serving as a teacher at the School of Worship for the Supernatural Ministry School, she has travelled the world for over twenty years alongside Apostle Guillermo Maldonado bringing God’s supernatural power to the nations. Her genuine and authentic love for the presence of God is what releases His glory every single time she worships God. Aside from her contributions to the band, Pastor Belkys is also actively involved in the church’s leadership as an ordained pastor.

Pastor Belkys lives in Miami, Florida with her husband Pastor Alejandro Morales, their adorable son Sebastian and her baby girl.


Pastor Xiomara Zamora

Pastor Xiomara is a part of the New Wine family as a worship leader and songwriter. She has been gifted […]

Pastor Xiomara is a part of the New Wine family as a worship leader and songwriter. She has been gifted with an anointing for the prophetic sounds from Heaven and pursues the Lord with a fearless passion for His presence. Xiomara has collaborated as an author to songs such as “Make It Loud,” “The Father Revealed,” and more. She pursues the presence of God with a fervent passion and with a heart that seeks to bring God’s Kingdom to his bride. Aside from her contributions to the band, Pastor Xiomara is also actively involved in the church’s leadership as an ordained pastor.

Xiomara currently lives in Miami, Florida with her husband Pastor Hiubert Zamora.


Manuel and Emmeline Vargas

Manuel and Emmeline met while serving together in the youth band at King Jesus Ministry. Their united passion for worship […]

Manuel and Emmeline met while serving together in the youth band at King Jesus Ministry. Their united passion for worship has brought them both to be called leaders in the worship ministry.

Manuel is the main pianist and the New Wine music director while Emmeline is the coordinator of the King Jesus Youth band, as well as one of the worship leaders of King Jesus worship team.

Manuel has co-produced some of New Wine’s most recently released albums and helped to co-write songs such as, ”Africa Sings,” and “I need an Encounter” which has been the staple anthem of New Wine’s most recently released production.

Emmeline currently trains and lifts up the youth band to reach their potential to be the next generation of King Jesus Ministry. She has also helped co-write songs such as ”My One Desire,” and “Supernatural Love.”

Together they participated in albums such as “Supernatural Movement,” “Until the Whole World Knows Him,” and many more.

Currently they live in Miami, Florida, and are part of the government of King Jesus Ministry.


Jonathan and Jessica Glenn

Jonathan and Jessica Glenn are altar essentials at King Jesus Ministry. Their love and dedication has been an integral and […]

Jonathan and Jessica Glenn are altar essentials at King Jesus Ministry. Their love and dedication has been an integral and essential part of how things run on the altar from service to service. Jonathan is the lead service director and pianist, while Jessica is the vocal director as well as a worship leader and songwriter for New Wine.

They have written and collaborated together in albums such as “Encounter Us Holy Spirit,” and “Hunger for the Living God,” amongst many others.

Currently they reside in their beautiful home in Miami, Florida, alongside their precious twin girls, Janelle and Gabriella.


Roilan Vasquez

Roilán Vazquez is one of the original members of New Wine. Roilán is the backbone of the brass section at […]

Roilán Vazquez is one of the original members of New Wine. Roilán is the backbone of the brass section at King Jesus Ministry band, serving as the arranger and composer of the greater part of all praise and worship brass sections.

Roilán has been a faithful musician and mentor in the ministry for over 12 years and he is a man with a passion for God’s presence, and a prophetic calling to release the sounds from the Heavenly realms.

Father to three beautiful children and husband to Madeleine, Roilán resides in Miami, Florida, with his precious family.


Alberto Vargas

Alberto has been the leader of the drummers and percussionists at King Jesus Ministry for over 14 years. Alberto’s drive […]

Alberto has been the leader of the drummers and percussionists at King Jesus Ministry for over 14 years.

Alberto’s drive to raise the bar as a worshipper on the drums is what has led him to discover new groundbreaking sound pads that he uses to enhance sounds while he plays the drums.

Alberto is the participating drummer in all of New Wine’s albums, and an essential piece to the New Wine worship team that has traveled with Apostle Guillermo Maldonado for over 14 years.

He is a teacher and an inspiration to many young drummers and worshippers of all sorts. His years serving the Lord have equipped him with Heavenly knowledge on what it means to worship, and he has a burning desire to pass-on all of the wisdom to the new generations of worshippers.

Alberto, his wife and two beautiful children currently reside in Miami, Florida.


Juan Felipe Marulanda

A Colombian born native, Pipe -as he likes to be called-, is a multi-faceted musician who has been worshipping on […]

A Colombian born native, Pipe -as he likes to be called-, is a multi-faceted musician who has been worshipping on the acoustic, and electric, and bass guitar, percussion, and piano for over ten years at King Jesus Worship team and with New Wine. Apart from his duties as a passionate and committed musician, Pipe is in charge of band logistics and multiplying his talents in new musician recruits coming into the music ministry.

Pipe has participated in many of New Wine’s production such as “Encounter us Holy Spirit,“ “Hunger for the Living God,“ and “After your Heart”.

Pipe is father of two beautiful loving children, and loving husband to his wife Adriana. They all live together in Miami, Florida.


James Orjuela

James Orjuela is a worship leader, pianist, guitarist, and songwriter at King Jesus Worship team, and New Wine. James’ passion […]

James Orjuela is a worship leader, pianist, guitarist, and songwriter at King Jesus Worship team, and New Wine. James’ passion is to bring the bride of Christ to an unforgettable encounter with the Almighty God through every spontaneous worship and praise he sings. For years he has been traveling to the nations with Apostle Maldonado and New Wine, creating heavenly atmospheres everywhere they go to worship.

James has been featured on all recent New Wine albums for the last 5 years as well as New Wine’s latest production, “Encounter Us Holy Spirit,” in songs such as, “Make It Loud,” and “I need an encounter.”

James lives alongside wonderful pastor parents in Miami, Florida.


Judy García

Judy is a worship leader, saxophonist, and songwriter for New Wine and King Jesus Worship team. Judy grew up involved […]

Judy is a worship leader, saxophonist, and songwriter for New Wine and King Jesus Worship team. Judy grew up involved in music programs at the university which prepared her for her career as a vocal coach prior to joining New Wine.

Judy had the privilege to be featured in songs such as “Breakthrough,” on New Wine’s most recent album “Encounter Us Holy Spirit.”

Judy currently has the privilege to travel to the nations and minister God’s presence alongside New Wine and Apostle Guillermo Maldonado.

She enjoys her home life in Miami, Florida.


Kenny Flores

Kenny is the worship school coordinator and a worship leader at King Jesus Worship ministry. Kenny’s heart for worship comes […]

Kenny is the worship school coordinator and a worship leader at King Jesus Worship ministry. Kenny’s heart for worship comes from knowing God through years of prayer and intercession. His passion for intercession is the motor that God used to form him into an intimate worshipper seeking after His presence.

He has collaborated in the recording of songs for recent New Wine albums such as “Encounter Us Holy Spirit”, and has also contributed to the writing of other songs such as “Let the Heavens Open Up.”

Kenny currently lives with his loving parents and two younger brothers in Miami, Florida.

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