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LEAD PASTORS

Pastors Matt and Jessica Stallbaum

Matt Stallbaum has served East Coast Christian Center for most of his life, and in 2021 he became Lead Pastor. He and his wife, Jessica, co-lead the church. They give vision and direction as well as oversee the pastoral team and staff. Matt is a visionary, and that has led him to launch multiple ministries including Mezzanine (East Coast’s young adult ministry) as well as the Avenue and Viera Campuses.

Pastor Matt was ordained in ministry in 2004 and has served in various pastoral positions at East Coast and worked at Soul Survivor Church in England. Matt earned a Bachelor's in Christian Counseling from Life Christian University, an Associates Degree in Theology from Life Christian University, a Basic Diploma of Theology from Life Christian University, an Advanced Diploma of Theology from Life Christian University and a graduate of the Crunch and Grind Theology program from Soul Survivor Watford, UK. 

Matt and the love of his life, Jessica, have three children—Reagan, Hudson, and Adilyn.