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Jenna Schueler

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Grand Opening of East Coast Church New Location on September 8th

fully inclusive church to OPEN IN BOYNTON BEACH

BOYNTON BEACH, FL - August 14, 2019 - East Coast Church proudly announces the opening of their new location on Sunday, September 8th. The church will meet at Freedom Shores Elementary School at 3400 Hypoluxo Rd; Boynton Beach, FL 33436.

Known for its stance on inclusivity for both LGBTQIA+ and women in church leadership, East Coast Church is one of the few fully affirming and inclusive churches in Palm Beach County. In addition, East Coast Church is the only church in the area to hold a Verified Clear rating from, an independent church rating source that scores churches based on how clearly they communicate their policies.

The Grand Opening Celebration will take place on Sunday, September 8th with a worship service at 10:00am featuring the church’s contemporary worship band.

Senior Pastors Jenna Schueler and Adria Delapena say that the church’s focus as they prepare to launch at this new location is to build a community that stays true to their vision and purpose. “East Coast Church is a Christ-Centered community that welcomes and celebrates ALL people,” says Delapena.

The ultimate vision for the church includes plans to build a community center that will house event space, youth events, support groups, and private counseling services—among other things. “Until we are able to see our vision for the community center become reality,” adds Schueler, “we are excited for our new home at Freedom Shores.”

East Coast Church began serving Boynton Beach and the surrounding area in January 2015. Previous locations for the church meeting include the Alco Theater and Palm Beach Maritime Academy. East Coast Church is excited to launch in their new meeting space at Freedom Shores.

In addition to Sunday Services, East Coast Church serves the community in a variety of ways. Prior community activities include community BBQ’s, candlelight beach-side Christmas Eve services, outreach at The Terraces of Lake Worth Care Center, and partnership with Palm Beach Pride.

The public is cordially invited to attend the Grand Opening Celebration. For more information, visit the church’s website at or contact the church pastors at

East Coast Church is an open and affirming progressive Christian community. We offer a place free of guilt, shame and judgment where normal, ordinary people can look into the claims of Jesus Christ to see how we might impact our world in a positive fashion. This can only be done if we are willing to allow doubt to be a reality, embrace all questions and afford the respect for each of us to disagree, even on “important” topics. East Coast Church is a vibrant and healthy community of radically diverse and extraordinary people from every sector of life. Truly, A Christ-Centered community that welcomes and celebrates ALL people!


If you would like more information about this topic, please call Jenna Schueler at (513) 417-3965, or email