Becky Ykema

Associate

A Chicago native, Becky cut her teeth in worship leadership while on staff at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, IL for eight years. Most recently she finished up a six-year tenure as the Worship Pastor of Ascent Community Church in Louisville, CO.

As an Associate at Slingshot Group, Becky brings in her 17 years of church staff ministry experience, with a passion for developing worship leaders, vocal teams and bands.  She works to improve the relational culture between pastors, production and worship teams. She uses her skills to coach worship leaders in cultivating healthy and sustainable teams, as well as upping their vocal delivery and worship leading skills.

She received degrees in Bible & Theology, Music at North Park University and received her Masters of Divinity at Wesley Seminary. Her background serving in a mega-church and a start-up church provides her with a broad understanding of the unique needs within various growth stages of a church.

Becky is married to Nathan and they have two energetic and imaginative kids, August and Zeke.  Becky’s most recent music project is available on any music platform under the name Hymns of the People.

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