Position Description

The role of the Pastor of Ministry and Leader Development (PMLD) is to assist the Senior Pastor (SP) in overseeing the life and direction of the church. The PMLD will offer pastoral leadership to the congregation alongside the SP and elders. The PMLD will ensure that the systems, practices, and policies of the church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities.

Responsible for strategic planning and staff coordination in the execution of the church’s mission and vision. In partnership with the SP, the Pastor of Ministry and Leader Development will work with the Senior Leadership Team to establish goals and action plans.

Providing leadership to staff team and serving as personnel director for pastors and paid staff. As partner of SP, the Pastor of Ministry and Leader Development will lead, evaluate, and mentor existing staff in their respective areas of ministry and prioritize staff additions.

Oversee and execute the administration of the church through appropriate staff, lay leadership teams, and consultants (as needed). Ensure the completion of business, facility, and logistical support functions through staff and volunteers.

A full job description is available upon request.

For more information and to apply, contact Slingshot Group. CLICK HERE to contact someone from the Slingshot team.


Position Description

This is a great opportunity for a worship leader who desires to be a ministry builder in a local church. Bring your desires to lead the church, your best musical talents, your heart for the lost, and join this team in Chicagoland.

“We’re looking for more than just someone who is focused on their stage craft,” says Dan, “a pastor-shepherd for our team and congregation is a must.” The worship ministry has undergone a season of change, and these changes need to take root. While the foundation has been laid, there is a deeper sense of identity which is needed on the team. Taking the next steps forward in building out the ministry is a must. “We’re going to prioritize their ability to lead musically and grow and develop our team.,” says Dan, “but having a Pastoral Leader in worship is a must.” The team needs a new level of internal communication, vision casting, and steps forward within the larger emerging vision for Lakeland.

Some bullet points to profile this Worship Pastor position:

  • Pastoral Leader
  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Visionary
  • Team-builder
  • Communicator

For more information and to apply, contact Slingshot Group. CLICK HERE to contact someone from the Slingshot team.


Position Description

The purpose of this role is to develop leaders to form student disciples of Jesus who worship Christ in all things as they share Him with students and families who do not yet know Him.

Key responsibilities:

Develop leaders

  • Recruit, train, launch, and support leaders to shepherd and equip students

Forming student disciples

  • Witness: Expanding the reach of Lakeland’s mission to students and their families in our community
  • Community: Connecting them in safe & intentional, Christ-centered group life
  • Service: Inspiring, equipping, and mobilizing them to discover and use their gifts as servants of Christ and others
  • Generosity: Growing in them an open handed, generous faith
  • Word & Prayer: Training them to discover, worship, and obey God’s through His Word & prayer


  • Lead and oversee all facets of Lakeland’s Middle School and High School ministries

For the full role description click here. To apply, e-mail Dan Weyerhaeuser.