The Clergy Recovery Network offers quality care for Ministry Professionals and their spouses if the need is NOT an emergency. The Services section of this web site on the right lists our various ministries. If you click on a service you will obtain detailed information about our ministry in this specific area. You may also read a brief description of each of our ministries below and click on the appropriate link to get all the details. This page is designed to summarize our services and connect you as quickly as possible to help. May you find just what you need. The personal care of pastors, their spouses and those who love them is exactly what the Clergy Recovery Network is about. All of our services are given with the full understanding appropriate confidentiality is necessary. We know how seeking help may threaten a pastor’s career.
Dale Wolery and everyone with the Clergy Recovery Network assumes you have read our disclaimer. Please read it here. It applies to all interactions with the Clergy Recovery Network.
Are you or a Ministry Professional you love in crisis right now?
If you or someone you love is in a crisis go directly to Contact. Select an option and make contact now. There are lots of reasons to hope. DO NOT be quick to talk to others. First read Who Do I Tell When?.
Do you need a consultant?
Christian Ministries need help too. When crises hit groups of people, complexities multiply. Despite convention practice, most groups should seek outside help, wise counsel and additional input. The need for systemic change is seldom seen by the system needing it. Dale Wolery’s consulting specialty is helping ministries when they face crises with their leaders. Contact him here to determine whether he might be useful in your situation. Read more about consulting by clicking here.
Would you like personal help?
Mentoring is what Dale does. For more than a decade he has done little but personally engage with clergy, their spouses and those who love them. He is not a licensed counselor but has honed his coaching skills by seeking help and giving it for more than 20 years. To contact him about this click here. To learn more click here.
Does someone you love need intervention?
Intervention is successful in bringing many addicts to their “bottoms” and turning their lives around. Dale is experienced in intervention and using it skillfully. To contact him about an intervention go here. To learn more go here.
Would you like to interact on-line with your peers to support your recovery journey?
On-line forums are password protected, confidential and anonymous. Choose a user name which provides you anonymity and enjoy the security and safety of “meeting” with your peers to share your recovery journey. The Clergy Recovery Network currently offers two Forums. To join a forum you will be led through a step by step process which is worth the effort because you will be assured you are in a safe place with real people, reel peers.
- The Women In Ministry Forum is for ministry professionals, pastors, clergy, missionaries, etc and Spouses of Ministry Professionals who are female. To learn more and to join go here.
- The Sexual Addiction Forum for Men is for ministry professionals, pastors, clergy, missionaries, and etc. who wrestle with sexual issues compulsively like the use of on-line porn. To learn more and to join go here.
Would you like to interact via email with a peer who has struggled with your issue?
Pastoral peers in recovery in the CRN network are willing to interact with you via email on some specific subjects. Because of the healing they have experienced on their recovery journeys they are happy to share their strength, hope and encouragement with you. Pastors who wrestle with burnout, adult ADHD , sexual addiction, chemical dependency, domestic violence, and spouses who have had husbands who struggled with these issues are there for you. Go to the Been There Done That Network page to email the person you desire.
Want some time away in the Montana wilderness on a horse?
Once a year Dale and his team adventure with clergy like you in the Bob Marshal Wilderness for a week. Learn more and apply now here.
Uncertain or wondering?
The journey into recovery is often difficult for pastors. Just how to help a pastor who is your husband or friend is also fraught with difficulty. If you don’t know where to start or you are hesitant to push forward on any of the above options we encourage to at least contact Dale for some input on taking a quality next step. Anonymous contact is welcome to a point.
Learn more about Dale personally and professionally by clicking here.
To contact Dale click here.
If you still resist seeking help read, Why Do I Resist Help?.