About Us

Our Story

RU Recovery Ministries is a faith-based addiction recovery organization that started in Rockford, IL, as a local class. It has expanded to churches and institutions across the country and into several countries. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization governed by a board of directors. We are funded by members and people like you.

Transforming Lives, Restoring Hope

The RU Recovery™ Journey

RU Recovery™ offers a beacon of hope and transformation for individuals battling addiction. It provides a faith-based approach to recovery that empowers lives and restores purpose. Grounded in faith, community, and personal growth, RU guides individuals from despair to deliverance, offering a path to freedom, healing, and lasting change. With a commitment to compassion, integrity, and the power of faith, RU stands as a trusted ally in the fight against addiction.

What We Do

RU Recovery™ provides individuals struggling with addiction a holistic approach to recovery rooted in faith, compassion, and community support. By embracing our RU Recovery Journal, the RU 10 principles of faith-based recovery, and the Fruits of the Spirit, all found in our complete program curriculum, participants experience sobriety, real victory, restored relationships, and a newfound sense of purpose and hope.

Local Meetings

Churches and Institutions across America host an RU Recovery class every week.

Find a Local Meeting

Recovery Resources

We have a complete program curriculum as well as many other books and materials.

Recovery Shop
Over 400 studies have been conducted on the role of faith in addiction recovery and these studies have found a success rate of 40%-60% in most faith-based programs. This is significantly higher than the success rate of programs that do not incorporate faith or spirituality into their programs.
National Center for Biotechnology Information

Our Team

Board of Directors

Ramona Schultz

Barry Molencupp

Randall Grindinger

Cliff Westerlund

Leadership Staff

Brad Woodbury: CEO/Executive Director

Brad Rehfeldt: Development Director


Katie Woodbury: Administrative Director

Ed Force: National Representative

We appreciate all our staff & volunteers.