Dale began ministry at Holy Trinity Tauranga in October 2007 as a co-vicar with her husband Paul, and continued on in her own right from May 2019

Dale has been in parish ministry since 1990, and served as Archdeacon of Wellington from 1998 – 2007.  She has a BA and a B.D (Otago) and in 2008 completed a PhD on the Charismatic Movement in the New Zealand Anglican Church.  Dale has also been involved in ARMnz / New Wine ministries having established and led the first Summer Wine camp in the South Island and led two of the North Island Summer Wines.  She currently leads the Intercession arm of the AFFIRM network and is a founding member of the Christian Community network.

Dale was married in 1976 and has 5 adult children and numerous grandchildren.