Premarital Counseling

This 6-session premarital track is designed for engaged couples to explore what God has to say about the institution of marriage. Couples who wish to get married at James River Church or have a James River Pastor as their officiant are asked to complete these sessions before their wedding day.

Counseling for Individuals

One-on-one counseling is available for all ages as a way of addressing challenges such as depression, addiction, loss and divorce grief. Our purpose in these sessions is that your faith in the healing power of God would grow and strengthen you in your situation.

Couples Counseling

In counseling sessions for dating or married couples, our staff focuses on asking questions to understand and determine the best course of action to restore broken relationships and resolve conflict.


Family Counseling can look different based on the needs of each family. As in all other forms of counseling, our goal is to use the principles of Scripture to guide and determine the best course of action for a healthy family relationship to occur. This can include individual or group counsel.

How to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an individuals, couples, or family counseling appointment with us, please call the James River Church office at 417-581-5433. We can’t wait to connect with you!

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Financial Counseling

As a part of our Community Care ministry at James River Church, we offer budget planning and financial counseling meetings for those looking for wisdom and direction in that area.

Living Free

Living Free is a focused discipleship program that enables people to conquer life-controlling challenges, including divorce and grief recovery through Christ’s power in a confidential group setting. We provide people with the tools necessary to step into freedom found in Christ and experience life transformation.

Receive Counseling At James River Church

For individuals, couples, and families who wish to set up an appointment with one of our counselors, please complete the application below. Each adult receiving counseling must submit a separate form. Please note: At this time, James River counseling is only available on-site at our James River Church campuses.