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Pastoral Care & Pastoral/Biblical Counseling

Welcome to Grace Chapel’s Pastoral Care Ministry. I’m Pastor Rick Cua, and, along with Pastor Ron Gonser and our team, we consider it a joy to be able to help people through difficult times. The health and well-being of each of us, spiritually, mentally and physically, are foundational in our hope of carrying out our mission; “Equipping People To Be Passionate Servants of Jesus Christ”. We are available and grateful for the opportunity to meet and serve you. Listed below are some of the specific ways that we would love to help you and your loved ones.

If you need Biblical Counseling, let us know here.



  • Hospital Visitation - Emergency Room, Inpatient - Including Surgeries, Temporary & Chronic Illness, Rehabilitation Centers Including Physical, Mental & Drug
  • Home Visitation – For The Homebound, Convalescing, or Hospice Patient
  • Jail/Prison

Helping Hands: Food After Surgery or During Illness

Officiating: Weddings, Renewing of Vows, Funerals & Memorial Services

Bereavement: Funeral & Memorial Service Visitation – Funeral Home, Cemetery, Home, Church

Pastoral Counseling: Pre-Marital, Marriage, Individual – Face to Face & By Phone

Benevolence: Practical Needs - Including Food & Financial help

Prayer: Prayer Chain & Prayer Requests, Individual Prayer Needs, Healing Nights

Freedom In Christ: Freedom In Christ Training, Steps To Freedom Administration


If you are an active member of Grace Chapel getting married OR thinking of getting married in the near future and want to have your wedding at Grace Chapel, AND/OR have a Grace Chapel Pastor officiate, here’s what you will need to do:

1. Contact Heather Owens, Grace Chapel’s Wedding Coordinator, at for available dates, facility information, Pastor availability and pricing.

2. If a Grace Chapel Pastor IS going to officiate OR you are getting married at Grace Chapel with an approved outside Officiant you will have to attend and complete, as a couple, a minimum of 4 hours of pre-marital counseling sessions.  With everyone’s busy schedules, these need to be scheduled and completed a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your wedding date. At the conclusion of your pre-marital counseling, you will receive a Certificate Of Completion. This will be turned in when you go to obtain your marriage license.  This certificate entitles you to a major discount on your marriage license in the state of TN.