• Annual Fall Yard Sale, Saturday, 9 October
  • Yard Sale Volunteers
  • Yard Sale Volunteers
  • Welcome to Living Grace Lutheran Church
  • Inside the nave of Living Grace Lutheran Church
  • The Rev. David E. Hardy, D.D., Pastor of Living Grace Lutheran
  • Quilting Group meets at Living Grace
  • Quilting Group at Living Grace
  • Fellowship at Tucker Brewing Co., Tucker, GA
  • Fellowship at Tucker Brewing Co., Tuckr, GA
  • Fellowship at Tucker Brweing Co., Tucker, GA
  • God'w Work, Our Hands Sunday, 12 September - Pictures
  • Reformation Day, 31 October - Martin Luther's Rose - Martin and Katie Luther visits Living Grace, 30 October






17 OCTOBER 2021

Today’s gospel starts with disciples obsessing over who will be closest to Jesus, leading to Jesus teaching his followers about God’s take on importance and power.  Here Jesus makes it explicit that the reversal of values in God’s community is a direct challenge to the values of the dominant culture, where wielding power over others is what makes you great.  When we pray “your kingdom come” we are praying for an end to tyranny and oppression. We pray this gathered around the cross, a sign of great shame transformed to be the sign of great honor and service.

First Reading: Isaiah 53:4-12

This reading is from the last of four passages in Isaiah that are often called “servant songs.”  Christians are probably most familiar with this servant song.  In light of Christian faith, the servant’s healing ministry and redemptive suffering are understood to be fulfilled in the life and death of Christ.

Psalm: Psalm 91:9-16

You have made the Lord your refuge, and the Most High your habitation. (Ps. 91:9)

Second Reading: Hebrews 5:1-10

Using imagery from scripture and from Jewish worship practices, Jesus is presented as the great high priest who was obedient to God’s saving plan.  Through his suffering and death he has become the source of eternal salvation.

Gospel: Mark 10:35-45

On the way to Jerusalem the disciples ask Jesus to grant them seats of honor.  Jesus responds by announcing that he and his followers will “rule” through self-giving service.

(from Sundays and Seasons, 2021, Year B, Guide to Worship Planning)

Contact Information

Living Grace Lutheran Church

1812 Cooledge Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084
Phone (678)406-9229

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Tuesdays through Fridays

    10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

  • Regular Worship Service
    – 9:30 AM


  • Live Streaming

    We continue to Live Stream our worship services on Sundays at 9:30 a.m.  We are also open for in-person as well.  If you cannot join us at 9:30 a.m., the services are archived up on the website later which you can watch at anytime.


    The website is being re-constructed manually, so it is taking a little longer than anticipated.  We hope to have everything installed really soon.  We are getting close.  You can see our worship services and download our bulletins and the October newsletter.

    Please be patient with us.

  • The Book of Jonah Bible Study

    Living Grace with be offering a Bible Study on The Book of Jonah.  It is a 4 week course.  It will be on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM and in-person.  Fridays only in-person at 1:30 p.m.

    If you wish to join via ZOOM on Thursdays, please contact the church at livinggracelutheranchurch@gmail.com

    Dates for the Bible Study are the following:

    Thursday, 14 October - 7:00 p.m. - via ZOOM and in-person at the church

    Friday, 15 October - 1:30 p.m. - in-person at the church

    Thursday, 21 October - 7:00 p.m. - via ZOOM and in-person at the church

    Friday, 22 October - 1:30 p.m. - in-person at the church

  • Yard Sale

    Our annual Fall Yard Sale which was held on Saturday, 9 October was a success.  Thank you to all who contributed their items and to all who came and bought the treasures.

  • Martin and Katie Luther return to Living Grace

    Martin and Katie Luther (aka The Rev. Charles and Linda Beckler) will be returning as Martin and Katie Luther the weekend of the Reformation, 30 and 31 October.  They will be offering the view Martin and Katie at the time of the Reformation looked upon Christian Education for the family.  Please come and join us for this informative event.  It will be in nave, so we can social distance safely.

  • Quilting Group (Piecemakers)

    The Quilting Group are meeting every Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  They make quilts for Lutheran World Relief to be sent to needy people in the global world.  If you know how to quilt, come join them.  If you don't know how to quilt, come join them anyway.  They will teach you.

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