• Re-opening for in-person worship Sunday, 5 July, at 9:30 a.m.
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  • Passion/Palm Sunday 2020
  • Drive Through - Imposition of Ashes - Ash Wednesday, 26 February
  • A Savior is Born
  • A Blessed Christmas
  • Celebrating Martin Luther's Birthday, Sunday, 10 November
  • Organ Concert on Sunday, 29 September by Steve Honeychurch, Living Grace's Director of Music/Organist
  • Organ Concert on Sunday, 29 September by Steve Honeychurch, Living Grace's Director of Music/Organist
  • Pastor Hardy accepting his plaque from Inspiritus for all his work given to him at the SE Synod Assembly
  • Plaque given to Pastor Hardy for his work with Inspiritus (Lutheran Services of GA)
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  • Community Garden Work Day
  • Community Garden Work Day
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  • Outreach Ministry - Living Grace supports Rebecca's Tent Women's Shelter by manning it two weeks while they are open
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  • Potluck lunch after a Sunday worship
 

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WELCOMES YOU!!

 

Living Grace Sunday Services
Open for in-person Worship

at 9:30 a.m. with Holy Communion

 

 

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

9 August 2020

Elijah finds the presence of God not in earthquake, wind, or fire, but in the sound of sheer silence.  When the disciples face a great storm on the sea, they cry out with fear.  Jesus says: “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.”  Amid the storms of life, we gather to seek the calm presence of Christ that soothes our fears.  In comforting words of scripture and in the refreshing bread and cup of the eucharist, God grants us peace and sends us forth to be a sign of God’s presence to others.

First Reading: 1 Kings 19:9-18

On Mount Horeb, where God had appeared to Moses with typical signs of God’s presence—earthquake, wind, and fire—Elijah now experienced God in “sheer silence.”  God assured Elijah that he is not the only faithful believer.  Seven thousand Israelites are still loyal.  God instructed Elijah to anoint two men as kings and to anoint Elisha as his own successor.

Psalm 85:8-13

I will listen to what the Lord God is saying. (Ps. 85:8)

Second Reading: Romans 10:5-15

A right relationship with God is not something we achieve by heroic efforts.  It is a gift received in the proclamation whose content is Jesus Christ.  This proclaimed word creates our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.  Hence Christian proclamation is an indispensable component of God’s saving actions.

Gospel: Matthew 14:22-33

Matthew’s gospel typically portrays Jesus’ disciples as people of “little faith,” who fail despite their best intentions.  In this story, Matthew shows how Jesus comes to the disciples when they are in trouble and sustains them in their time of fear and doubt.

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Contact Information

Living Grace Lutheran Church

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

Regular Schedule

Sunday

  • Worship Service - Holy Communion
    – 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Adult Bible Class
    – 9:30 AM to 10:20 AM
  • Worship Service - Holy Communion
    – 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM

Announcements

  • Reopening In-Person Worship

    For your information, we have made a small video of what to expect when you come to church for worship.  It has been uploaded to our website.  Go into the Worship Page and click on

                In-person Worship Welcome

    We hope this will help you with the expectations of the worship during this time.

    Yours in Christ,

    The Rev. David E. Hardy, D.D.

  • Sunday Bulletins

    Sunday Bulletins will now appear on the website in a .pdf file under "Info Center"   You can download the bulletin as you are watching the video.

  • In-Person Worship Service time

    Until further notice, we will only be having ONE SERVICE AT 9:30 AM instead of the normal two services.

  • Quilting for Lutheran World Relief

    The Quilting Group of those who whish to come in will be meeting on Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Physical Distancing will be observed.

    If you wish to come, Agnes will be here.

     

     

     

     

     

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The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Rev. David Hardy
Date: August 2, 2020
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