Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

The Great War at 100, Concert Nov. 9th

The Great War at 100, Concert Nov. 9th

Our new season kicks off with a powerful and moving remembrance of the 1st world war on this, the 100th anniversary of its beginning. Produced jointly with New England Light Opera, the afternoon will include works for baritone (Mark Morgan), piano (Beverly Soll), and string quartet (Quartetto Ardente). Performed in...
Heifer's 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

Heifer’s 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

On Sunday, November 2, 2-4pm Hancock Church will host a special celebration of Heifer’s 70th Anniversary. Join us for the Living Gift Market for early holiday shopping; Animal Exhibits for visiting with goats, sheep, and rabbits; delicious refreshments from Heifer Farm; and special music from a Guitar and Fiddle Duo....
Meditation & Centering Prayer, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, & Nov. 12

Meditation & Centering Prayer, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, & Nov. 12

Beginning Wednesday Oct. 29, 7PM in Clark Hall Talk & new series of workshops: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12 Stan Goldin PhD., Harvard Medical School/Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative  Give it a try, learn about what brain research is saying about its benefits. There is growing interest in appreciating and directly...
Listen Learn Pray - Pearson Room Sessions

Listen Learn Pray – Pearson Room Sessions

“Listen. Learn. Pray.”  Your Offering. Our Theme. On Faith Promise Sunday in 2013, we circled words describing how we offer ourselves to Hancock beyond our financial contributions. The top three words circled were: Listen, Learn, and Pray. In one sense, they’re simply verbs. They’re likely things we do often without giving them...
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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Please click here if you would like to view this past Sunday’s Bulletin 2014,10,26

With Our Whole Selves

Pam Cochrane preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “With Our Whole Selves”. October 26, 2014 – Matthew 22:34-46 http://youtu.be/wAyXdDK1VwQ
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 25th

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 25th

All are invited to join the Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association (LICA) in our annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship Service to be held Tuesday, November 25th, at 7:30 pm at Hancock United Church of Christ, on the Green. Refreshments and conversation will follow the service. “Our Interfaith Service is a tradition of several decades,” said Rabbi Jill...
Regarding Andover Newton Theological School

Regarding Andover Newton Theological School

A Pastoral Letter to Hancock UCC Regarding Andover Newton Theological School   Dear Friends,   Many of you are aware of a recent revelation by the President of Andover Newton Theological School, (ANTS). The Rev. Martin Copenhaver, who became the President this spring, has admitted to the ANTS community that he was involved in an...
Elevator Installation Has Begun!

Elevator Installation Has Begun!

We are all delighted to see ThyssenKrupp (elevator installer) as they have begun installation this week. It should be about 6 weeks for the install.  After elevator inspections and completion of the stairs, the contractor will finish the front lobby and the front offices.  We hope to have most of our construction finished by the end of...
Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

UPDATE 10/22/2014: Photos from this year’s Senior Picnic! This year’s Senior Picnic is Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 12pm. Please join us for our annual Senior Picnic at the Depot in Lexington Center. Our Deacons will provide lunch, our seniors provide good company and conversation. Anyone is invited to attend. Rides will be provided to...
Interfaith Garden: next session Oct. 25th!

Interfaith Garden: next session Oct. 25th!

The 30+ pounds harvested last Saturday brings the season’s total to 1,991 pounds so far this year, well above our prior best of 1,637. The good weather, crop rotation and care under the tutelage of Carla has made for a remarkable year. Thanks to all the volunteers who make this project so successful. Sat      10/25/14        ...
Work Day, Nov. 15

Work Day, Nov. 15

Join members of the Prudential Committee on Saturday, November 15th from 9am to 1pm for an indoor/outdoor work day. No special skills required–just the desire to roll up your sleeves and join friends of Hancock working on some maintenance, cleaning and repair projects inside and outside the church. Join us for part of the time or for...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 Bulletin

Sunday, October 19, 2014 Bulletin

If you would like to view this past Sunday’s Bulletin, please click here. Bulletin 2014,10,19

What’s God’s is God’s

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “What’s God’s is God’s”. October 19, 2014 – Matthew 22:15-22 http://youtu.be/2BoY3-C-h4Q