Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

River Rock Band Album Now On Sale!

River Rock Band Album Now On Sale!

The River Rock Band’s debut album, Drawn from The Well, is now available. You can find both physical copies and download cards in the narthex and outside of Clark Hall. They are $10 for members and FREE for visitors. if you are a member and would like to give one...
Men's Retreat

Men’s Retreat

Friday, October 28 – Saturday October 29 Miramar Retreat Center, Duxbury, Mass. The theme of the retreat is “From Wild Man to Wise Man” reflecting on men’s spiritual lives. Cost: $125 includes single overnight accommodations and three meals (scholarship assistance available; just let Paul know your need) Sign Up by...
Moral Monday National Day of Action

Moral Monday National Day of Action

By Rev. Barbara Callaghan Last Monday I had the privilege of marching and sweating with many other clergy from the Boston area as part of the Moral Monday National Day of Action. June Cooper, our friend and the executive director of City Mission, led us to the capitol steps on...
Interfaith Garden - Down to the Home Stretch!

Interfaith Garden – Down to the Home Stretch!

Interfaith Garden is in the home stretch and Hancock volunteers have helped pave the way for the remarkable amount of produce raised for Lexington’s Food Pantry in this growing season. Several volunteer slots are still open on: Saturday, October 15 (8:30 to 10 am) Saturday, October 29 (8:30 to 10...
Fellowship Trivia Night

Fellowship Trivia Night

Join us Friday September 30, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. for an opportunity to connect with more of our Hancock Community! There will be a spaghetti dinner from 6 to 7 (children included, gluten free option available.) and a team trivia game from 7 to 8. Childcare is provided...
Senior Picnic

Senior Picnic

Calling all Hancock Seniors! It is time once again for our Annual Senior Picnic and you are all invited on October 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Clark Hall. This fall as we focus on building community, we are pleased to offer you this opportunity to gather for fun, food, and...
Hancock Church Remembrances

Hancock Church Remembrances

On Sunday, November 6, we will give thanks and celebrate the lives of Hancock members who have recently passed and are being commemorated with plaques in our Remembrance Hall. During the service, we will remember their generous and meaningful contributions to building our foundations of faith and service. Paul will...
Hancock Tables

Hancock Tables

Sign ups for Hancock Tables, classy, small-group dinners attended and hosted by Hancock Church members of varying backgrounds and talents, will be held through the end of September. If you are interested in hosting, email Bettina McGimsey at BMcGimsey@alumni.virginia.edu.
2016-2017 Hancock Church Handbell Program

2016-2017 Hancock Church Handbell Program

MARTING TO GLORY RINGERS is an intergenerational handbell choir for middle school, high school and adult ringers of all abilities, playing intermediate level music in a fast moving setting. No experience necessary! Everyone will be challenged to their own ability, learning new skills and working as a team to create...
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Bridging the Chasm

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Bridging the Chasm”. September 25, 2016 – Luke 16:19-31 https://youtu.be/QtKhyZkYlqY

Party Time at the Lost and Found

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Party Time at the Lost and Found”. September 11, 2016 – Luke 15:1-10 https://youtu.be/JyLYXJNS1Zs
Celebration Sunday September 11

Celebration Sunday September 11

The new church year begins on September 11 with our annual celebration Sunday. We welcome everyone back to Hancock, worship in a joyful, spirited way, and have a meal together, and you are invited. Here’s the schedule for that day: 9:00 – Bible Study with the Preacher – Pearson Room         –...

The Key To Everything

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Key To Everything”. September 4, 2016 – Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 https://youtu.be/e-Qu0jzrwlk
The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

After a successful Kickstarter campaign last winter, our own River Rock Band spent the spring recording its debut album featuring songs they’ve sung at The Well. As of last Friday, the album is now finished and will be ready for our big CD Release concert on Saturday, September 24th at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Hall....
Russell School Donations: The Teachers' Wishlist

Russell School Donations: The Teachers’ Wishlist

Thank you everyone for your generous donations and physical help delivering donations to the Russell School! We are still looking for a few more things to kick off the school year, including: Dry erase markers and erasers Xerox paper Comfy chairs and side tables for the boys’ and girls’ bathrooms If you have any of...

It Ain’t Me, Babe (and it ain’t you, either)

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “It Ain’t Me, Babe (and it ain’t you, either)”. August 28, 2016 – Luke 14:1, 7-11 https://youtu.be/xz8oi8ToTus

Sunday Funday

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Sunday Funday”. August 21, 2016 – Luke 13:10-17 https://youtu.be/S9FKU-IOrQU
Sunday Morning Host Needed

Sunday Morning Host Needed

The Sunday morning host will ensure that coffee, tea and juice are available from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the church entryway, dining room and Christian education common area. He or she will also act as a host during the main fellowship hour from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will be responsible for...

Decision and Division

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Decision and Division”. August 14, 2016 – Luke 12:49-56 https://youtu.be/gVbl_IUsj1k