Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Now Available to Download: "Celebrating 150 Years of Hancock Church"

Now Available to Download: “Celebrating 150 Years of Hancock Church”

Hancock’s history has been updated for the first time in 50 years! Researched and written by Hancock historians Yvette Kirby and Sue Rockwell, a digital copy is now available to download here. A printed version is also available from the church office and in the narthex on Sundays.
Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class Offered Why is music such a powerful tool for protest and social justice?  How has it played a role in nonviolent resistance movements? Drawing on theories from the fields of nonviolent conflict, music therapy, and social change, this new class will delve into inspirational...
2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

To download a copy of our 2017 Annual Report, click here!
Hancock Bingo

Hancock Bingo

Hancock Bingo Please join us in this fun winter activity! Anyone can play – one card per person. Complete as many squares as you can on this bingo card between Sunday, January 7 and Sunday, March 4. Color or shade in any completed squares and note what you did for the square. Events and people may...
Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

  Donate now! A Container of Mercy During this Advent season we are filled with gratitude for the many contributions to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico.  The 45-foot container truck departed Lexington on November 14 filled with humanitarian aid for our friends in Puerto Rico.  The container arrived in the Port of...
Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

The survey that the congregation filled out on Sunday was very successful! We have responses from 49 people. To populate the Committee Friends Lists, we need everyone to participate as they are able in supporting the activities of the church. Based on feedback, we have modified the categories to include...
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The Pioneer’s Journey

Revs. Barbara Callaghan & Paul Shupe preach the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Pioneer’s Journey”. February 18, 2018 – Mark 1:9-15 https://youtu.be/mej3ZNXNp9I
Sunday Bulletin: February 18, 2018 / First Sunday of Lent

Sunday Bulletin: February 18, 2018 / First Sunday of Lent

To download and view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below: February 18, 2018

When God Isn’t Subtle

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “When God Isn’t Subtle”. February 11, 2018 – Mark 9:2-9 https://youtu.be/7bUJ8Xhbdgk
Sunday Bulletin: February 11, 2018 / Transformation Sunday

Sunday Bulletin: February 11, 2018 / Transformation Sunday

To download and view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below: February 11, 2018
With Love, Oscar & Steve: A Valentine's Cabaret

With Love, Oscar & Steve: A Valentine’s Cabaret

Join us at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11 for an intimate afternoon of love songs by two Broadway legends: Oscar Hammerstein II and Stephen Sondheim. This cabaret style show reunites Mark Morgan and Jean Danton (Music from the Time of Downton Abbey), accompanied by pianist Sarah Troxler. Featured will be songs from West Side Story, The King and I, South Pacific, Into the Woods, Company, and many more. A perfect afternoon with your special someone! $15 suggested donation at the door.
Ash Wednesday Worship

Ash Wednesday Worship

The season of Lent opens on Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m., with an Ash Wednesday worship service of confession, silence, music and prayer. Wearing ashes is an ancient symbol of humility and confession, a visible reminder of our daily need receive the forgiving love of God. Please join us in the Chapel for a quiet, reflective time. The music will be soft and gentle, drawing from the traditions of Taize and Iona. Come and confess honestly, accept ashes or a blessing, and know that God’s forgiving grace is poured...

Following the Pioneer of Our Faith

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church sermon “Following the Pioneer of Our Faith”. February 4, 2018 – Hebrews 12:1-3, Mark 1:29-39 https://youtu.be/PY8ZPdK9KeQ
Sunday Bulletin: February 4, 2018

Sunday Bulletin: February 4, 2018

To download and view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below: February 4, 2018

The Big Football Game

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church sermon “The Big Football Game”. January 28, 2018 – John 1:1-5, Matthew 2:1-8,12-23, 25-35 https://youtu.be/j-Blny6-Mjo
Valentine Potluck Dinner

Valentine Potluck Dinner

All are invited to attend a pot luck dinner on February 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dining Room. Fun for all ages – games, a photo booth, and Valentine card making. And food, of course! Please bring a main dish, a salad or side dish, or a dessert to share. Parish Life will provide beverages. Please note that there will be no snow date for this event.