Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Christmas Eve Services 2014

Christmas Eve Services 2014

Please join us in the Sanctuary for Christmas Eve Services with traditional candlelighting, music, and storytelling. 5pm Family Service Lessons and carols with a family Christmas tableau. Carols accompanied by brass and organ. Childcare available in the infant and toddler room. 8pm Lessons and Carols Accompanied by the Chancel Choir,...
Holiday Bells Concerts! Dec. 19 & Dec. 21

Holiday Bells Concerts! Dec. 19 & Dec. 21

The Bell Ringers at Hancock Church, 1912 Mass Ave in Lexington, are playing two free Holiday Concerts!   On Friday, December 19 at 10am, The Morning Glory Ringers will play such well-loved songs as “Silver Bells” and “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire,” as well as traditional Christmas carols complete with sing-alongs. They will play four...
2014 Advent Devotionals

2014 Advent Devotionals

This Advent Season, the Hancock ministerial staff will be writing short, daily devotionals to help you welcome Advent into your hearts and homes. While you can find each one, Sunday-Friday, on our Facebook page or here on our website, this page will list each and every devotional. Be sure to...
2014 Advent Brochure and Worship Schedule

2014 Advent Brochure and Worship Schedule

For all the information on Advent and Christmas Eve Services at Hancock Church, check out our 2014 Advent Brochure below. Click on each page for a larger version!
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Christmas Eve 2014 8pm Services

Christmas Eve 2014 8pm Services

Bulletin 2014,12,24 Christmas Eve 8 pm
Christmas Eve 2014 5pm Family Services

Christmas Eve 2014 5pm Family Services

Bulletin Christmas 5pm 2014
Bulletin for 12/21/14

Bulletin for 12/21/14

Bulletin 2014,12,21
Advent Devotional: "Herald Angels"

Advent Devotional: “Herald Angels”

December 19, 2014 by: Paul Shupe This will be my 29th Christmas Eve as a minister. In all those years I’ve always led at least two and often three different worship services. I’m pretty sure that I’ve heard the herald angels singing on the midnight clear outside of the little town of Bethlehem at least...
Advent Devotional: "Jesus of The Midwest"

Advent Devotional: “Jesus of The Midwest”

December 18, 2014 by: Alex Shea Will “When they heard these words, some in the crowd said, ‘This is really the prophet.’ Others said, ‘This is the Messiah.’ But some asked, ‘Surely the Messiah does not come from Galilee, does he?” –John 7:40-41  “Surely the Messiah doesn’t come from Galilee?”  Oh, I’m sure you know...
Advent Devotional: You are never alone in God.

Advent Devotional: You are never alone in God.

December 17, 2014 by: Andrew Harris On Monday Night, about 10 of us gathered for a Blue Christmas service that I didn’t even know I needed. I mean, I knew that I needed to be there and that I needed to deliver the pastoral reflection, but I didn’t know then that I needed the spirit and the fellowship...
Advent Devotional: God who surrounds us

Advent Devotional: God who surrounds us

December 16, 2014 by: Nancy Rottman Painting by Irv Davis     Psalm 125:2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem,     so the Lord surrounds his people, from this time on and forevermore. Throughout Advent we watch and wait for the light to break into the world again at Christmas.  We entreat the arrival of Emmanuel, God with us,...
Advent Devotional: Welcome Mary!

Advent Devotional: Welcome Mary!

December 15, 2014 by: Pam Cochrane Welcome, Mary! I have been thinking a lot about Mary this week and I wonder just how she managed to keep her faith and hope during her journey to Bethlehem with Joseph. Pregnant, and fearful of what the days ahead would bring, how did she find the strength and...
A Redemption Song

A Redemption Song

Alex Shea Will preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “A Redemption Song”. December 14, 2014 – Luke 1:46-45 A Redemption Song Bob Marley & The Wailers – Redemption Song
Third Sunday of Advent Bulletin

Third Sunday of Advent Bulletin

To read this Sunday’s Bulletin, click here: Bulletin 2014,12,14