Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Hancock: A Home for Your Family this Easter

Hancock: A Home for Your Family this Easter

Holidays are about family. Sure, Christian Holidays are also about important theological ideas that help frame our lives and change our hearts, but this all happens within the context of our families. If your family is looking for a church this Easter, you would be welcome at Hancock. Whether your...
Dedicate an Easter Lily!

Dedicate an Easter Lily!

Each year, the Sanctuary is filled with beautiful Lilies on Easter morning in memory of those loved by members of the congregation at Hancock. Dedicate an Easter Lily to a loved one in your family by returning this form by Monday, March 23rd. The suggested donation for each memorial plant...
Hymnal Dedication! Order Now!

Hymnal Dedication! Order Now!

Our new hymnal is at the printer and will be in our pews later this spring! You have the opportunity to dedicate a hymnal (s) in honor of a loved one (parent, spouse, child, grandchild, etc.) or in memory of someone. This dedicatory bookplate will be placed in the inside...
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Lent 2015

Lent 2015

Worship and Activities During Lent 2015 February 18 Ash Wednesday 7pm in the Sanctuary February 22 First Sunday in Lent February 25 Centering Prayer & Meditation* 7-8pm in the CE Commons March 1 Second Sunday in Lent Reception of New Members March 4 Centering Prayer & Meditation March 8 Third Sunday in Lent Building Rededication...
A Strange Freedom

A Strange Freedom

Alex Shea Will preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “A Strange Freedom”. March 22, 2015 - Luke 22:24-27 Author and professor Brene Brown describes her kitchen table simply as wooden and painted red. Yet, this simple table she passes seemingly everyday is also described by Brown as the common ground for everything amazing and everything hard that...
Bulletin for March 22, 2015

Bulletin for March 22, 2015

To View this Sunday’s bulletin, follow the link below: March 22
HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

Hancock Youth Group trip to Neon, KY from April 17-25th. The registration deadline is March 27th. Kentucky Permission Form HYG Registration 2014-15 HOMES consent form (PDF document, must be printed) If you have any questions about registration please call Jane Park, (781) 862-4220 or jane@hancockchurch.org. Scholarships are available. Please ask Andrew Harris for more details, andrew.harris@hancockchurch.org....

All of Us

Nancy Rottman preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “All of Us”. March 8, 2015 - Romans 12:1-13 https://youtu.be/0jB1KUj93WQ
Weekly Bulletin for March 15, 2015

Weekly Bulletin for March 15, 2015

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the following link: March 15 2015
Building Re-Dedication Day!

Building Re-Dedication Day!

Highlights from the Building Re-Dedication Day! Thanks to all who planned, cleaned, attended and celebrated the rededication of our building on March 8.  Here are some of the wonderful highlights: Nearly 50 people came to clean on Saturday afternoon The sanctuary was filled with people and joy and purpose Our architect and builders worshiped with us Soup...
Paul Shupe Sabbatical Leave

Paul Shupe Sabbatical Leave

Paul’s long-delayed sabbatical leave will begin on April 6, and last until the end of June.  Alex Shea Will and Pam Cochrane will continue to serve as our Acting Ministers during that time.  You can read a letter from Paul with all the details here.  ​   Dear Members and Friends of Hancock, After having to...
Woman's Retreat 2015

Woman’s Retreat 2015

Hancock’s 9th Annual Woman’s Retreat is May 1-2 at Friendly Crossways Retreat Center in Harvard, MA. Are you interested in getting to know other women in the congregation? Need some time for yourself to relax and have fun? Or, want to connect more deeply with your spiritual journey and our faith tradition? Come and join...

Dana’s Charge to the Congregation

Rev. Dana Allen Walsh addresses Hancock Church about Growing for Good during our building dedication worship service. March 8, 2015 https://youtu.be/BKDkvuJ6Bus

You are the Light of the World

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “You are the Light of the World”. March 8, 2015 - Romans 12:1-13 https://youtu.be/KmiHb1pI82k