Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


An Open and Affirming Church!

Interfaith Garden Volunteers Needed for July

Interfaith Garden Volunteers Needed for July

It’s Growing Season No. 7 at the Interfaith Garden, and this year’s harvest is off to a record start! Want to join a Hancock volunteer team in July? We’ll be working at the garden on: Tuesday, July 5, 4:30 to 6 pm Saturday, July 16, 8 to 9:30 pm Saturday,...
Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

We have a wealth of talent here at Hancock, and we’d love to add that to our worship. Music need not be “classical,” in fact we’d love to have a diversity of genres over the summer. We’re looking for singers and players who are: adults returning college students high school...
Hancock Church Elevator Repairs

Hancock Church Elevator Repairs

Due to an original construction error, our elevator will need to be shut down for repairs the week of June 27.  We are sorry for the inconvenience that this causes.  The sanctuary remains accessible via the side door, and the platform lift at the rear door will enable folks to...
Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

On behalf of the Russell Elementary School in Dorchester and the Christian Service Committee, we would like to thank you for all of the donations we have received to date. This is an ongoing ministry of Hancock Church. Six Hancock members visited the Russell School on April 11 and found...
Lexington Food Pantry Donations for June and July

Lexington Food Pantry Donations for June and July

Thank you, Hancock community, for continuing support of the Lexington Food Pantry.  Our members continue to volunteer at the pantry, deliver food collections from Hancock every week, and fill the baskets in the Narthex and outside of Clark Hall. In addition, Hancock volunteers at the Interfaith Garden are hard at...
Ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane

Ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane

The Congregational Church of Harvard (5 Still River Road, Harvard, Mass.) and The Central Association of the United Church of Christ invite you to attend the ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane. All are welcome! Join us in our Sanctuary on June 26, 2016 at 3 p.m. A reception will follow...
Hancock Grills

Hancock Grills

Hancock Grills are back this summer! The first one is scheduled for June 29 at the house of MaryAnn and Paul Shupe at 23 Hancock St. in Lexington. When? Every Wednesday, June 29 through August 31 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We’re looking for a host for July 6. Let us know...
An Open Letter from Lexington Clergy Regarding the Orlando Shootings

An Open Letter from Lexington Clergy Regarding the Orlando Shootings

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla., we mourn the tragic loss of life. We hold in our hearts the families and friends whose grief is devastating and loss is beyond words. Yet again, we are sickened by the...
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Zebedee and His Sons

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Zebedee and His Sons”. June 19, 2016 - Mark 1:16-20 https://youtu.be/4cntFW0lOjA
News of Our Church Family

News of Our Church Family

This week has brought news of the deaths of three members of the church. Gloria “Lolly” Kinney, a longtime and beloved member of the church, passed away on June 13. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Hancock. Louise Rankin, longtime Hancock member, died Wednesday, June 15.  A...
Interfaith Vigil for All Victims of the Orlando Shootings

Interfaith Vigil for All Victims of the Orlando Shootings

Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm on the Lexington Green. An interfaith vigil responding to the recent violence in Orlando, Fla., has been scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Wed., June 15, on the Green in Lexington. Representatives from town and state government will speak before a service of music, prayer, readings and silence. Clergy from Hancock, Pilgrim...

Big Forgiveness

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Big Forgiveness”. June 12, 2016 - Luke 7:36 - 8:3 https://youtu.be/Es8D1A9whAI

Reunion and Resurrection

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Reunion and Resurrection”. June 5, 2016 - Luke 7:11-17 https://youtu.be/VQJZIwiE8zY

Sunday Bulletin 6/5/2016

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6/8 Hancock Talks with Pat Hoertdoerfer

6/8 Hancock Talks with Pat Hoertdoerfer

From Age-ing to Sage-ing Conscious Aging, Conscious Dying, a talk by Pat Hoertdoerfer Wednesday, June 8 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary Within the next 30 years, it is expected that the number of people between the age of 65-85 will triple, and those over 85 will increase sixfold. While recognizing that aging is a...

The People You Never Meet

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The People You Never Meet”. May 29, 2016 - Luke 7:1-10 https://youtu.be/pI9rrFIJYNc
6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

Celtic Night @the Well with Special Guests The Heaton’s and Skyloom Dance! Join us on Sunday June 5th at 6:15 in Clark Hal for Celtic Night at Worship@The Well. Special guests Shannon and Matt Heaton will be joining our River Rock Band, and our own Skyloom Sacred Dance will be leading worship with us as well. A...

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