Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

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...
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...
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...
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...
Interfaith Garden - Growing Good Food for our Neighbors in Need

Interfaith Garden – Growing Good Food for our Neighbors in Need

Every week volunteers from a variety of local churches and temples join other friends in the community to work at the Interfaith Garden in a backyard across from the Lexington Green. Why? Because there are 70 to 75 households that regularly use the Lexington Food Pantry to supplement their food...
Widening the Welcome Fund

Widening the Welcome Fund

The Widening the Welcome Grant Committee invites proposals for grants from Hancock Church’s Widening the Welcome Fund. This fund, established in June 2016 with proceeds from our recent Growing for Good Capital Campaign, was created to encourage innovative ideas that grow Hancock Church by attracting new friends and by deepening...
Pilot Program Starting This Fall

Pilot Program Starting This Fall

The Standing Committee has approved a pilot program designed to strengthen our community at Hancock Church and to increase our vitality and growth by providing opportunities for people of all ages to connect with one another. Beginning this fall, Hancock will be hosting a series of community building activities each...
Hancock Grills on Wednesdays

Hancock Grills on Wednesdays

Please join us for Hancock Grills on Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Bring your meat to grill and a side dish to share. The August 31 Grill will be at the Callaghans’: barbara@hancockchurch.org 195 Brooks St. Medford, MA (336) 558-1242      
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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/S9FKU-IOrQU

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

Watching and Waiting

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Watching and Waiting”. August 7, 2016 – Luke 12:32-40 https://youtu.be/bU5fkqKsPSA

Traveling Light

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Traveling Light”. July 31, 2016 – Luke 12:13-21 https://youtu.be/P3wqcivZHA4

Job Opening: Children’s Music Specialist at Hancock Church

Overview The Children’s Music Specialist (CMS) works at the direction of the Director of Music, who is your supervisor.  The CMS is responsible for leading the Hancock Choristers children’s choir, making the experience a positive and attractive one so that children want to participate.  The CMS is an advocate for children’s music and helps the...

Ask, Search, Knock

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Ask, Search, Knock”. July 24, 2016 – Luke 11:1-13 https://youtu.be/Lz5yFoUO2iY
Ride For Climate Change and  Sustainable Harvest International

Ride For Climate Change and Sustainable Harvest International

Climate Ride is a nonprofit organization that organizes life-changing charitable events to raise awareness and support sustainability, active transportation, and environmental causes. This year, Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) is one of the beneficiaries of Climate Ride events across the country. Hancock Church has been a dedicated supporter of SHI since 2009, raising funds to sponsor...

Listening

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Listening”. July 17, 2016 – Luke 10:38-42 https://youtu.be/sptrOeXjjN4