Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

Lent: What's It Really All About?

Lent: What’s It Really All About?

If you can believe it, Wednesday 2/18 marks the beginning of Lent. As you begin thinking about what this season might hold for you, read this post by Acting Minister Alex Shea Will about the differences between what Lent is, and what Lent isn’t… Ah, Lent. Those 40 days stuck...
Hancock Building Dedication: March 8 2015!

Hancock Building Dedication: March 8 2015!

SAVE THE DATE Hancock Church Building Dedication – March 8, 2015 After years of prayer, gracious donations of time, talent and treasure, Sunday-after-Sunday of surprise changes, strange construction noises, an ever-confusing building, and much waiting – the time has come to celebrate our new building! Praise God! Your Hancock Staff...
"Getting Real with God" a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

“Getting Real with God” a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

Join Student Minister Nancy Rottman for a mini-retreat during Lent: Getting Real with God: Reclaiming the Christian Spiritual Practice of Lament NOTE: The Lenten Mini-Retreat has been changed from Friday and Saturday to just Saturday. Saturday, March 14, 8am-2pm Pearson Room Saturday morning coffee, and lunch provided. Join Student Minister Nancy...
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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 cover of the hymnal as...
Lenten Offerings: Worship and Activities

Lenten Offerings: Worship and Activities

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...
Where We Started

Where We Started

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “Where We Started”. February 22, 2014 - Luke 24:13-35 http://youtu.be/BYoeXPh0LuY
Bulletin for February 22, 2015

Bulletin for February 22, 2015

To view this week’s Bulletin, please click the link: 2.22.2015

Reception of New Members, Mar 1st

What is membership at Hancock UCC? From Rev. Paul Shupe: “To become a member of the church is to choose to join a community that is held together by faith in God and by promises to others. We are a covenant community, which means that we are held together by the promises that we make to each other....

Introduction to Committees: Congregational Care and Deacons

Hancock Church is a community of people committed to helping one another. For me to know when you need help, I need to know you. I have found that one of the best ways to get to know another person is to work with them. It gives us a chance to talk and find out...
Worship for a Blizzard Sunday - Sunday, February 15

Worship for a Blizzard Sunday – Sunday, February 15

Even though we can’t gather together this Sunday, we can still find time for worship in our own homes and hearts. Feel free to use the resources below to bring worship into your home, or use your own instead. (Don’t worry: It doesn’t have to start at 10:00 AM nor last an hour.) A Time for...
Transfiguration Bulletin

Transfiguration Bulletin

To view this Sunday’s Bulletin, please click link: bulletin 2
A Joyful Noyse Concert, Mar 14th - Cancelled

A Joyful Noyse Concert, Mar 14th – Cancelled

UPDATE 2/26/2015: Due to the snowstorms interrupting our concerts schedule, we will have to postpone this concert to another time, TBA. Thank you for your understanding! A Joyful Noyse presents: Membra Jesu nostri by Dietrich Buxtehude Saturday, March 14th, 7:30 pm at Hancock Church 1912 Mass Ave, Lexington In 1680 Dietrich Buxtehude dedicated his extraordinary...
Casting Out Demons

Casting Out Demons

Alex Shea Will preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon on Climate Change titled “Casting Out Demons”. February 8, 2014 – Mark 1:29-39 http://youtu.be/OlvO9nwiLkc