Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Sunday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC 55 Coolidge Ave., Lexington, MA Hancock Church student minister Emelia Attridge and Pilgrim Congregational Church Director of Christian Education Devin Shmueli want to invite you to learn about the local camps connected to our denomination, the United Church of Christ....
Praying the Scripture

Praying the Scripture

Sunday, February 26, 11 a.m., in the Pearson Room Praying the scripture: Lectio Divina Prayer Student minister Emelia Attridge will offer a middle hour workshop on the ancient practice of prayer that begins simply with reading and listening for God in the text. We will practice with scripture as well...
2017 Women's Retreat: "Sister Talk"

2017 Women’s Retreat: “Sister Talk”

“The power of storytelling is exactly this: to bridge the gaps where everything else has crumbled.” — Paulo Coelho Join us at the beautiful Miramar Retreat Center (Duxbury, MA) Friday, March 24 – Saturday March 25 for a time of learning more about each other, ourselves, and God through narrative story telling...
The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

Selections from The Passion according to St. Mark and Brockes-Passion Presented by the early music ensemble A Joyful Noyse Sunday, March 5th, at 3:00 p.m. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA $15 Donation to support the Hancock Music Program Although Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739) was known primarily as a celebrated...
Hancock Concert Series: Sierra Marcy, Soprano

Hancock Concert Series: Sierra Marcy, Soprano

From Bach to Mozart to Massanet, soprano Sierra Marcy will present a wide ranging recital as part of the Hancock Concert Series on Sunday, February 26th at 3:00 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Alternately accompanied by David Owens at the piano and a chamber orchestra, this eclectic program will...
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Jesus’s Family Values

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Jesus’s Family Values”. February 19, 2017 – Luke 8:19-21 https://youtu.be/ggwHN6bWdXA

Simplicity Itself

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Simplicity Itself”. February 12, 2017 – Luke 6:37-38 https://youtu.be/dtYxH0qYrKE

A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “A Tale of Two Kingdoms”. February 5, 2017 – Luke 9:1-17 https://youtu.be/nmxuAfJid1A
Lexington Choral Festival

Lexington Choral Festival

Due to inclement weather, this event has been POSTPONED. A new performance date will be announced as soon as possible. Hosted by Hancock Church 1912 Massachusetts Ave, on the Green Join us Sunday, February 12, 2017, for a spectacular afternoon of choral music sung by various faith communities across Lexington: Christian, Jewish, Unitarian, and Hindu! Admission is free. A reception will follow. Featuring: Bhakti Center of Lexington Church of Our Redeemer Episcopal First Baptist Church First Parish Unitarian Universalist Hancock United Church of Christ Lexington...

Do This And You Will Live

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Do This And You Will Live”. January 29, 2017 – Luke 10:25-37 https://youtu.be/evujrtk1quo

The Interrupted Church

Rev. June Cooper preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Interrupted Church”. January 22, 2017 – Luke 7:36-50 https://youtu.be/sQF_DQEZYiA

How To Live So That You Live

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “How To Live So That You Live”. January 15, 2017 – Luke 9:23-27 https://youtu.be/pwhRMFM5jFs
"Be the Church" at the Boston Women's March for America

“Be the Church” at the Boston Women’s March for America

The United Church of Christ in New England is invited to “Be the Church” and join forces at the Boston Women’s March for America on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Many people who were already planning to join the March asked if the MA Conference UCC would be organizing a way to march together. Here are plans we have made in response to that request. Where: Meet at the “Make Way for Ducklings” statue in the Public Garden in Boston at the corner of Beacon and...

Another Way Home

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Another Way Home”. January 8, 2017 – Matthew 2:1-12 https://youtu.be/BJc1Qm8C40o
The Rev. June Cooper, Executive Director of City Mission in Boston, to Preach at The Well

The Rev. June Cooper, Executive Director of City Mission in Boston, to Preach at The Well

The Rev. June Cooper, Executive Director of City Mission in Boston, will preach at The Well at Hancock Church, January 22 at noon. On this first Sunday under a new administration and presidency, The Rev. Cooper will help us clarify and reaffirm our values as followers of Christ who championed the needs of the oppressed. We will also celebrate the 150 year partnership between City Mission and Hancock Church, as City Mission celebrates its 200th anniversary. Please join us for music, powerful preaching, sharing, prayer...