Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Community Barn Dance

Community Barn Dance

On Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 p.m., One People One World is sponsoring this fun all-church, all-age, all-skill level (or lack thereof) event for everyone in Clark Hall. Don Veino, a local barn dance caller, will teach and lead us, along with the live musicians that work with him. There is a $10...
Hancock Concert Series Presents Yi-Li Chang, Violin

Hancock Concert Series Presents Yi-Li Chang, Violin

  On January 21 at 2:00 p.m., the Hancock Concert Series continues as violinist Yi-Li Chang and pianist Laurence Wallach perform From France to America, featuring works for violin and piano by Fauré, Ravel, Debussy and Ives from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Yi-Li Chang has been recognized by Boston Musical Intelligencer as a baroque violinist with...
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning

On Saturday, January 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., City Mission will be hosting its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning. Fifty years ago, Dr. King announced the Poor People’s Campaign. Although launched in 1968, this movement remains relevant today – join us as we continue this important...
Guest Preaching & Workshop by Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Guest Preaching & Workshop by Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

On Sunday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m., we welcome as our special guest preacher the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-director of the Kairos Center and the co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Rev. Dr. Theoharis has spent the last two decades with grassroots, community-led, anti-poverty organizations, working to build the movement...
Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

  Donate now! A Container of Mercy During this Advent season we are filled with gratitude for the many contributions to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico.  The 45-foot container truck departed Lexington on November 14 filled with humanitarian aid for our friends in Puerto Rico.  The container arrived in the Port of...
Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

The survey that the congregation filled out on Sunday was very successful! We have responses from 49 people. To populate the Committee Friends Lists, we need everyone to participate as they are able in supporting the activities of the church. Based on feedback, we have modified the categories to include...
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Sunday Bulletin: January 14, 2018

Sunday Bulletin: January 14, 2018

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below: January 14, 2018

God is Found Where Love Flourishes

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Epiphany sermon “God is Found Where Love Flourishes”. January 7, 2018 – John 1:1-5, Matthew 2:1-8,12-23, 25-35 https://youtu.be/2OamdmQAPhI
Sunday Bulletin: January 7, 2018 / Epiphany Lessons and Carols

Sunday Bulletin: January 7, 2018 / Epiphany Lessons and Carols

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. January 7, 2018

My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation

David C. Clark preaches the Hancock Church New Year’s Eve sermon “My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation”. December 31, 2017 – Luke 2:22-40 https://youtu.be/65C6K0j-AIc
Sunday Bulletin: December 31, 2017

Sunday Bulletin: December 31, 2017

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click the link below: December 31, 2017

No Room? Make Room!

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Christmas Eve sermon “No Room? Make Room!”. December 24, 2017 – Luke 1:26-38 https://youtu.be/hhVvMZcsY0Q

In the Mood for a Miracle

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Christmas sermon “In the Mood for a Miracle”. December 24, 2017 – Luke 1:26-38 https://youtu.be/7NTShCYZVco
Advent Blog: What Child Is This

Advent Blog: What Child Is This

“​What Child Is This” Friday, December 22  Mark Morgan, Director of Music  Who knew a cartoon could have such impact? Vince Guaraldi’s music for the Charlie Brown Christmas​ is unique, amazing, and this is our River Rock Band’s hat tip to him. Click to listen to What Child Is This!
Advent Blog: Hold Fast

Advent Blog: Hold Fast

“Hold Fast” Thursday, December 21 Emelia Attridge, Congregational Care Coordinator  As Christmas draws near, we consider the dreams of hope, peace, joy, and soon, love, which we meditate on in this season of Advent. Dreams are where are yearning and imagination meet. Dreams occur when we take a hope and give it vision. At the beginning of the month, I went on a trip to D.C. with a class focusing on the History of the Christian Bible. We visited the National Museum of the American...
Advent Blog: Advent River, Christmas Falls

Advent Blog: Advent River, Christmas Falls

“Advent River, Christmas Falls” Tuesday, December 19 Rev. Dr. Paul Shupe, Senior Minister  For most of its twisty length, the Presumpscot River in southern Maine is flat and calm.  It’s popular for canoes and kayaks.  Swimmers can go upstream without much more effort than it takes to go down.  It’s a lazy stream.  Sit on its banks and watch a stick or leaf float by and you’ve been entertained for many minutes.  It’s all headed for the Atlantic Ocean, of course, but it’s in no...