Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Welcome Barbara Callaghan!

Welcome Barbara Callaghan!

July 1, 2015   Dear Friends,   We are pleased to inform you that that the search for our new minister is finished and we are very excited to introduce to you Reverend Barbara Lea Callaghan, our new minister!   The Search Committee thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Barbara and her wife Kate during our...
Letter from Paul

Letter from Paul

Dear Hancock Friends,   It is a joy to be back among you after my recent sabbatical! I return rested and ready, full of hope and joy as a new chapter in the life of our church begins. Sabbatical leave is a wonderful thing, and I wish that everyone had opportunity to take one. Mine...
Becca Lockwood Ordination, Aug 9th!

Becca Lockwood Ordination, Aug 9th!

Congratulations to Becca Lockwood, former Hancock Seminarian! She has been called to be the next Associate Minister at St. Peter’s in Carmel, Indiana!  Her ordination will be August 3rd at 3pm in Casco, Maine. Everyone is welcome! Ordination of Becca Lockwood at Casco Village Church United Church of Christ August 9, 2015 at 3pm Casco...
Hancock Grills 2015

Hancock Grills 2015

Hancock Grills Schedule   July 8 -Carol and Al Bukys at 3 Kosciusko St in Woburn RSVP cfbukys (at) gmail . com July 15 – Kristine Arena at 153 Cedar St Start Time will be 5:30 PM! RSVP arenakm (at) rcn . com July 22 – Host Wanted July 29 – Host Wanted August 5 –...
What's New At the Lexington Food Pantry?

What’s New At the Lexington Food Pantry?

Normally I report on the Interfaith Garden, but this week I was one of 4 Hancock volunteers at the Lexington Food Pantry. So instead of dropping off freshly harvested vegetables and herbs from the Interfaith Garden, I helped distribute rice, prepackaged meals and soup directly to the families in need. The other Hancock volunteers handled...
End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

Dear Hancock Families, With June comes the end of our regular Children’s Program and Programs for Youth as we usher in summer months and vacation. We will celebrate our year of learning on June 21st with an all age event for children in the CE Commons and the End of Year Luau for JYO kids in the...
Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Last Sunday, May 31, the Chancel Choir premiered a beautiful new piece by our Associate Director of Music, Marilyn Becker. It is a setting of the text God Who Touchest Earth With Beauty. If you missed it listen to it here:
Dana Home Foundation Funds "Hancock Talks" for 2015-16

Dana Home Foundation Funds “Hancock Talks” for 2015-16

Over the past few months, Acting Minister Alex Will has been preparing a grant proposal for the Dana Home Foundation –  a Lexington based organization dedicated to providing for the care, comfort and well being of senior citizens. Alex received word on Monday that the Dana Home Foundation has once again agreed to fund a Hancock initiative, a program Alex named “Hancock...
Pam and Alex Celebration

Pam and Alex Celebration

  Celebration June 14th On June 14, we will celebrate Pam Cochrane and Alex Shea Will’s time at Hancock and the many ways they have contributed to our church community. During morning worship we will express our gratitude, and afterwards we will have a special reception for them. Gift for Pam and Alex If you...
Staffing Updates

Staffing Updates

This post will be updated as more information is known! A Note from Acting Minister Pam Cochrane Hancock Family, Change is upon us, indeed! Come June 30th, my two roles as Director of Faith Formation and Acting Minister will end and you will prepare for the arrival of David Clark, your new student minister and...