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. Join us for refreshments, camp songs and games, and information from representatives of New England UCC summer camps. You’ll learn about kids camps, family camps, adult camps, art camps, and so much more. To get...
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 as poetry and verse to explore the practice of listening for the Still-Speaking God.
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 with a purpose. Cost $145 for double room; $175 for single room. Register online or email Rev. Barbara Callaghan (barbara.callaghan@hancockchurch.org). Register by Sunday, March 12, with a $50 deposit.
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...
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 opera composer, whose works in that genre numbered well over one hundred, his sacred music also gained great respect and influenced the works of his contemporaries, including J.S. Bach, Handel and Telemann. In 1685, the...
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 also feature songs by Delibes, deFalla, and the premiere of a new song cycle by Boston composer Peter Aldins. Marcy, currently a resident of the Boston area, has made her presence known on the local...
"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...
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...
Winter Trivia Night January 27

Winter Trivia Night January 27

Back due to popular demand! Join us for a fun night of dinner and Trivia-make some more Hancock connections! Chili and Trivia Night Friday January 27, 2017 6 to 8 pm We will assemble Trivia Teams at Hancock Devin’s Famous Chili from 6 to 7 (Gluten free option will be provided) Bring along your favorite hot sauce to share! 7 to 8 pm A Night of Team Trivia Very cool, age appropriate prizes to the winners including: Signed Bruins hockey pucks New England Patriots and...
Join Other Hancock Members at MLK Memorial Breakfast in Boston

Join Other Hancock Members at MLK Memorial Breakfast in Boston

Hancock has reserved a table for 10 at the 47th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday, January 16 at the Convention Center In Boston. This is Boston’s premier, and the nation’s longest-running, event dedicated to the memory of Dr. King. The event features inspiring speeches, nice breakfast, great music and is attended by a diverse gathering of civic, community and religious leaders from across Massachusetts. The speaker this year will be the dynamic Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar and producer...