Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Hancock Music CD

Hancock Music CD

We have a assembled a beautiful CD of music from many of the music groups here at Hancock, and it is now available! It includes music from the Choir, Carillon, Choristers, River Rock Band, and A Joyful Noyse. Wonderfully varied with music from classical to jazz and renaissance to contemporary, this is a great listen...
Staffing Updates

Staffing Updates

This post will be updated as more information is known! Nancy Rottman, Congregational Care Coordinator We are pleased to welcome Nancy Rottman back to Hancock Church, serving next year as our Congregational Care Coordinator during her final year of seminary at Andover Newton.  Nancy has been a Student Minister the last two years.  She will...
Hancock Grills 2015

Hancock Grills 2015

Hancock Grills Schedule   July 8 -Carol and Al Bukys July 15 – Kristine Arena Start Time will be 5:30 PM! July 22 – Paul and MaryAnn Shupe Parking: There is no parking on Hancock St, but please fill the driveway. There is also parking on Edgewood Road, which is only a few houses away....
Photo Directory for 2015!

Photo Directory for 2015!

Thank you to all who have contributed their family photo already. Not sure about participating? If you can answer “yes!” to any one of these questions, we want your picture for the Hancock Church photo directory: Do you read this weekly email from Hancock? Have you watched Hancock on the TV ministry? Do you sing in...
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...
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 9th 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...
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:

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