Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Concert Series Presents:  ​Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna Vivaldi: Spring from the Four Seasons Sunday, May 15th at 9:45 a.m.  Hancock’s Chancel Choir will be accompanied by our 23 piece, professional Cantata Orchestra in Morten Lauridsen’s stunningly beautiful work Lux Aeterna. One of the most popular choral works of the past 20 years, this...
Interfaith Garden Report

Interfaith Garden Report

Hi all-I just wanted to share with you that I had the pleasure and privilege of delivering the first Interfaith Garden harvest of 2016 to the Food Pantry on Saturday. We had asparagus, rhubarb, mint and chives. As you can see, Carolyn Wortman (far right) and all the volunteers were thrilled to have their first delivery...
Interfaith Garden Report

Interfaith Garden Report

Saturday, April 23, 2016 Volunteers from First Baptist, Chinese Bible Church, and Hancock helped this morning…. Garden Report 2016_04_23-5
Hancock Talk Series

Hancock Talk Series

Hancock Talks Hancock Talks is a free lecture series open to the public, with a focus on the  emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of older adults in our community. It is funded by a grant from the Dana Home Foundation and hosted at Hancock United Church of Christ. Hancock talks is on Wednesday evenings. Please...
New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

The Hancock Concert Series Presents Sunday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m. New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices The haunting sound of a Cherokee flute draws us deep into the mountains and valleys of Appalachia as we perform art song, sacred song, and folk songs from the heart of the mountains. Join Director of Music  Mark Morgan and...
Interfaith Garden Update

Interfaith Garden Update

Journal Entry April 9, 2016 Protecting Our Bees  We had another wonderful day at the garden this morning, including two delightful helpers from Fiske School. We have started planting! We are getting two new hives of bees for the garden soon – thanks to the very generous donation from one our garden volunteers! We started...

News from the Standing Committee

Here at Hancock United Church of Christ, the congregation is responsible for running the church (typical of how all congregational churches are organized).  Our governing body is called the Standing Committee, and is made up of church officers (such as the moderators, treasurer, clerk, etc.), chairs of various designated committees, the clergy, and 6 Members-at-Large...
Patriot's Day Handbell Concert, April 18, 11:15am

Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert, April 18, 11:15am

The Hancock Handbell Program will perform their Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert of Patriotic and American music  Monday, April 18 , 2016 11:15-12 noon at Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington Center. The concert is family-friendly and includes music played on 5 octaves handbells and 6 octaves hand chimes with selections sure to please all...
The Jameson Singers

The Jameson Singers

  Hancock Concert Series PresentsThe Jameson Singers: Celebrations and Lamentations Saturday, April 16th at 4:00 p.m.Join the Jameson Singers for a memorable musical journey to the land of Byrd, Weelkes, Pearsall, Vaughan Williams, Britten and other masters from the English songbook.The Jameson Singers’ upcoming concert features an unusual and richly-varied program. The theme is Celebrations...
Christian Service Update

Christian Service Update

Christian Service Update It is exciting to be part of a church that supports organizations outside of our walls, specifically, organizations that try to improve the lives of those who may be struggling with any number of issues. Your donations to Hancock allow the Christian Service Committee to have a budget of almost $50,000 which...