Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Interfaith Garden: next session Oct. 25th!

Interfaith Garden: next session Oct. 25th!

The 30+ pounds harvested last Saturday brings the season’s total to 1,991 pounds so far this year, well above our prior best of 1,637. The good weather, crop rotation and care under the tutelage of Carla has made for a remarkable year. Thanks to all the volunteers who make this project so successful. Sat      10/25/14        ...
Heifer's 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

Heifer’s 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

  On Sunday, November 2, 2-4pm Hancock Church will host a special celebration of Heifer’s 70th Anniversary. Join us for the Living Gift Market for early holiday shopping; Animal Exhibits for visiting with goats, sheep, and rabbits; delicious refreshments from Heifer Farm; and special music from a Guitar and Fiddle Duo. Heifer International’s mission is...
Work Day, Nov. 15

Work Day, Nov. 15

Join members of the Prudential Committee on Saturday, November 15th from 9am to 1pm for an indoor/outdoor work day. No special skills required–just the desire to roll up your sleeves and join friends of Hancock working on some maintenance, cleaning and repair projects inside and outside the church. Join us for part of the time or for...
song of the week: I Shall Not Be Moved

song of the week: I Shall Not Be Moved

  Come to Worship @the Well at 6:15 in Clark Hall. This week, October 19th, hear Nancy Rottman preach on Exodus 33:12-23 and the River Rock Band’s soulful music! “I Shall Not Be Moved”
Meditation & Centering Prayer

Meditation & Centering Prayer

Beginning Wednesday Oct. 29, 7PM in Clark Hall Talk & new series of workshops  Stan Goldin PhD., Harvard Medical School/Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative  Give it a try, learn about what brain research is saying about its benefits. There is growing interest in appreciating and directly experiencing the benefits of regular meditation. The Christian contemplative tradition adds another...
Wine Raffle

Wine Raffle

The Wine Raffle to benefit Sustainable Harvest International will run between Oct 5-Nov 8th. Four winners will receive 6 bottles each!  Purchase one ticket for $10 or three for $25! Tickets are available at coffee hour and at other fall church events. The retail value of each case is about $120. All wineries use sustainable...
Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

This year’s Senior Picnic is Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 12pm. Please join us for our annual Senior Picnic at the Depot in Lexington Center. Our Deacons will provide lunch, our seniors provide good company and conversation. Anyone is invited to attend. Rides will be provided to those that need one. Let the church office...
Hancock Herald Fall 2014

Hancock Herald Fall 2014

We hope that by now everyone has received their Hancock Herald in the mail. If not, please download the pdf: Hancock Herald Fall 2014 or call the church offices. We’re happy to mail you a copy!    
Listen Learn Pray - Pearson Room Sessions

Listen Learn Pray – Pearson Room Sessions

“Listen. Learn. Pray.”  Your Offering. Our Theme. On Faith Promise Sunday in 2013, we circled words describing how we offer ourselves to Hancock beyond our financial contributions. The top three words circled were: Listen, Learn, and Pray. In one sense, they’re simply verbs. They’re likely things we do often without giving them too much thought. However, we...
Leadership @the Well

Leadership @the Well

Come Join the Well Leadership Team!   As part of his responsibilities leading The Well this coming year, Alex is looking to put together a leadership team from the congregation. This group will be assisting Alex in planning, evaluating, and promoting The Well. To accomplish this, The Well Leadership Team will be using Trello –...