Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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HYG Neon, KY 2015 Update

HYG Neon, KY 2015 Update

Pam Cochrane write us: The HYG youth are doing great! The sun is out again, and after two full days of work, we are finding our groove on four work-sites. We are taking a rest today. We’re heading to Kingdom Come State Park for a hike and then a potluck dinner tonight at the Church...
Patriot's Day Handbell Concert, April 20, 11:15am

Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert, April 20, 11:15am

The Handbell Program at Hancock Church presents their 12th Annual Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert of Patriotic and American Music in the sanctuary on Monday April 20, 2015 at 11:15- 12noon. The music is rung on 5 octaves of English handbells by ringers of all ages in a program that is light-hearted and family-friendly. You’ll find yourself...
Cantata Sunday, May 3rd, 10am

Cantata Sunday, May 3rd, 10am

The Hancock Chancel Choir and Ensemble will present works by Leonard Bernstein, including the during morning worship on Sunday, May 3 at 10am. Chichester Psalms is a joyous and moving work that will be accompanied by harp, organ, and percussion. Also being presented will be the Gloria Tibi from Bernstein’s Mass, sung by the church’s children’s choir the Hancock Choristers, along...
10th Annual Lexington Interfaith Choral Festival!

10th Annual Lexington Interfaith Choral Festival!

  UPDATE 3/31/2015: Due to snow, the Choral Festival was rescheduled for April 12, 3pm. LEXINGTON, MA—10 choirs from Lexington will be raising their voices together in the 10th Annual Lexington Choral Festival on Sunday, February 8th at 3:00 p.m. hosted by Hancock Church. This year’s Festival features choirs from 10 area churches and temples...
A Joyful Noyse, May 9, 7:30pm

A Joyful Noyse, May 9, 7:30pm

  TEXT: A survey of music heard at the court of Ferrara, Italy from Dufay and Josquin to the emergence of the extraordinary trio of women musicians known as the Concerto delle Donne.  With background and commentary by musicologist Dr. Teresa Neff. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm. Hancock United Church of Christ, 1912...
HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

Hancock Youth Group trip to Neon, KY from April 17-25th. The registration deadline is March 27th. Kentucky Permission Form HYG Registration 2014-15 HOMES consent form (PDF document, must be printed) If you have any questions about registration please call Jane Park, (781) 862-4220 or jane@hancockchurch.org. Scholarships are available. Please ask Andrew Harris for more details, andrew.harris@hancockchurch.org....
Building Re-Dedication Day!

Building Re-Dedication Day!

Highlights from the Building Re-Dedication Day! Thanks to all who planned, cleaned, attended and celebrated the rededication of our building on March 8.  Here are some of the wonderful highlights: Nearly 50 people came to clean on Saturday afternoon The sanctuary was filled with people and joy and purpose Our architect and builders worshiped with us Soup...
Paul Shupe Sabbatical Leave

Paul Shupe Sabbatical Leave

Paul’s long-delayed sabbatical leave will begin on April 6, and last until the end of June.  Alex Shea Will and Pam Cochrane will continue to serve as our Acting Ministers during that time.  You can read a letter from Paul with all the details here.  ​   Dear Members and Friends of Hancock, After having to...
Woman's Retreat 2015

Woman’s Retreat 2015

Hancock’s 9th Annual Woman’s Retreat is May 1-2 at Friendly Crossways Retreat Center in Harvard, MA. Are you interested in getting to know other women in the congregation? Need some time for yourself to relax and have fun? Or, want to connect more deeply with your spiritual journey and our faith tradition? Come and join...
Dedicate an Easter Lily!

Dedicate an Easter Lily!

Each year, the Sanctuary is filled with beautiful Lilies on Easter morning in memory of those loved by members of the congregation at Hancock. Dedicate an Easter Lily to a loved one in your family by returning this form by Monday, March 23rd. The suggested donation for each memorial plant is $10. Click on the...