Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Monroe Crossing at Hancock Church - June 7 & 8

Monroe Crossing at Hancock Church – June 7 & 8

Bluegrass Weekend with Monroe Crossing On Saturday evening, June 7th, the Monroe Crossing will play a concert of traditional bluegrass music here in the sanctuary.Openign for them will be local favorites the Merrimack Valley Bluegrass. The show starts at 7 and is great for the whole family. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be...
Order your Easter Lilies

Order your Easter Lilies

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 Friday, March 22nd along with a check made out to Hancock United Church of Christ....
HYG 2014 Auction - March 30

HYG 2014 Auction – March 30

HYG AUCTION Sunday, March 30, 11:15am Auction will be in Clark Hall following morning worship. Dare to Make a Difference Last weekend, our Hancock Youth Group (HYG) returned from their annual trip to Neon, KY where they spent the week helping to rebuild homes.  You can help support this important effort by our youth by...
Invitation to Join a Bell Choir

Invitation to Join a Bell Choir

The handbell choirs are beginning new music for Lent, Palm Sunday, and Bell Sunday in June. If you saw the bells at Christmas and wished that you were able to ring, come to a rehearsal and try ringing a bell. It is a great way to make friends and music at the same time! You don’t have to...
We build what is good and lasting.

We build what is good and lasting.

I just returned from the closing ceremony of The Fuller Legacy Build here in Atlantic City where I had time to reflect on all that has happened this week. This was a truly inspiring experience. The fellowship amongst our team was something to treasure. Working with our house captains, Tim and Charlie, two genuine, caring,...
We work together to change the world we live in.

We work together to change the world we live in.

   Modern Miracles: When a small group of Hancock members got together 3 years ago to discuss what Hancock could do about the growing problem of hunger in our world, we had no idea how we could accomplish what was felt at the time to be a very ambitious goal of feeding 5,000 people.  At...
We explore faith, seek justice, and pursue the Common Good.

We explore faith, seek justice, and pursue the Common Good.

My Spiritual Compass… Hancock is where I truly feel welcomed and accepted for who I am: a learner, a believer and a seeker.  My community of faith is a blessing, a joy, and an anchor in my life.    When my spiritual compass is upside down and backward, I know, through service, conversation, and prayer, I...
We believe that God is still speaking.

We believe that God is still speaking.

My Faith Journey:  I’m not sure my faith would have been much of a journey to speak of at this point in my life without Hancock.  I grew up going to Sunday service next to my parents, sister, and grandparents in the same pew every week.  I chose to be confirmed here because of the...
We affirm the worth of all persons.

We affirm the worth of all persons.

I clearly remember the moment and the circumstances when I first felt the grace and presence of God.  Of course, I would not have used such lofty words then–I was eleven years old and emerging into the rubble and dust after an air attack on our little town in Bavaria. During the years of war...
We are thoughtful about faith and faithful in our thinking.

We are thoughtful about faith and faithful in our thinking.

Reflection on God:  What is God?  How do we know that God is real?  What about the Bible too?  Should we just believe in our religion and faith?  Does God still love you if you don’t believe in God’s power and existence?  What is the point of life?  People have lots of different answers.  Which...