Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Fellowship
Welcoming Lunch, Oct. 25th

Welcoming Lunch, Oct. 25th

Want to learn more about Hancock? The Welcoming Committee invites all who would like to learn more about Hancock Church to come to a small group lunch Sunday, October 25th following worship in the Kathie Stuart Room. This is a chance to meet some members and clergy and ask any questions about Hancock – where we’ve come from and what we hope for the future.  This is a casual, no-pressure opportunity to meet some people and get to know us better. Child care will be available. Also,...
Photos from the Senior Picnic

Photos from the Senior Picnic

  9/28/2015 UPDATE: Photos from the Senior Picnic! Thank you so much for coming to the Senior Picnic and making it a great time of food and fellowship!   Come to the Senior Picnic for food, fun, and fellowship in our very own fully accessible building! The Deacons and others will be on-site to help with anyone who needs assistance into the building and navigating the hallways and elevator.  Please let us know if you need a ride or can offer a ride to others....
Interfaith Garden Report for August 2015

Interfaith Garden Report for August 2015

Hancock Grills 2015

Hancock Grills 2015

Thank you to everyone who hosted and attended the Hancock Grills! We hope you’ll come next Summer! * * * 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. July 29 – Lisa Sandeen August 5 – The Locher Family (more...
Interfaith Garden Report for May 12th

Interfaith Garden Report for May 12th

 
March in the Boston Pride Parade - June 13, 2015!

March in the Boston Pride Parade – June 13, 2015!

Have you ever see thousands of smiling people, cheering for you, all because you’re standing up for love and justice? Last year, Hancock had 12 marchers for this joyous and faithful event – this was the most we’ve ever had! While 12 is a great number, a church of our size is capable of sending so many more! Will you help us break our record this year by signing up to march? Do I have to be LGBT to march? If you come to the Pride...
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 and sandwiches flowed from our new kitchen People made every stop in our new elevator, just to see where it went! Worshipers lingered and toured and talked into the afternoon...
Woman's Retreat: May 1-2 2015

Woman’s Retreat: May 1-2 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 others for this special program to nurture our souls and hearts. All women, all ages, are invited! Friendly Crossways offers a country setting in the quiet town of Harvard, MA...
Hancock Building Dedication: March 8 2015!

Hancock Building Dedication: March 8 2015!

SAVE THE DATE Hancock Church Building Dedication – March 8, 2015 After years of prayer, gracious donations of time, talent and treasure, Sunday-after-Sunday of surprise changes, strange construction noises, an ever-confusing building, and much waiting – the time has come to celebrate our new building! Praise God! Your Hancock Staff and lay leaders are planning a day-long celebration to mark the completion of our building project and to bless the Spirit-filled work which will fill its halls for years to come. Please keep an eye on this page...
"Getting Real with God" a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

“Getting Real with God” a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

Join Student Minister Nancy Rottman for a mini-retreat during Lent: Getting Real with God: Reclaiming the Christian Spiritual Practice of Lament NOTE: The Lenten Mini-Retreat has been changed from Friday and Saturday to just Saturday. Saturday, March 14, 8am-2pm Pearson Room Saturday morning coffee, and lunch provided. Join Student Minister Nancy Rottman for a mini-retreat during Lent to learn more about the power of lament to deepen our relationship with God and one another. During our time together we’ll explore the history of lament within Christian...