Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Holiday Giving
Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving

Every Advent and Christmas, Hancock Church partners with many local charities to bring you creative ways of giving during the holidays! CLICK ON THIS LINK to see all of your options! And, of course, you can always purchase something at the Holiday Fair.
Manger Sunday, Dec. 6th

Manger Sunday, Dec. 6th

Manger Sunday! On Manger Sunday (Dec. 6th), the congregation will process to the manger with gifts for the City Mission Society (www.cmsboston.org). Gift List They can accept only NEW items. Please no food items. Winter coats, sweaters and sweatshirts Hats, mittens, gloves and scarves Socks and underwear Toys, books, and games for all ages Gift cards from Target, Walgreen’s, Marshall’s, CVS, Kohl’s or other merchants Gift Drivers Driverse are needed for drop-off at First Church Winchester on Dec 6th, between 1-4pm.  Need 1-2 additional drivers....
The Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry

The Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry

How To Feed a Stranger The Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry provides sustaining food to families and individuals on a weekly basis.  Hancock Church has supported this organization for many years, both with volunteers and with food distributed by the Food Pantry to strangers and neighbors in our community who must rely on the generosity of strangers – us – for assistance in meeting basic food needs. The work done by the Pantry’s director and many volunteers serves clientele such as elderly residents, single adults, and...
Homemade Cookie Plates to Benefit Women's Lunch Place

Homemade Cookie Plates to Benefit Women’s Lunch Place

UPDATE 12/9/2015 Thank you! A GIANT Thank you, Hancock! The Christmas Cookie Bake Sale to fund the  Birthday Program at the Women’s Lunch Place was a resounding success in so many ways! On the most surface level, it might seem a bit facile to be holding a bake sale. But in the deepest sense it was not. The process sensitized our hearts, strengthened our feeling of community and will contribute to others’ wellbeing. This was a huge joint effort by Hancock between bakers and buyers,...
Heifer Farm Holiday Open House, Dec. 5

Heifer Farm Holiday Open House, Dec. 5

Heifer Farm Holiday Open House Heifer International, 216 Wachusett Street, Rutland, MA December 5, 6, 12 & 13, 2015 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day Creating memories, giving thoughtful gifts and enjoying good food are all part of our holiday seasons.  Heifer Farm invites you to a special event with a Living Gift Market so you can honor family and friends with a purchase of an animal gift that will share joy. Take home a special gift card and your photo with a goat!  Warm yourself with hot...
Order Your 2015 Poinsettias

Order Your 2015 Poinsettias

Dedicate a poinsettia to a loved one in your family by submitting a form no later than Monday, December 7th. Every year the sanctuary is filled with beautiful poinsettias in memory or honor of those loved by members of the congregation at Hancock. After brightening our sanctuary, these beautiful plants will be delivered to members of our congregation who are unable to make it to church. Checks made out to Hancock Church/memo “poinsettias” can be mailed, delivered in the church office, or left in the collection...
Concord Prison Outreach 2015

Concord Prison Outreach 2015

Concord Prison Outreach is an organization of citizens from Concord and surrounding communities who work with the inmates of Concord Reformatory and the Northeastern Correctional Center on many projects one of which is the presentation of small gift bags for the inmates at Christmas time.   The items must be those described in the list below as no deviation is allowed by the prison authorities. Although the list may seem sparse, these are often the only holiday remembrances that many inmates receive. That the recipients are...
Holiday Fair 2015, Dec. 6th, 11-1pm

Holiday Fair 2015, Dec. 6th, 11-1pm

Raffle to Benefit City Mission Society This year’s Hancock Holiday Fair features a raffle for a uniquely crafted wooden bowl (see photo below) designed and built by HUCC member Chris Groves. Chris has generously donated this item to be raffled off at the Holiday Fair on December 6, to benefit City Mission Society. This exquisite item will be on display during Hancock’s Holiday Fair, at the Lexington Food Pantry table, where raffle tickets will be sold until the conclusion of the fair that day. The winning...