Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Hymnal Survey

Hymnal Survey

It’s not every year we get to choose a new hymnal. The Hymnal Committee would love to hear from everyone, so they can choose the hymnal best suited for this congregation. The Hymnal Committee is asking for your help.  As we explore options for selecting our new hymnal, we would like to hear from you! ...
Blue Christmas - Dec 9, 7:30pm

Blue Christmas – Dec 9, 7:30pm

[O God] Do not stay far off when I am in trouble with no one to help me… I have no more strength than a few drops of water.  All my bones are out of joint, my heart is like melted wax.  My strength has dried up like a broken clay pot. -Psalm 22:11, 14-15...
Typhoon Relief in the Philippines

Typhoon Relief in the Philippines

Hancock Church is joining with United Church of Christ congregations around the country with a goal of raising $250,000 to aid sisters and brothers affected by the recent typhoon in the Philippines. If you would like to make donation, please write a check to Hancock Church, with memo line “Typhoon” or donate online. The UCC has mission...
Hanging of the Greens - Nov 24, 11:30am

Hanging of the Greens – Nov 24, 11:30am

Please join the Music and Arts Committee for the Annual Volunteer Wreath and Garland Hanging Sunday, November 24th after church at 11:30am. We need your help  attaching ribbons to the 14 beautiful wreaths to be hung around the church, and hanging garlands across the balcony and along the walls of the altar.Hope to see you there! There will be music, refreshments and...
13th Annual Hancock Holiday Fair - Dec 8, 11am-1pm

13th Annual Hancock Holiday Fair – Dec 8, 11am-1pm

13th Annual Hancock Holiday Fair Gifts that Care Sunday, December 8th Hancock’s popular Holiday Fair will be held on Sunday, 12/8 from 11-1.  The Fair will be held in Clark Hall, the Pearson Room and the Kathie Stuart Room. You can buy distinctive and unique gifts that will benefit over 20 local, national and international...
Troop 119 Christmas Wreath Sale

Troop 119 Christmas Wreath Sale

The Boy Scouts of Troop 119 will be taking orders for holiday wreaths during coffee hour on Sundays from November 3rd through 17th immediately following the morning service. The wreaths are full, 20″ to 22″ in diameter, and are decorated with a red velvet bow. Cost is $15. This is the Troop’s only fundraiser of the year, providing funds to purchase equipment,...
Homemade Cookie Plates to Benefit Women's Lunch Place

Homemade Cookie Plates to Benefit Women’s Lunch Place

The Christian Service Committee will be selling plates of homemade Christmas cookies by Hancock bakers, for the benefit of Women’s Lunch Place, a day shelter providing meals and services for homeless women in Boston. We are taking orders for plates of homemade Christmas cookies at coffee hour on November 10th, 17th and 24th (see Amy Swanson or...
Why is Nancy Rottman going to Panama?

Why is Nancy Rottman going to Panama?

If you had asked me a month ago if I would ever go to Panama in my lifetime, I suppose I would have mused about possibly, someday, maybe taking a cruise through the canal. However, as a service trip enthusiast, I jumped at the opportunity came up to go to Panama with a group of...
Fuller Center For Housing Annual Legacy Build 2014

Fuller Center For Housing Annual Legacy Build 2014

This year the Fuller Center for Housing will host its annual Legacy Build in memory of Millard Fuller in Louisville, KY April 6-11, 2014. The goal is to renovate 10 houses in the Shawnee neighborhood of Louisville, once a lovely family neighborhood that has sunk into disrepair over the last half century. The Fuller Center Covenant...
Sign up now for this year's service trip to Panama!

Sign up now for this year’s service trip to Panama!

Join Sustainable Harvest International and other Hancock Church members for a hands-on, educational service trip in Panama. Live and work with local families who are learning how to use organic and sustainable farming techniques to improve their lives and restore tropical forests. Learn how farmers have improved family nutrition and are hoping to increase household...