Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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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: 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...
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 14th. The suggested donation for each memorial plant is $10. Click on the...

Reception of New Members, Mar 1st

What is membership at Hancock UCC? From Rev. Paul Shupe: “To become a member of the church is to choose to join a community that is held together by faith in God and by promises to others. We are a covenant community, which means that we are held together by the promises that we make to each other....
"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...
Church Offices Closed Monday 2/2/15

Church Offices Closed Monday 2/2/15

UPDATE As of 2/3/15, the church offices are open again! Dear Hancock: Another winter storm has descended! For the safety of our staff, the church offices will be closed on Monday 2/2/15. While the offices will be closed, your pastoral staff will still be available should you want or need to be in touch. You...
Introduction to Children's Christian Education and Christian Service

Introduction to Children’s Christian Education and Christian Service

Nominating Committee Highlights Children’s Christian Education and Christian Service Hancock Church is a community. Communities support one another. Participation in the work of the church is the quickest way to get to know one another and to be in a position to support one another. Over the next few weeks, the Nominating Committee will be...

Warrant for Annual Meeting 2015

Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational Warrant for the 147th Annual Meeting Sunday, February 1, 2015 All members of the congregation are asked to attend the Annual Meeting, to be held at 11 AM in the Sanctuary immediately following morning worship, to consider and act upon the following: Article I         To receive the reports of...
Introduction to Adult Ed and Parish Life Committees

Introduction to Adult Ed and Parish Life Committees

The Nominating Committee will have a series of announcements to introduce the various committees of the church! The first two are Adult Education and Parish Life. When Jesus was baptized by John, he became a member of the community that had formed around John. When we are baptized, we join a long line of brothers...

Search Committee Questionnaire

The Search Committee is currently asking each member to share with us their thoughts about the qualities and abilities that you believe to be important or essential in our next Second Minister. Click Here   We are using your input to assemble our church’s profile, which will be shared with all interested candidates. We hope to...