Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Welcome Barbara Callaghan!

Welcome Barbara Callaghan!

  July 1, 2015   Dear Friends,   We are pleased to inform you that that the search for our new minister is finished and we are very excited to introduce to you Reverend Barbara Lea Callaghan, our new minister!   The Search Committee thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Barbara and her wife Kate during...
Letter from Paul

Letter from Paul

Dear Hancock Friends,   It is a joy to be back among you after my recent sabbatical! I return rested and ready, full of hope and joy as a new chapter in the life of our church begins. Sabbatical leave is a wonderful thing, and I wish that everyone had opportunity to take one. Mine...
Becca Lockwood Ordination, Aug 9th!

Becca Lockwood Ordination, Aug 9th!

  Congratulations to Becca Lockwood, former Hancock Seminarian! She has been called to be the next Associate Minister at St. Peter’s in Carmel, Indiana!  Her ordination will be August 9th at 3pm in Casco, Maine. Everyone is welcome! Ordination of Becca Lockwood at Casco Village Church United Church of Christ August 9, 2015 at 3pm...
What's New At the Lexington Food Pantry?

What’s New At the Lexington Food Pantry?

Normally I report on the Interfaith Garden, but this week I was one of 4 Hancock volunteers at the Lexington Food Pantry. So instead of dropping off freshly harvested vegetables and herbs from the Interfaith Garden, I helped distribute rice, prepackaged meals and soup directly to the families in need. The other Hancock volunteers handled...
Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Last Sunday, May 31, the Chancel Choir premiered a beautiful new piece by our Associate Director of Music, Marilyn Becker. It is a setting of the text God Who Touchest Earth With Beauty. If you missed it listen to it here:
Dana Home Foundation Funds "Hancock Talks" for 2015-16

Dana Home Foundation Funds “Hancock Talks” for 2015-16

Over the past few months, Acting Minister Alex Will has been preparing a grant proposal for the Dana Home Foundation –  a Lexington based organization dedicated to providing for the care, comfort and well being of senior citizens. Alex received word on Monday that the Dana Home Foundation has once again agreed to fund a Hancock initiative, a program Alex named “Hancock...
Pam and Alex Celebration

Pam and Alex Celebration

  Celebration June 14th On June 14, we will celebrate Pam Cochrane and Alex Shea Will’s time at Hancock and the many ways they have contributed to our church community. During morning worship we will express our gratitude, and afterwards we will have a special reception for them. Gift for Pam and Alex If you...
2015 Hancock Church Photo Directory

2015 Hancock Church Photo Directory

A task force has started work on an exciting new project: a 2015 directory for the church, complete with photos of members and friends, and full contact information. A new directory will help us connect with each other more easily, and convey Hancock’s vibrancy, and help welcome newcomers and eventually a new minister. We need your...
Dedicate a Hymnal for Celebration Sunday!

Dedicate a Hymnal for Celebration Sunday!

UPDATE 7/21/2015 Dedicate a Hymnal for Celebration Sunday! We are accepting Hymnal Dedications all summer for Celebration Sunday! We will accept dedications until we run out of hymnals. If you would like your dedication to be produced in time for Celebration Sunday, please fill out this ONLINE FORM or call the church office (781) 862-4220 x201...
Interfaith Garden Report for May 12th

Interfaith Garden Report for May 12th