Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Come Join the Interfaith Garden!

Come Join the Interfaith Garden!

Hancock helps maintain a garden growing produce for the Lexington Food Pantry. From March thru October we work along with members of other faith communities in a backyard garden in Lexington Center. We plant, weed, chat (a lot) and nurture this garden. On Saturdays we harvest and deliver that same morning to the Pantry. Our produce is added to donations from other giving gardens. Here is a thank you from the director of the Food Pantry: * * * “…Now on a Saturday morning, the...
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....
10/4 Blessing of the Animals

10/4 Blessing of the Animals

  On Oct. 4 at 6:15pm, Hancock Church will hold its Third Annual Blessing of the Animals evening service in Clark Hall! We’ll celebrate the importance of animals in our lives and give thanks for the wonder and diversity of God’s creation. All animals and their human caretakers are welcome. Pet treats and human treats will be provided.   Blessing of the Animals is part of the Evening Worship @the Well at Hancock Church, which runs weekly from Sept. 20 –June. Everyone is welcome!  Whether...
Interfaith Garden Report for August 2015

Interfaith Garden Report for August 2015

Meet the New Seminarian in the City David Price!

Meet the New Seminarian in the City David Price!

David is the new Seminarian in the City for City Mission Society. He will be spending part of his hours at Hancock Church! Welcome David! Min. David D. Price hails from the sunny coasts of Los Angeles, CA. In 2014, he graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelors of Arts in Government and a double minor in Theology and African American studies.  Currently, he is pursing as Masters of Divinity Harvard Divinity School. Min.Price was raised in the Baptist church and enjoys bridging communities across racial, socio-economic, and political lines...
Celebration Sunday is September 20th!

Celebration Sunday is September 20th!

We’re looking forward to seeing all of you again this fall! We’ve sent a limited mailing in anticipation of Celebration Sunday, but everyone can download it HERE: 2015 Celebration Sunday mailer A full Celebration Sunday Brochure will be made available online on September 9th. If your group or committee would like to contribute something, please submit your important dates and reflections by September 4th.  
Hancock Music CD

Hancock Music CD

We have a assembled a beautiful CD of music from many of the music groups here at Hancock, and it is now available! It includes music from the Choir, Carillon, Choristers, River Rock Band, and A Joyful Noyse. Wonderfully varied with music from classical to jazz and renaissance to contemporary, this is a great listen and a great way to share the wonderful music we have here at Hancock! Copies are free for visitors and sharing. We ask for a $10 donation from members if...
Staffing Updates

Staffing Updates

This post will be updated as more information is known! Nancy Rottman, Congregational Care Coordinator We are pleased to welcome Nancy Rottman back to Hancock Church, serving next year as our Congregational Care Coordinator during her final year of seminary at Andover Newton.  Nancy has been a Student Minister the last two years.  She will begin her work in September.  Welcome, Nancy! Paul Shupe will be away from Hancock from July 29-August 8, traveling to Colorado to visit family, and for his annual wilderness trip with...
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...
Photo Directory for 2015!

Photo Directory for 2015!

Thank you to all who have contributed their family photo already. Not sure about participating? If you can answer “yes!” to any one of these questions, we want your picture for the Hancock Church photo directory: Do you read this weekly email from Hancock? Have you watched Hancock on the TV ministry? Do you sing in the choir? Have you participated in The Well on a Sunday evening? Do you consider Hancock your home church? Are you involved in the church library? Have you enjoyed a Hancock holiday...