Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 25th

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 25th

**UPDATE** What a a beautiful service it was! Thank you to everyone at Hancock who helped make this possible.   All are invited to join the Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association (LICA) in our annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship Service to be held Tuesday, November 25th, at 7:30 pm at Hancock United Church of Christ, on the Green....
Regarding Andover Newton Theological School

Regarding Andover Newton Theological School

A Pastoral Letter to Hancock UCC Regarding Andover Newton Theological School   Dear Friends,   Many of you are aware of a recent revelation by the President of Andover Newton Theological School, (ANTS). The Rev. Martin Copenhaver, who became the President this spring, has admitted to the ANTS community that he was involved in an...
Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

Senior Picnic, October 4, 2014

UPDATE 10/22/2014: Photos from this year’s Senior Picnic! This year’s Senior Picnic is Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 12pm. Please join us for our annual Senior Picnic at the Depot in Lexington Center. Our Deacons will provide lunch, our seniors provide good company and conversation. Anyone is invited to attend. Rides will be provided to...
Heifer's 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

Heifer’s 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

On Sunday, November 2, 2-4pm Hancock Church will host a special celebration of Heifer’s 70th Anniversary. Join us for the Living Gift Market for early holiday shopping; Animal Exhibits for visiting with goats, sheep, and rabbits; delicious refreshments from Heifer Farm; and special music from a Guitar and Fiddle Duo. Heifer International’s mission is to...
2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals

2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals

Thank you to everyone who took part in Hancock Church’s 2nd Blessing of the Animals Service at Worship @the Well. Many beloved pets received a blessing and a treat. We hope you enjoy the photos! Last Sunday, September 7th was Hancock’s 2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals. It was also the kick-off to the our...
Celebration Sunday, Sept 14!

Celebration Sunday, Sept 14!

September 14, 2014 is Celebration Sunday! 10 am morning worship 11 am activities fair Alex Shea Will, Acting Minister of Congregation Care, welcomes you from the front steps of the sanctuary into our narthex-in-progress! Come to our Welcome Back Worship Service at 10am! This is a celebration of open-heartedness and intergenerational faith. Rousing music with...
Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

The Junior Handbell Choir is moving their rehearsals to Wednesday s starting September 24th. The weekday rehearsal time will give us a more consistent weekly rehearsal day and also make it possible for Marilyn Becker, our Associate Music Director, to lead the group. Junior Handbells is open to children entering 3rd through 5th grade. No...
Hancock in Ft. Wayne!

Hancock in Ft. Wayne!

Amy and Lisle Swanson, and Scott Martin are back from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where they built homes with Blitz Home Builders and Habitat for Humanity. Despite rain delays and wet mud, it looks like they were able to get the roofs on all of the houses! Read their blog and see the pictures of the...
Great News for Courtney Jones and Becca Lockwood

Great News for Courtney Jones and Becca Lockwood

We have exciting news for both Becca Lockwood and Courtney Jones! After her successful Ecclesiastical Council, Becca has been called to serve as Youth Minister at First Parish in Gorham, Maine. She will begin her service in September. Before then, she’ll be here at Hancock over the summer. Hear her preach her last sermon on...
Summer Pastor's Class 2014

Summer Pastor’s Class 2014

Back by popular demand, the weekly “Pastor’s Class” will return for our summer theme. Working in tandem with Alex, Craig Zaehring has stepped up to lead the group in thoughtful conversation. The class will resume on Sunday, June 29th at 9:00 AM in Pearson. This group will continue throughout the summer based on interest from...