Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Hancock Game Night - Jan 31

Hancock Game Night – Jan 31

Bring your favorite games, bring your family, and bring your friends, because we are having another game night at Hancock! We welcome and encourage everyone to join us. The fun starts at 6 pm in Clark Hall.   Contact Scott at isb.scooter@gmail.com or 509.710.5371 for more information.  
Hymnal Survey Results and Guiding Principles

Hymnal Survey Results and Guiding Principles

Thanks to the forty people who met with us after church on January 12 to discuss ideas and concerns around choosing our new hymnal.  We appreciate everything that was said, and will use the discussion to further inform our selection of a new hymnal.  If you were not able to attend this meeting, you can...
HYG 2014 Auction - March 30

HYG 2014 Auction – March 30

HYG AUCTION Sunday, March 30, 11:15am Auction will be in Clark Hall following morning worship. Dare to Make a Difference Last weekend, our Hancock Youth Group (HYG) returned from their annual trip to Neon, KY where they spent the week helping to rebuild homes.  You can help support this important effort by our youth by...
Senior Minister Sabbatical Leave

Senior Minister Sabbatical Leave

January 6, 2014   Dear Members and Friends of Hancock UCC, As we work together in my fifth year as your Senior Minister, the time has come for me to take a sabbatical leave.  Hancock provides regular sabbaticals for their clergy as one part of a strategy to keep our relationship healthy and vibrant.  I...
Jazz Epiphany @ The Well, Jan 5 2014

Jazz Epiphany @ The Well, Jan 5 2014

We close out the Christmas season with jazz settings of our favorite carols by the River Rock Band and special guest musicians. The evening service, The Well, features jazz takes on We Three Kings, What Child is This, and many more played by the service’s house ensemble, the River Rock Band, joined by Mr. Hammer and...
Celtic Christmas at The Well - Dec 22, 6:15pm

Celtic Christmas at The Well – Dec 22, 6:15pm

Internationally recognized Celtic musicians Shannon and Matt Heaton join our River Rock Band for a special evening of music at our alternative service in Clark Hall.   click here to listen: The sound of Irish flute, pennywhistle, guitar, bouzouki, and great voices will fill the night as Hancock Church celebrates a Celtic Christmas at its evening...
Bring a Gift for Manger Sunday

Bring a Gift for Manger Sunday

Volunteers Needed for the Christmas Shop Come lift your spirits and embrace the Advent season by participating in a beloved Hancock tradition: Manger Sunday. During morning worship on December 8, we will process to themanger with gifts for those less fortunate. Hancock, along with 40 other churches and groups in the greater-Boston area, delivers thegifts to City Mission Society’s Christmas Shop distribution center...
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...