Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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Interfaith Garden 2014 is coming soon!

Interfaith Garden 2014 is coming soon!

It’s time to think about Interfaith Garden 2014! Hancock will be celebrating the garden’s 5th anniversary and its many successes over the years and we want you to be part of it! Garden coordinators are planning the April-October growing season-and excited about raising some amazing vegetables for Lexington’s Food Pantry! Interfaith Garden relies on volunteers...
Faith in Action Shared: Tranquilla Panama Mission Trip

Faith in Action Shared: Tranquilla Panama Mission Trip

Two weeks ago church members Yvette Kirby, Martha Sheridan, and Gerry Atkins shared their experiences with Sustainable Harvest International in Tranquillo, Panama: “Two weeks a group of us had the opportunity to travel to the village of Tranquilla Panama to share in the work that is being funded and organized there by Sustainable Harvest International…”...
Indoor/Outdoor Work Day: April 12

Indoor/Outdoor Work Day: April 12

Indoor/Outdoor Work Day Apr 12, 9am Indoor/Outdoor Work Day Saturday, April 12th from 9am-1pm. Join members from the Prudential Committee for a spring work day. No special skills required! Many hands make light work. Weather permitting we will have a few outdoor projects as well. Refreshments provided. Come for all or part of the day....
Spring Herald Deadline is Apr 4th

Spring Herald Deadline is Apr 4th

This year’s Spring Herald’s deadline is April 4th, and will be distributed in time for Spring Meeting on May 18th. This year’s Herald will also be the Annual Reports for the Spring Congregational Meeting. We request that you follow these submission guidelines: We would like all participating committees and groups to submit  a report consisiting...
Sharing Good Friday Walk 2014

Sharing Good Friday Walk 2014

Sharing Good Friday Walk Make a pledge during Coffee Hour! Forty-two years ago this spring, the Sharing Good Friday Walk was born to combat malnutrition in children which had been documented at the time by a Tufts Medical School study. This act of sharing with those, particularly children, in 3 of our most poverty stricken...
First Thursdays Discussion Group: Apr 3rd

First Thursdays Discussion Group: Apr 3rd

UPDATE 3/17/2014 The next First Thursdays Discussion Group meeting will be April 3rd in the Bells Room! First Thursdays meets every First Thursday of the month at 10am. ——————————————————————————— Do you ever wonder if prayer holds power?  Can prayer change circumstances and situations?  How does prayer shape the person who prays?Whether you pray a little...
HYG Kentucky 2014: Mid-week update

HYG Kentucky 2014: Mid-week update

February 20, 2014 Here’s what our HYG has been up to the past four days! Says their fearless leader Becca Lockwood: We arrived in Neon, KY to a foot of snow. Putting on all of our warm layers we gathered together our first night and had a big spaghetti dinner. On Sunday we were warmly...
Building Update for Feb 12th

Building Update for Feb 12th

This week the construction crew at Hancock is installing rebar at the bottom of the elevator pit. This will strengthen the concrete floor of the elevator shaft. While preparing the pit, they had to re-rout some steam pipes that were in the way! In the kitchen, they are putting up drywall, and they are about...
Sustainable Harvest International Piedras Negras Update

Sustainable Harvest International Piedras Negras Update

The orchard is flourishing! We recently received news from Piedras Negras and learned that the school’s fruit orchard, which Hancock’s fundraising afforded the community, is flourishing. Karla Ramirez (the teacher at the school and daughter of our host, Elva Gomes) and 20 of her students are tending the trees -  keeping them healthy by making...
Hancock Endowment Matters Feb 5th

Hancock Endowment Matters Feb 5th

Hancock Endowment Matters… Endowment Committee Coffee Hour coming soon! [This is a part of a continuing series of communications about Hancock's Endowment, it's uses, and the many ways which gifts can be made to the Endowment]  DID YOU KNOW…? The Hancock Endowment Committee will be hosting a coffee hour after morning worship in the near...

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