Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


An Open and Affirming Church!

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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...

HEAT: Solarize Your Rooftop

Mark Sandeen, in an email to the Hancock Environmental Action Team, notes that “The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported Tuesday that 2013 was tied with 2003 as the fourth-warmest year since records began in 1880.   I know that we are all concerned about what we can do to minimize our impact on the environment....
Student Minister Program

Student Minister Program

The Student Minister Program A Cooperative Project of Hancock United Church of Christ And Andover Newton Theological School New in the fall of 2014, The Student Minister Program is a cooperative program in which seminary students at Andover Newton combine their academic course work with 25 hours per week of practical ministry experience at Hancock...
Sign-up for Progressive Dinner

Sign-up for Progressive Dinner

Progressive Dinner is fast approaching. Held on Saturday Feb 1st with a snow date of Saturday Feb 8th. We need people to open their homes to host the appetizer and main course. The guests from the church assigned to you will bring food for appetizer or main course. You choose the menu and what you...
Thank you for giving

Thank you for giving

Stewardship Update January 22, 2014: Thank you for Giving Today we benefit from the generations of Hancock members and friends who have made financial gifts to sustain the church home that now nurtures us. This year, 188 individuals and families pledged $716,186 dollars to fund Hancock ministries and programs in 2014. Thank you for financially...
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...