Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Worship @the Well
Blues Gospel at the Well

Blues Gospel at the Well

On March 5 at 12:00 p.m. the first Sunday in Lent, Worship at the Well will feature music by our own nine-piece River Rock Band. They’ll be playing a range of blues styles from traditional gospel blues to contemporary songs by Buddy Miller and Susan Werner. Featured will be band regulars Bobby Faria (electric guitar and sax), Patrice Williamson and Meg Stone (vocals), and guest blues harmonica player Ralph Rosen. The Rev. Barbara Callaghan will preach from the Gospel of Matthew about “relevant fasting.” We will explore what are things that...
Jazz Epiphany at The Well

Jazz Epiphany at The Well

January 8, 12 p.m. in Clark Hall Worship at the Well draws Christmas celebrations to a close with its annual Jazz Epiphany service. The service will feature jazz takes on traditional carols led by Hancock’s own River Rock Band, along with guest jazz pianist Doug Hammer. Included will be their Dave Brubeck inspired We Three Kings and their homage to Vince Guaraldi’s What Child Is This? The service will be led by the Rev. Barbaara Callaghan, joys, concerns, and communion will be shared. Intimate and...

Last Week @ Hancock-“Free at Last”

“Free At Last” A sermon by Mark Morgan and concerns our history of slavery, the way it has warped our culture right down to the present day, and what we can do about it. Listen to Mark’s Sermon, “Free at Last”
Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany@ The Well Featuring Yale’s Red, Hot, and Blue! Join us for our annual Jazz Epiphany at Worship at the Well, Sunday evening January 10th at 6:15 p.m. Red, Hot, and Blue, Yale University’s oldest co-ed a capella group, will be joining us and singing jazz takes on the songs of the season. The group tours nationally and internationally every year and will be giving a concert here at Hancock onSunday, January 17th at 3:00 p.m.
Gospel Easter @the Well - April 12!

Gospel Easter @the Well – April 12!

Gospel Easter @the Well April 12, 2015 6:15 PM in Clark Hall Please join us the Second Sunday of Easter on April 12 for a special Gospel Night at Worship @the Well. The New England Gospel Ensemble provides a night of rousing music to celebrate the resurrection! Evening Worship @the Well is a family friendly worship service in an intimate and informal atmosphere. Communion is open to all and served at every service.
Hancock: A Home for Your Family this Easter

Hancock: A Home for Your Family this Easter

Holidays are about family. Sure, Christian Holidays are also about important theological ideas that help frame our lives and change our hearts, but this all happens within the context of our families. If your family is looking for a church this Easter, you would be welcome at Hancock. Whether your family is young or old, gay or straight, “church-going” or new to church – you’ll find someone like you at Hancock Church. If you have questions, feel free to call the church office or reach...
Lent 2015

Lent 2015

Worship and Activities During Lent 2015 February 18 Ash Wednesday 7pm in the Sanctuary February 22 First Sunday in Lent February 25 Centering Prayer & Meditation* 7-8pm in the CE Commons March 1 Second Sunday in Lent Reception of New Members March 4 Centering Prayer & Meditation March 8 Third Sunday in Lent Building Rededication Ceremony March 11 Centering Prayer & Meditation March 14 Getting Real With God** Reclaiming the Christian Spiritual Practice of Lament 8am-2pm in the Pearson Room March 15 Fourth Sunday in...
Q&A with Sandi Hammond, director of the Butterfly Human Rights Choir

Q&A with Sandi Hammond, director of the Butterfly Human Rights Choir

We recently sat down with Sandi Hammond, director of the Butterfly Human Rights Choir, to ask her a few questions about her 18-29 year-old, women’s choir and their piece “Malala’s Song to the Taliban.” They’ll be performing their piece during Evening Worship @ The Well on Nov. 16th at 6:15 PM. For more information, click here. 1. What inspired you to create the Butterfly Human Rights Choir? I’m not sure I had a single “ah-ha” moment… I grew up with parents who have always shown me their...
Hancock presents Human Rights Choir, tribute to Malala Yousafzai, Nov. 16

Hancock presents Human Rights Choir, tribute to Malala Yousafzai, Nov. 16

Evening Worship @ The Well presents The Butterfly Human Rights Choir “Malala’s Song to the Taliban” Sunday, November 16th at 6:15-7:00 PM in Clark Hall – Q&A with the Choir to follow RSVP and “Share” this event on Facebook! Hancock Church and Evening Worship @ The Well are proud to host the newly formed Butterfly Human Rights Choir during worship on November 16th. The 18-29 year old women’s choir will perform the 10-minute piece “Malala’s Song to the Taliban,” based on the story of Malala Yousafzai,...
song of the week: I Shall Not Be Moved

song of the week: I Shall Not Be Moved

  Come to Worship @the Well at 6:15 in Clark Hall. This week, October 19th, hear Nancy Rottman preach on Exodus 33:12-23 and the River Rock Band’s soulful music! “I Shall Not Be Moved”