Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Construction Update Sept 3, 2014

Construction Update Sept 3, 2014

The church has been humming with construction activity all summer long. Several issues causing delays have been identified and corrected, and progress is being made on all fronts. We appreciate that everyone, and especially the staff, is suffering from construction fatigue. We ask for everyone’s patience over the next several months. When we cross the finish line it will be a joyful event! Here is where the various elements of the construction project stand: * Narthex: new doors and windows completed. New carpeting to be...
The Narthex and Bathroom Renovations

The Narthex and Bathroom Renovations

The Narthex Doors are under renovation so that the doors will line up with the aisles. So far one is finished, and it looks great! Quick progress is being made in the bathroom renovations, as well! See the pictures below of the trench in the hallway, and a short 22 second video tour of what it’s like to walk from the Administrative Hallway to the Nursery School Hallway.
Stewardship 2014 Summary

Stewardship 2014 Summary

Delight in Giving: Congratulations to the HUCC Community! Strings of brightly colored prayer flags arced across Clark Hall in October, 2013, the start of our annual stewardship campaign. The flags made visible the many ways in which Hancock’s members and friends share their time and serve others as part of our local, national and global ministries. So began our celebration of Delight in Giving as our church family seeks to grow together to further God’s work in the world. You may remember circling words on...
Mark Sandeen's Remarks at Dana's Celebration Service

Mark Sandeen’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Service

Mark Sandeen’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Ceremony – May 31, 2014 http://youtu.be/eVzYV5KXZz8
Dan Smith's Remarks at Dana's Celebration Service

Dan Smith’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Service

Dan Smith’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Ceremony – May 31, 2014 http://youtu.be/QkbLaGIc3Cc
Paul's Remarks at Dana's Celebration Service

Paul’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Service

Paul Shupe’s Remarks at Dana’s Celebration Ceremony – May 31, 2014 http://youtu.be/IG5f5j0w_NQ
Dana's Remarks at her Celebration Ceremony

Dana’s Remarks at her Celebration Ceremony

Dana’s Parting Remarks at her Celebration Ceremony – May 31, 2014 http://youtu.be/rZMb75gqmEw
Schedule of Interim Plans 2014-15

Schedule of Interim Plans 2014-15

As of April 2014. After Dana Allen Walsh departs for her new call on June 1st, we’ll be entering an interim period of perhaps 9-15 months as we conduct a national search for our new Minister. Just to clear up any confusion, we’ve created a schedule of Interim Plans and Ministerial Duties: April 21-May 11: Paul will take part of his vacation time May 17: Andover-Newton Graduation Day: Pam Cochrane, Courtney Jones, Becca Lockwood, and Alex Shea Will will all graduate that day! May 31-June...
Building Update: Jan 29th

Building Update: Jan 29th

The kitchen hood is in and looks great! The next step will be to install the ductwork.  A crew continues to dig the pit at the shaft area. Gas lines have been removed and rerouted out of this area. The large window overseeing the courtyard is in the process of being trimmed. The Christian Education wing has a number of things going on: trim finish work, the new lighting is now powered and on the new panel and the old lighting has been removed.
Construction Progress as of Jan 15th

Construction Progress as of Jan 15th

Building Update regarding construction progress. Below are some of the major accomplishments achieved thus far. The progress is going according to schedule and all parties are content at this point. Electric – Change over kitchen panel EBU – emergency lighting done throughout building Lights in CE wing Panel installed in new electrical room New electrical service to Pearson panel Change over to main panel in new electrical room Set transformer pad for new electrical service Conduit installed underground from the street to the building Plumbing...