Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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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...
Elevator Hoistway and TV Room

Elevator Hoistway and TV Room

It’s been a long time since we’ve updated you on what’s going on behind closed doors. Here are a few pictures by Paul Topalian. New wires being installed at lower level. Dana’s Old Office! Existing floors removed for the elevator hoistway. New TV Control Room!
Delight in Giving - Dec 18th

Delight in Giving – Dec 18th

Hancock is Giving with Delight! Join us in celebration as we bear witness to our congregation’s commitment to do God’s work here at Hancock Church.  We are delighted to report that as of December 15th, $688,366 has been pledged to support church ministries in 2014.  The average pledge amount is $4, 102 and we thank the 168 individuals and families who have stepped forward to support Worship, Education, Fellowship and Outreach next year. Merry Christmas, Bess Deck, Robin DiGiammarino, Skip Irving, Manuel Navia 2014 Stewardship...
Most Recent Construction Updates

Most Recent Construction Updates

The construction project is in full swing! Please continue using the back entrance to reach the church and our offices. Right now the crew is digging trenches outside, which is forcing the temporary closing of the exit driveway.   See construction photos by Paul Topalian   Things are moving along as planned. The Pearson room has a temporary kitchen set up for the use of the congregation’s needs. All plumbing, electrical and drywall has been finished in this space. A crew has been working to...