Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Youth
Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Sunday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC 55 Coolidge Ave., Lexington, MA Hancock Church student minister Emelia Attridge and Pilgrim Congregational Church Director of Christian Education Devin Shmueli want to invite you to learn about the local camps connected to our denomination, the United Church of Christ. Join us for refreshments, camp songs and games, and information from representatives of New England UCC summer camps. You’ll learn about kids camps, family camps, adult camps, art camps, and so much more. To get...
JYO and Confirmation Halloween Party

JYO and Confirmation Halloween Party

Join Kids4Peace Boston for their Summer Celebration of Learning

Join Kids4Peace Boston for their Summer Celebration of Learning

Hancock church is contributing to Kids4PeaceBoston through our Christian Service budget. We have been invited to their summer event to hear the campers’ experiences. If you would like to go or have questions, please email Lisa Sandeen at sandeen.lisa@gmail.com or call (781) 424-7937. We have been asked to register our names for this event. Meet Muslim, Christian and Jewish youths from Boston and Jerusalem and learn about their summer peace-building experiences. Sunday, Aug. 7 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Temple Beth Avodah 45 Puddingstone Lane Newton,...
What will you do on your summer vacation?

What will you do on your summer vacation?

This summer Hancock Christian Education will be traveling across the globe, and we need your help! Anticipating our One People One World mission for 2016-17, we want to spend the summer introducing Hancock children to countries and cultures around the world! We are looking for volunteers, one for each Sunday, from the beginning of July to the end of August, to share their experiences of traveling abroad. Bring in your photos, souvenirs, maps, even food you tried! Share your experiences of being in another country...
HYG Auction This Sunday, April 3rd!

HYG Auction This Sunday, April 3rd!

Hancock Youth Group Biennial Auction Sunday, April 3, 2016 To view a list of all the wonderful auction items, click the link below: 2016 HYG Auction Brochure Herald    
Upcoming in JYO

Upcoming in JYO

Upcoming in JYO! Mark your calendar! 2/28 JYO in Upper Room. We will begin our Lenten Activities this week. Two requests: Please bring in any clean, dry & empty paper towel or TP tubes to JYO on Sunday. We will be using them for an activity. Please make sure you wear (or bring) socks, as we will be walking the labyrinth. 3/6 Sandwich making for Outdoor Church in the kitchen 3/13 JYO in Upper Room: Continue Lenten activities & planning for Spring mission focus (please...
HYG Auction is April 3!

HYG Auction is April 3!

For 14 years, the Hancock Youth Group (HYG) has traveled to the Appalachian Mountains during their spring vacation to build and repair homes for people in need.  This week of service is the highlight of the year for HYG, and the proceeds from the Auction support their work.  We need you to donate items to the silent or live auction, attend the auction and bid (often and high!!), purchase lunch at the auction, and donate cash directly to the Mission Fund. If you would like...
End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

Dear Hancock Families, With June comes the end of our regular Children’s Program and Programs for Youth as we usher in summer months and vacation. We will celebrate our year of learning on June 21st with an all age event for children in the CE Commons and the End of Year Luau for JYO kids in the Upper Room. Then everyone will join in the traditional Sundae Sunday fellowship hour. During the summer, Eliza Duncan with adult and youth volunteers will continue offering childcare for infant and toddlers along...
HYG Neon, KY 2015 Update

HYG Neon, KY 2015 Update

UPDATE 5/13/2015 More photos of HYG in Kentucky from Andrew Harris! Pam Cochrane write us: The HYG youth are doing great! The sun is out again, and after two full days of work, we are finding our groove on four work-sites. We are taking a rest today. We’re heading to Kingdom Come State Park for a hike and then a potluck dinner tonight at the Church of God. We have had some awesome meals, inspiring worship, and great fun! Photos from the work-site: Team Jerry’s...
HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

HYG Kentucky Trip Deadline: March 27th

Hancock Youth Group trip to Neon, KY from April 17-25th. The registration deadline is March 27th. Kentucky Permission Form HYG Registration 2014-15 HOMES consent form (PDF document, must be printed) If you have any questions about registration please call Jane Park, (781) 862-4220 or jane@hancockchurch.org. Scholarships are available. Please ask Andrew Harris for more details, andrew.harris@hancockchurch.org.