Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Islamic Studies Scholar & Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim Preaches at Hancock Church

Islamic Studies Scholar & Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim Preaches at Hancock Church

Celene Ibrahim, Muslim Chaplain for Tufts University, will preach at Hancock Church on Sunday March 26th, at 10:00 a.m. Using the Qur’an, Ms. Ibrahim will preach on a few of the many points of connection between Islam and Christianity. Ms. Ibrahim will also hold a question and answer time after the...
Hancock Church Hosts LGBT Asylum Support Task Force

Hancock Church Hosts LGBT Asylum Support Task Force

On April 2nd, Hancock Church will host the LGBT Asylum Support Task Force from Worcester, Ma. The asylum group is the product of a vision of Rev. Judith Hanlon of Hadwen Park Congregation Church. Since 2007 Hadwen Park, and Rev. Hanlon, have assisted more than 120 asylum seekers, mostly from countries...
Hancock Church Presents 14th Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert

Hancock Church Presents 14th Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert

The handbell choirs of Hancock Church present the Fourteenth Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert of patriotic and American music on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The concert is light-hearted and family-friendly and includes music played on 5 octaves of hand bells and hand chimes by ringers...
2017 Women's Retreat: "Sister Speak"

2017 Women’s Retreat: “Sister Speak”

“The power of storytelling is exactly this: to bridge the gaps where everything else has crumbled.” — Paulo Coelho Join us at the beautiful Miramar Retreat Center (Duxbury, MA) Friday, March 24 – Saturday March 25 for a time of learning more about each other, ourselves, and God through narrative story telling...
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A Shared Prophetic Vision

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “A Shared Prophetic Vision” during a shared worship service with Temple Isaiah. February 26, 2017 – Micah 6:6-8 https://youtu.be/CG1ggVx7-OY
A Joyful Noyse Sings The Passion

A Joyful Noyse Sings The Passion

The timeless and powerful story of Jesus’ last days, death, and resurrection will be told through the passion music of the German composer Reinhard Keiser by the early music group, A Joyful Noyse. Presented as part of the Hancock Concert Series, A Joyful Noyse will present selections from both Keiser’s Brockes Passion as well as his Passion According to St. Mark. The concert will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 5 at Hancock Church in Lexington. Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739) was known primarily as a celebrated opera composer, whose works in...

Jesus’s Family Values

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Jesus’s Family Values”. February 19, 2017 – Luke 8:19-21 https://youtu.be/ggwHN6bWdXA
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...
Praying the Scripture

Praying the Scripture

Sunday, February 26, 11 a.m., in the Pearson Room Praying the scripture: Lectio Divina Prayer Student minister Emelia Attridge will offer a middle hour workshop on the ancient practice of prayer that begins simply with reading and listening for God in the text. We will practice with scripture as well as poetry and verse to explore the practice of listening for the Still-Speaking God.

Simplicity Itself

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Simplicity Itself”. February 12, 2017 – Luke 6:37-38 https://youtu.be/dtYxH0qYrKE

A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “A Tale of Two Kingdoms”. February 5, 2017 – Luke 9:1-17 https://youtu.be/nmxuAfJid1A
Lexington Choral Festival

Lexington Choral Festival

Due to inclement weather, this event has been POSTPONED. A new performance date will be announced as soon as possible. Hosted by Hancock Church 1912 Massachusetts Ave, on the Green Join us Sunday, February 12, 2017, for a spectacular afternoon of choral music sung by various faith communities across Lexington: Christian, Jewish, Unitarian, and Hindu! Admission is free. A reception will follow. Featuring: Bhakti Center of Lexington Church of Our Redeemer Episcopal First Baptist Church First Parish Unitarian Universalist Hancock United Church of Christ Lexington...

Do This And You Will Live

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Do This And You Will Live”. January 29, 2017 – Luke 10:25-37 https://youtu.be/evujrtk1quo

The Interrupted Church

Rev. June Cooper preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Interrupted Church”. January 22, 2017 – Luke 7:36-50 https://youtu.be/sQF_DQEZYiA