Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Now Available to Download: "Celebrating 150 Years of Hancock Church"

Now Available to Download: “Celebrating 150 Years of Hancock Church”

Hancock’s history has been updated for the first time in 50 years! Researched and written by Hancock historians Yvette Kirby and Sue Rockwell, a digital copy is now available to download here. A printed version is also available from the church office and in the narthex on Sundays.
Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class Offered Why is music such a powerful tool for protest and social justice?  How has it played a role in nonviolent resistance movements? Drawing on theories from the fields of nonviolent conflict, music therapy, and social change, this new class will delve into inspirational...
2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

To download a copy of our 2017 Annual Report, click here!
Hancock Bingo

Hancock Bingo

Hancock Bingo Please join us in this fun winter activity! Anyone can play – one card per person. Complete as many squares as you can on this bingo card between Sunday, January 7 and Sunday, March 4. Color or shade in any completed squares and note what you did for the square. Events and people may...
Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

  Donate now! A Container of Mercy During this Advent season we are filled with gratitude for the many contributions to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico.  The 45-foot container truck departed Lexington on November 14 filled with humanitarian aid for our friends in Puerto Rico.  The container arrived in the Port of...
Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

Fill Out Our Activity Interest Survey!

The survey that the congregation filled out on Sunday was very successful! We have responses from 49 people. To populate the Committee Friends Lists, we need everyone to participate as they are able in supporting the activities of the church. Based on feedback, we have modified the categories to include...
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Sunday Bulletin: January 28, 2018

Sunday Bulletin: January 28, 2018

To download and read this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. January 28, 2018

Jesus’ Poor People’s Campaign

Rev. Liz Theoharis preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Jesus’ Poor People’s Campaign”. January 21, 2018 – Matthew 26:1-13 https://youtu.be/PmPxmwe_rYM
Sunday Bulletin: January 21, 2018

Sunday Bulletin: January 21, 2018

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. January 21, 2018

Come and See, and Be Seen

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Come See, and Be Seen”. January 14, 2018 – John 1:43-51 https://youtu.be/yEQsA3K1i6M
Community Barn Dance

Community Barn Dance

On Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 p.m., One People One World is sponsoring this fun all-church, all-age, all-skill level (or lack thereof) event for everyone in Clark Hall. Don Veino, a local barn dance caller, will teach and lead us, along with the live musicians that work with him. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door to support the Hancock Youth Group’s mission trip to Neon, Kentucky, but everyone is welcome regardless of ability to contribute.
Hancock Concert Series Presents Yi-Li Chang, Violin

Hancock Concert Series Presents Yi-Li Chang, Violin

  On January 21 at 2:00 p.m., the Hancock Concert Series continues as violinist Yi-Li Chang and pianist Laurence Wallach perform From France to America, featuring works for violin and piano by Fauré, Ravel, Debussy and Ives from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Yi-Li Chang has been recognized by Boston Musical Intelligencer as a baroque violinist with “confident virtuosity.” She has performed solo and chamber baroque violin recitals in many well-known concert halls, and toured in the U.S., Europe, and Taiwan with various groups including A Joyful Noyse, Incendium Novum, Rumbarocco, and Formosa...
Sunday Bulletin: January 14, 2018

Sunday Bulletin: January 14, 2018

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below: January 14, 2018

God is Found Where Love Flourishes

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Epiphany sermon “God is Found Where Love Flourishes”. January 7, 2018 – John 1:1-5, Matthew 2:1-8,12-23, 25-35 https://youtu.be/2OamdmQAPhI
Sunday Bulletin: January 7, 2018 / Epiphany Lessons and Carols

Sunday Bulletin: January 7, 2018 / Epiphany Lessons and Carols

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. January 7, 2018
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning

On Saturday, January 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., City Mission will be hosting its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning. Fifty years ago, Dr. King announced the Poor People’s Campaign. Although launched in 1968, this movement remains relevant today – join us as we continue this important work. The U.S. Census reflects the huge disparities in Boston, where the poverty rate for white residents is just under 7%, and for Black residents is 21.5%. This event, held at United Parish (210 Harvard Street, Brookline), will include...