Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


An Open and Affirming Church!

3rd Annual Pete Seeger Singalong @the Well!

3rd Annual Pete Seeger Singalong @the Well!

  LEXINGTON, MA–The legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger died on January 27th, 2012. Ever since, Hancock Church has celebrated his life, music, and message at their evening service Worship @ The Well on Super Bowl Sunday. The tradition continues this year on Sunday February 7th at 6:15 in Clark Hall at...
Lenten Schedule 2016

Lenten Schedule 2016

Our Lenten Theme is Confession During the season of Lent, we will be engaging together in the spiritual discipline of confession. Confession is the simple acknowledgement of complicity with wrong doing. When we confess, we state clearly to God, to our community, and to ourselves, that we have fallen short,...
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...
Concert Series 2016!

Concert Series 2016!

  Membra Jesu Nostri A Joyful Noyse Concert on Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 pm In 1680 Dietrich Buxtehude dedicated the extraordinary cycle of passion cantata titled Membra Jesu nostri, with the following words: to a foremost man, Gustav Düben , most noble and honored friend, Director of Music to...
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A Sacred Conversation on Race

A Sacred Conversation on Race

Photo from the MLK Day March for Justice. Click on photo to read more about it on Boston.com. On Thursday, January 28th at 7:30 pm, UCC Burlington will be hosting a Sacred Conversation on Race. The conversation will be led by a trained facilitator of the Massachusetts Conference of the UCC. Our Congregational Care Coordinator,...
Stewardship 2016: Live the Promise

Stewardship 2016: Live the Promise

UPDATE for 1/20/2016 As of Jan. 17, 2016, here’s where we stand: Hancock members and friends substantially increased support for 2016: 198 pledges received as of 1/17/16. This is an approximately 80% response rate to our pledge packet mailing and 12 fewer people than we heard from in 2015. The overall average pledge for 2016...
I Have a Dream and Confessions of Complicity

I Have a Dream and Confessions of Complicity

Rev. Paul Shupe, Andrew Harris, and Nancy Rottman preach the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “I Have a Dream and Confessions of Complicity”. January 17, 2016 - Amos 5:18-24 https://youtu.be/wl_tNylWICA
Bulletin for Sunday January 17, 2016, Second Sunday After Epiphany

Bulletin for Sunday January 17, 2016, Second Sunday After Epiphany

To view this week’s bulletin, please click the link below: Bulletin for 2016.1.17
Warrant for Annual Meeting, Jan. 31st

Warrant for Annual Meeting, Jan. 31st

Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational Warrant for the 148th Annual Meeting Sunday, January 31, 2015 All members of the congregation are asked to attend the Annual Meeting, to be held at 11 AM in the Sanctuary immediately following morning worship, to consider and act upon the following: Article I         To receive the reports of...
By Another Road

By Another Road

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “By Another Road”. January 10, 2016 - Matthew 2:1-12 https://youtu.be/QF3BcttYnTk
Bulletin for Sunday January 10, 2016, Epiphany Sunday

Bulletin for Sunday January 10, 2016, Epiphany Sunday

To view this week’s bulletin, please click the link below: Bulletin for 2016.1
Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany@ The Well Featuring Yale’s Red, Hot, and Blue! Join us for our annual Jazz Epiphany at Worship at the Well, Sunday evening January 10th at 6:15 p.m. Red, Hot, and Blue, Yale University’s oldest co-ed a capella group, will be joining us and singing jazz takes on the songs of the season. The group tours nationally...
Lexington MLK Day

Lexington MLK Day

This year, the Town of Lexington commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with its third annual family-friendly day of volunteer activities supporting the underserved. Come lend a hand. Last year we had almost 400 volunteers make a difference in the lives of more than 1,000 people. It’s amazing what a community can do! Events begin...
The End of the Beginning

The End of the Beginning

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The End of the Beginning”. January 3, 2016 - Matthew 25:31-46 https://youtu.be/xbWmT4hd9d0