Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org


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The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

After a successful Kickstarter campaign last winter, our own River Rock Band spent the spring recording its debut album featuring songs they’ve sung at The Well. As of last Friday, the album is now finished and will be ready for our big CD Release concert on Saturday, September 24th at...
Ride For Climate Change and  Sustainable Harvest International

Ride For Climate Change and Sustainable Harvest International

Climate Ride is a nonprofit organization that organizes life-changing charitable events to raise awareness and support sustainability, active transportation, and environmental causes. This year, Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) is one of the beneficiaries of Climate Ride events across the country. Hancock Church has been a dedicated supporter of SHI since...
Pilot Program Starting This Fall

Pilot Program Starting This Fall

The Standing Committee has approved a pilot program designed to strengthen our community at Hancock Church and to increase our vitality and growth by providing opportunities for people of all ages to connect with one another. Beginning this fall, Hancock will be hosting a series of community building activities each...
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...
Hancock Weekly Submission Deadline

Hancock Weekly Submission Deadline

Materials for the Hancock Weekly are due every Tuesday morning by 9:30 a.m. for inclusion in the current week’s newsletter. Materials received after that time will be included in the following week’s newsletter. Send materials to church.administrator@hancockchurch.org.
Interfaith Garden - Growing Good Food for our Neighbors in Need

Interfaith Garden – Growing Good Food for our Neighbors in Need

Every week volunteers from a variety of local churches and temples join other friends in the community to work at the Interfaith Garden in a backyard across from the Lexington Green. Why? Because there are 70 to 75 households that regularly use the Lexington Food Pantry to supplement their food...
Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

We have a wealth of talent here at Hancock, and we’d love to add that to our worship. Music need not be “classical,” in fact we’d love to have a diversity of genres over the summer. We’re looking for singers and players who are: adults returning college students high school...
Hancock Grills on Wednesdays

Hancock Grills on Wednesdays

Please join us for Hancock Grills on Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Bring your meat to grill and a side dish to share. This Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Grill is at the Wagen/Kilroy’s home. Please RSVP if you plan to attend: melodee.wagan@verizon.net 154 Pleasant St. Lexington, MA (781) 861-8285 The...
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The Faithful Work of Memory

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Faithful Work of Memory”. June 26, 2016 - Psalm 77:11-20 https://youtu.be/9Pbn2Z4Z9no
Hancock Church Elevator Repairs

Hancock Church Elevator Repairs

Due to an original construction error, our elevator will need to be shut down for repairs from Mon. June 27 through Fri. July 1 and Tues. July 5 during the day. The elevator will be available during the evening and on weekends. We are sorry for the inconvenience that this causes. The sanctuary remains accessible...

Zebedee and His Sons

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Zebedee and His Sons”. June 19, 2016 - Mark 1:16-20 https://youtu.be/4cntFW0lOjA
Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

On behalf of the Russell Elementary School in Dorchester and the Christian Service Committee, we would like to thank you for all of the donations we have received to date. This is an ongoing ministry of Hancock Church. Six Hancock members visited the Russell School on April 11 and found the school could use a...
Lexington Food Pantry Donations for June and July

Lexington Food Pantry Donations for June and July

Thank you, Hancock community, for continuing support of the Lexington Food Pantry.  Our members continue to volunteer at the pantry, deliver food collections from Hancock every week, and fill the baskets in the Narthex and outside of Clark Hall. In addition, Hancock volunteers at the Interfaith Garden are hard at work ensuring that clients receive...
Ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane

Ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane

The Congregational Church of Harvard (5 Still River Road, Harvard, Mass.) and The Central Association of the United Church of Christ invite you to attend the ordination of Pamela Clark Cochrane. All are welcome! Join us in our Sanctuary on June 26, 2016 at 3 p.m. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.
News of Our Church Family

News of Our Church Family

This week has brought news of the deaths of three members of the church. Gloria “Lolly” Kinney, a longtime and beloved member of the church, passed away on June 13. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Hancock. Louise Rankin, longtime Hancock member, died Wednesday, June 15.  A...
Interfaith Vigil for All Victims of the Orlando Shootings

Interfaith Vigil for All Victims of the Orlando Shootings

Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm on the Lexington Green. An interfaith vigil responding to the recent violence in Orlando, Fla., has been scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Wed., June 15, on the Green in Lexington. Representatives from town and state government will speak before a service of music, prayer, readings and silence. Clergy from Hancock, Pilgrim...
An Open Letter from Lexington Clergy Regarding the Orlando Shootings

An Open Letter from Lexington Clergy Regarding the Orlando Shootings

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla., we mourn the tragic loss of life. We hold in our hearts the families and friends whose grief is devastating and loss is beyond words. Yet again, we are sickened by the deadly confluence of hatred coupled...

Big Forgiveness

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Big Forgiveness”. June 12, 2016 - Luke 7:36 - 8:3 https://youtu.be/Es8D1A9whAI