Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Ash Wednesday Worship

Ash Wednesday Worship

The season of Lent opens on Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m., with an Ash Wednesday worship service of confession, silence, music and prayer. Wearing ashes is an ancient symbol of humility and confession, a visible reminder of our daily need receive the forgiving love of God. Please join us in the Chapel for...
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: November 5, 2017

Sunday Bulletin: November 5, 2017

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. November 5, 2017

The Wittenburg Door: Then and Now

Rev. Paul Shupe & Rev. Barbara Callaghan preach the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Wittenburg Door: Then and Now”. October 29, 2017 – Ephesians 2:1-10 https://youtu.be/en5mLgEs5z4
Sunday Bulletin: October 29, 2017

Sunday Bulletin: October 29, 2017

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. October 29, 2017
Hancock Concert Series Presents the CK Ensemble

Hancock Concert Series Presents the CK Ensemble

The Hancock Concert Series is pleased to present the debut of the CK Ensemble, a new professional chamber music group, at a concert on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. The ensemble of cello, flute, and piano, will take listeners on a journey through Germany in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s, and then to Russia at the turn of the 20th century. The CK Ensemble opens their debut  performance with works for flute, cello and piano. Included will be works of Müthel, Haydn, and...

In Whose Image?

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “In Whose Image?”. October 22, 2017 – Matthew 22:15-22 https://youtu.be/en5mLgEs5z4
Sunday Bulletin: October 22, 2017

Sunday Bulletin: October 22, 2017

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. October 22, 2017
150th Celebration Gala & Silent Saturday, Oct. 21!

150th Celebration Gala & Silent Saturday, Oct. 21!

Hancock Church is beginning a year-long celebration of its 150th anniversary, and the church is inviting the entire community to an Anniversary Gala. The event will be held at the Masonic Lodge building at 3 Bedford Street on Saturday, October 21 from 7 to 11 PM. The Gala will include beverages, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, music by Driftwood band and free salsa lessons! DON’T MISS OUT! Tickets are still available for $40 each! There are several ways you can get them: this Sunday after Church,...

Becoming Contented At Heart, While…

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Emptied For Our Sake”. October 15, 2017 – Philippians 2:1-13 https://youtu.be/lxBtNYlWIDA
Sunday Bulletin: October 15, 2017

Sunday Bulletin: October 15, 2017

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, please click the link below. October 15, 2017

Towards Courage

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Towards Courage”. October 8, 2017 – Habakkuk 1:1-3, Mark 6:30-35, Romans 8:31-39 https://youtu.be/mWqjkQBuzk8