Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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10/4 Blessing of the Animals

10/4 Blessing of the Animals

  On Oct. 4 at 6:15pm, Hancock Church will hold its Third Annual Blessing of the Animals evening service in Clark Hall! We’ll celebrate the importance of animals in our lives and give thanks for the wonder and diversity of God’s creation. All animals and their human caretakers are welcome. Pet treats and human treats will be provided.   Blessing of the Animals is part of the Evening Worship @the Well at Hancock Church, which runs weekly from Sept. 20 –June. Everyone is welcome!  Whether...
Heifer's 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

Heifer’s 70th Anniversary Event on Nov. 2nd!

On Sunday, November 2, 2-4pm Hancock Church will host a special celebration of Heifer’s 70th Anniversary. Join us for the Living Gift Market for early holiday shopping; Animal Exhibits for visiting with goats, sheep, and rabbits; delicious refreshments from Heifer Farm; and special music from a Guitar and Fiddle Duo. Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. For more information, go to heifer.org/communities or contact Kate Sheehan, kate.sheehan@heifer.org.
2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals

2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals

Thank you to everyone who took part in Hancock Church’s 2nd Blessing of the Animals Service at Worship @the Well. Many beloved pets received a blessing and a treat. We hope you enjoy the photos! Last Sunday, September 7th was Hancock’s 2nd Annual Blessing of the Animals. It was also the kick-off to the our evening, alternative service Worship @the Well! Everyone was encouraged to bring a pet, a picture of a pet, or a stuffed animals, so we could celebrate them together! Worship @the...
Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Last Sunday we had our first Blessing of the Animals service at Worship @the Well. We’re so happy so many of you came out with your dogs, cats, rabbits, and even a a guinea pig! We hope everyone left feeling refreshed and ready for the fall. Visit our facebook page to see more!
Out of Chaos

Out of Chaos

Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh – September 8, 2013 – Genesis 1:20-25 http://youtu.be/yJtoEwujejc “Out of Chaos” There’s a story about a woman brings a very limp duck into the veterinarian’s office. As she lays her pet on the table, the vet pulls out his stethoscope and listens to the bird’s chest. After a moment or two, the vet shakes his head and sadly says, “I’m sorry, your duck, Cuddles has passed away.” The woman asks,” Are you sure?” “Yes, I am sure....