Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Last Chance to Register for Vacation Bible School!

Last Chance to Register for Vacation Bible School!

Registration closes Friday! Click here to register online!   Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students Pre-K – grade 5 Only $60 registration! Hancock’s vacation Bible School will be led by student minister and Director of Christian Education, David Clark. For more information and a registration form, contact David at david.clark@hancockchurch.org.
Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Outdoor Adventures: Planning for your Summer Camp Experience

Sunday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC 55 Coolidge Ave., Lexington, MA Hancock Church student minister Emelia Attridge and Pilgrim Congregational Church Director of Christian Education Devin Shmueli want to invite you to learn about the local camps connected to our denomination, the United Church of Christ. Join us for refreshments, camp songs and games, and information from representatives of New England UCC summer camps. You’ll learn about kids camps, family camps, adult camps, art camps, and so much more. To get...
What will you do on your summer vacation?

What will you do on your summer vacation?

This summer Hancock Christian Education will be traveling across the globe, and we need your help! Anticipating our One People One World mission for 2016-17, we want to spend the summer introducing Hancock children to countries and cultures around the world! We are looking for volunteers, one for each Sunday, from the beginning of July to the end of August, to share their experiences of traveling abroad. Bring in your photos, souvenirs, maps, even food you tried! Share your experiences of being in another country...
End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

End of Year and Summer Plans for Children and Youth Christian Education

Dear Hancock Families, With June comes the end of our regular Children’s Program and Programs for Youth as we usher in summer months and vacation. We will celebrate our year of learning on June 21st with an all age event for children in the CE Commons and the End of Year Luau for JYO kids in the Upper Room. Then everyone will join in the traditional Sundae Sunday fellowship hour. During the summer, Eliza Duncan with adult and youth volunteers will continue offering childcare for infant and toddlers along...
Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

The Junior Handbell Choir is moving their rehearsals to Wednesday s starting September 24th. The weekday rehearsal time will give us a more consistent weekly rehearsal day and also make it possible for Marilyn Becker, our Associate Music Director, to lead the group. Junior Handbells is open to children entering 3rd through 5th grade. No musical experience is necessary. We will learn how to ring handbells and develop music reading skills, all in a fun, supportive environment. Marilyn has years of experience working with children...
Mardi Gras is Coming to Hancock!  This Saturday February 2nd

Mardi Gras is Coming to Hancock! This Saturday February 2nd

  Come one, Come all!  Mardi Gras will be early at Hancock Church in 2013! Please help us celebrate at our pot-luck supper and variety show, on   Saturday, 2 February, 5:00-7:00 P.M. The festivities will start at 5 p.m. in Clark Hall with dinner and activities for children. This will be followed by a variety show featuring various folks from the Hancock Church community. Everyone is invited to contribute something tasty to the dinner and we hope many of you will also provide an...
Community & Connection

Community & Connection

Hancock Church Sermon Rev. Dana Allen Walsh December 16, 2012 Luke 1:39-45 In the Wake of the Newtown Tragedy This Third Sunday of Advent is supposed to be a day about joy. And yet, shouting and rejoicing seem grossly out of place this Sunday, in the wake of the death of 20 children and 8 adults, a gross national tragedy. How can we rejoice in the face of such horror? How can we talk about joy in the face of such grief and devastation? It’s...