Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Brass, Bells, and Carols! Hancock Concert Series in the Minuteman

Brass, Bells, and Carols! Hancock Concert Series in the Minuteman

Sing at Hancock!

Sing at Hancock!

Chancel Choir is Back! Seeking Singers in all Parts! Our Chancel Choir is back fro another great year and we’re looking for more singers in each section–especially SOPRANOS AND ALTOS! Choral singing is great for both the soul and the body (the latter clinically proven!) Even if you haven’t sung in years, give us a try! No audition required–just show up on Thursday night at 7:30 in the choir room on the lower level. High school students are also welcome to join us! Singers need not be members of the...
Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Choir Premieres Piece by Marilyn Becker

Last Sunday, May 31, the Chancel Choir premiered a beautiful new piece by our Associate Director of Music, Marilyn Becker. It is a setting of the text God Who Touchest Earth With Beauty. If you missed it listen to it here:
Cantata Sunday, May 3rd, 10am

Cantata Sunday, May 3rd, 10am

The Hancock Chancel Choir and Ensemble will present works by Leonard Bernstein, including the during morning worship on Sunday, May 3 at 10am. Chichester Psalms is a joyous and moving work that will be accompanied by harp, organ, and percussion. Also being presented will be selections from Bernstein’s Mass. The service is free and open to all, regardless of denomination or faith. The church is fully handicap accessible and free parking is available.
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...
A Celtic Christmas and a classic Cantata

A Celtic Christmas and a classic Cantata

Hancock will celebrate the season through music with two widely varied services on Sunday, December 9th. At 10:00 a.m., the Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach’s Cantata #61, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland as part of morning worship. They will also perform choruses from Cantata #140 Wachet auf, and music by Praetorious. The orchestra, professional early music specialists playing on period instruments, will also perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #3 starting at 9:45 as a prelude for the service. At 6:15 p.m., Hancock’s...