Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Hancock Adventures!

Hancock Adventures!

Merry Christmas! Many of our “Adventures” (Advent Activities) have already happened, but if you’re interested in reading our Advent Brochure, please feel free to download it! New Advent Brochure! Dear Friends, The 2015 Advent Brochure is now available! Click the following link to read the entire Hancock Adventures: Advent at Home & Hancock: Advent Brochure 2015-web! We did a limited 200-piece mailing, so some of you may have received a copy in the mail. (200-pieces is the minimum required to use our Bulk Mail Permit.)...
Installation of Barbara Callaghan! on Nov. 22

Installation of Barbara Callaghan! on Nov. 22

The Rev. Barbara Callaghan will be installed as Second Minister of Hancock United Church of Christ (Congregational) on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the Hancock sanctuary at 1912 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington. The public is cordially invited to attend. Call for Contributions for Barbara’s Installation Reception! We are looking for edible contributions to the Installation Reception being held in Barbara’s honor on Nov. 22 in Clark Hall. The reception will begin around 4:15 following the Installation Service which starts at 3 p.m. If you are willing to...
The Covenant of Grace

The Covenant of Grace

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The Covenant of Grace”. November 1, 2015 – II Samuel 7:12-17 https://youtu.be/gAFs6VHXULs

Concert Series 2017-2018

2017-2018 October 22 The Phantom of the Opera with Live Organ Accompaniment! The classic silent movie, accompanied by Peter Krasinski at the organ. With a great Buster Keaton short! October 29 CK Ensemble With Cherry Kim (cello), Elzbieta Brandys (flute) & Daesik Cha (piano) play works by Haydn, Müthel and Rachmaninoff November 12 Bay Colony Brass The 20 piece brass ensemble presents War and Peace, with works by Mendelssohn, Wagner, Barber, and more. November 19 A Joyful Noyse Hancock’s resident early music ensemble presents A Mighty Fortress:...
Tingling Ears

Tingling Ears

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Tingling Ears”. October 25, 2015 – I Samuel 3:1-21 https://youtu.be/Hqiveh4FfFw
Welcoming Lunch, Oct. 25th

Welcoming Lunch, Oct. 25th

Want to learn more about Hancock? The Welcoming Committee invites all who would like to learn more about Hancock Church to come to a small group lunch Sunday, October 25th following worship in the Kathie Stuart Room. This is a chance to meet some members and clergy and ask any questions about Hancock – where we’ve come from and what we hope for the future.  This is a casual, no-pressure opportunity to meet some people and get to know us better. Child care will be available. Also,...
Wheelchairs at Hancock Church!

Wheelchairs at Hancock Church!

Special thanks to American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) for donating two wheelchairs to Hancock! Kay Barney and Ted Bergey were so kind to deliver them to us last week. Hancock Church has a 27 year history with AMRF with active volunteers going to the warehouse in Brockton every Tuesday! These volunteers include David Hathaway, Dave Hamblin, Esther Castanheira, Pete Plank and Bill Bickford, Ted Bergey, and Kay Barney. Says Kay Barney, “We and the rest of the AMRF crew of volunteers and the AMRF staff...
Our 'Habitat for Hancock' Angels

Our ‘Habitat for Hancock’ Angels

Sixteen Habitat for Hancock angels put in 80 hours of volunteer work this four day weekend to completely renovate the dining room storage closet! The storage space was emptied, cleaned, patched, sanded, primed, painted, sorted, and reorganized from the ceiling to the floor, and a broken electrical outlet was replaced. It is now sparkling, fresh-smelling, safe, and very efficiently organized. Thank you angels so much for sharing your time and your talent. For the cost of one gallon of paint and a couple rollers, they were able to...
Discerning Hancock's Next Big Mission Focus

Discerning Hancock’s Next Big Mission Focus

A process of discernment has begun to identify the next mission focus for Hancock UCC. A task force has been appointed to create a process that will lead the congregation to awareness of God’s call to us. There will be many opportunities in the weeks ahead for all members and friends of Hancock to listen, learn and grow together as we seek to focus on a theme that will guide us.  A process of spiritual discernment will begin on October 25th. Here are the members of...
Confidence and Humility

Confidence and Humility

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “Confidence and Humility“. October 11, 2015 – Deuteronomy 30:11-20 https://youtu.be/dKLViOMisB4