Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

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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...
Disarming Pachelbel: Songs of Praise and Exaltation

Disarming Pachelbel: Songs of Praise and Exaltation

Disarming Pachelbel Songs of Praise and Exaltation! This year, A Joyful Noyse’s Advent concert will focus on a composer who is known by almost all for his Canon in D, but whose other works have been rarely performed or recorded. The early music ensemble is in residence at Hancock Church in Lexington and provides the church with service music as well as concerts of sacred and secular music. Born in 1655, in Nuremberg, Germany, Johann Pachelbel was extremely popular and respected in his own lifetime....
A Still Speaking God

A Still Speaking God

Hancock Church Sermon Rev. Dana Allen Walsh November 11, 2012 Isaiah 65:17-25 John 13:31-35 After searching the house for his father’s watch, a frantic rabbi collapsed in grief on the table, not believing he lost this priceless heirloom of great sentimental value. He looked everywhere and looked everywhere again. Finally, he prays intently, “Dear God, I’ve been your faithful servant for years. I’ve tried to follow all of your commandments, if it’s not too much to ask, help me find my father’s watch.” At which...
Musical guests join alternative worship at Hancock Church | Lexington Minuteman, October 18th 2012

Musical guests join alternative worship at Hancock Church | Lexington Minuteman, October 18th 2012

Lexington — Bluegrass? Jazz? Celtic? It’s all part of the sound at Worship @ The Well, the alternative worship service on Sunday evenings at 6:15 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. “People constantly ask me to describe the music for this service,” Music Director Mark Morgan said with a chuckle. “It defies categories. It’s an acoustic-rock-jazz-Celtic-world-bluegrass-country-gospel sort of thing!” Headlining The Well this fall are three special services featuring guest artists. Read more: Musical guests join alternative worship at Hancock Church – Lexington, MA –...