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Celebration of Dana Allen Walsh's Ministry at Hancock Church! May 31st

Celebration of Dana Allen Walsh’s Ministry at Hancock Church! May 31st

UPDATE 5/7/2014 Memory Book Please send in your notes, cards, or photos with favorite memories and stories of Dana’s ministry at Hancock for a Memory Book which will be assembled and presented on May 31st. Mail or email items to Krystal in the church office (Krystal@hancockchurch.org) or drop them off in the boxes in the office and the Narthex, by Tuesday, May 27th. Gift for Dana and Sean We will send Dana and Sean off with a dining room table for their new parsonage. This...
Christ is Risen In Deed: Modern Stories of Resurrection

Christ is Risen In Deed: Modern Stories of Resurrection

Hancock Church Easter Sunday Sermon – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh – April 20, 2014 – Psalm 118:1-2, 18-24 – John 20:1-18 http://youtu.be/ty6r7K_OOZw  
Palm Sunday - Disciple's Perspectives

Palm Sunday – Disciple’s Perspectives

Hancock Church Sermon Matthew 21:1-11, Matthew 26:20-46 Nancy Rottman, HYG, Rev. Dana Allen Walsh, Rev. Paul Shupe
Schedule of Interim Plans 2014-15

Schedule of Interim Plans 2014-15

As of April 2014. After Dana Allen Walsh departs for her new call on June 1st, we’ll be entering an interim period of perhaps 9-15 months as we conduct a national search for our new Minister. Just to clear up any confusion, we’ve created a schedule of Interim Plans and Ministerial Duties: April 21-May 11: Paul will take part of his vacation time May 17: Andover-Newton Graduation Day: Pam Cochrane, Courtney Jones, Becca Lockwood, and Alex Shea Will will all graduate that day! May 31-June...
Interim Period starting June 1st

Interim Period starting June 1st

After Dana Allen Walsh departs for her new call on June 1, we’ll be entering an interim period of perhaps 9-15 months as we conduct a national search for our new Minister. What is happening to prepare for this? We are pleased to announce that Alex Shea Will and Pam Cochrane will become full-time Acting Ministers to serve Hancock during the interim. Read the official letter here: Letter of Interim Plans Paul Shupe will be taking several periods of sabbatical leave spread out over the...
Dana Allen Walsh, Senior Minister

Dana Allen Walsh, Senior Minister

Rev. Dana Allen Walsh has been called as the next Senior Minister of South Church in Andover, MA. It’s a large, vibrant, Open & Affirming, justice-focused congregation. After 303 years of ministry, she will be their first female senior minister! Dana’s last Sunday will be June 1st. We hope the next two months will give us enough time for good-byes. We will all miss her dearly, but no one deserves this opportunity more than she does! Planning is underway for a celebration of Dana’s ministry...
Ask, Seek, Knock

Ask, Seek, Knock

Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh – March 30, 2014 – Matthew 7:7-11 http://youtu.be/iigjrT6HsOw
A Way Into Prayer

A Way Into Prayer

A Way Into Prayer Lenten Devotional by Dana Allen Walsh Facebook.  Text Messages.  Emails.  Laundry.  Cooking. These are all things that get in the way of prayer for me.  All these things make me feel like I don’t have the time and energy to give to God in prayer. But perhaps what we can do as a prayer practice is note and write down all the things that seem to “get in the way of my prayer”.   And then we can ask the Holy...
Living Lent

Living Lent

The austere, self-denying days of Lent feel so foreign to us.  Our work, our appetite, our lifestyle drives us most days. We rarely say “no” to ourselves because we are so over-worked and exhausted that we don’t have the energy for self-discipline.  We don’t have the energy for early morning prayer.  We don’t have the time to fast, meditate, or read our Bibles. But what would it look like to re-order our days?  Even if it’s for this season of Lent.  After Easter, we can...
God's Transforming Light

God’s Transforming Light

Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh – March 2, 2014 – Matthew 17:1-9 http://youtu.be/6nuVH5-u-pE