Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

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Hancock Talks, May 25, 7pm

Hancock Talks, May 25, 7pm

Hancock Talks Hancock Talks is a free lecture series open to the public, with a focus on the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of older adults in our community. It is funded by a grant from the Dana Home Foundation and hosted in the Sanctuary at Hancock United Church of Christ. The Next talk in the series will be Wednesday, May 25th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Living Your Unlived Life; If Not Now, When? Dr. Annabel Beerel She’s the professor you wished you had in...
Hancock Women's Retreat 2016

Hancock Women’s Retreat 2016

Hancock’s Womens Retreat 2016, Going Deeper: Cultivating Spiritual Friendships. Led by Rev. Barbara Callaghan and Nancy Rottman, May 6th & 7th Miramar Retreat Center in Duxbury. MA  Sign Up for the Retreat Here!  
Hancock's First Men's Retreat! Nov. 14

Hancock’s First Men’s Retreat! Nov. 14

Meeting. Eating. Mentoring, Working. All men are invited to the 2015 Hancock Men’s Retreat, to be held at Hancock, Saturday, November 14, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.  We’ll make and eat breakfast together, spend time reflecting on the mentors, teachers and guides of our lives, and engage in an after-lunch service project on our church building.  The cost is $15.00 to cover food. Sign up outside of Paul’s office or at Coffee Hour on Sundays. If you have any questions, please ask Nate Martin, rocknate@gmail.com; Craig Zaehring, craig@craigzaehring.com; Paul Shupe,paul@hancockchurch.org....
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...
"Getting Real with God" a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

“Getting Real with God” a Mini-Lenten Retreat, Mar. 14

Join Student Minister Nancy Rottman for a mini-retreat during Lent: Getting Real with God: Reclaiming the Christian Spiritual Practice of Lament NOTE: The Lenten Mini-Retreat has been changed from Friday and Saturday to just Saturday. Saturday, March 14, 8am-2pm Pearson Room Saturday morning coffee, and lunch provided. Join Student Minister Nancy Rottman for a mini-retreat during Lent to learn more about the power of lament to deepen our relationship with God and one another. During our time together we’ll explore the history of lament within Christian...
Introduction to Children's Christian Education and Christian Service

Introduction to Children’s Christian Education and Christian Service

Nominating Committee Highlights Children’s Christian Education and Christian Service Hancock Church is a community. Communities support one another. Participation in the work of the church is the quickest way to get to know one another and to be in a position to support one another. Over the next few weeks, the Nominating Committee will be discussing the work performed by the committees of Hancock Church. Please, as you read these notes, consider what gifts you have to contribute to the Hancock community and choose some...
Listen Learn Pray - Pearson Room Sessions

Listen Learn Pray – Pearson Room Sessions

“Listen. Learn. Pray.”  Your Offering. Our Theme. On Faith Promise Sunday in 2013, we circled words describing how we offer ourselves to Hancock beyond our financial contributions. The top three words circled were: Listen, Learn, and Pray. In one sense, they’re simply verbs. They’re likely things we do often without giving them too much thought. However, we must remember that Listening, Learning, and Praying, are powerful acts with the ability to affect change in our hearts, in our churches, and in the world. With that in mind,...
Summer Pastor's Class 2014

Summer Pastor’s Class 2014

Back by popular demand, the weekly “Pastor’s Class” will return for our summer theme. Working in tandem with Alex, Craig Zaehring has stepped up to lead the group in thoughtful conversation. The class will resume on Sunday, June 29th at 9:00 AM in Pearson. This group will continue throughout the summer based on interest from the congregation, so be sure to join us each week for a discussion of that morning’s scripture and Biblical character. On the 29th we’ll begin our time together exploring the...
New Adult Education Class: Learning in the Living Room

New Adult Education Class: Learning in the Living Room

New Adult Ed Class: Learning in the Living Room Every Wednesday, 7:30-9 pm, Sept 25 through Nov 6   This fall, the Adult Education Committee is offering six Wednesday evening house gatherings as an opportunity for learning and fellowship. A different member of our staff will lead each gathering. We will cover a different topic every week, begin with a brief overview and then continue with a discussion. You are welcome to come to one gathering, a few, or all six! No homework and no...