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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 Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Concert Series Presents:  ​Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna Vivaldi: Spring from the Four Seasons Sunday, May 15th at 9:45 a.m.  Hancock’s Chancel Choir will be accompanied by our 23 piece, professional Cantata Orchestra in Morten Lauridsen’s stunningly beautiful work Lux Aeterna. One of the most popular choral works of the past 20 years, this Grammy award winning piece is alternately reflective, soaring, and joyous as it celebrates those that have gone on before us and will be woven through the service. “This is truly...
Hancock Talk Series

Hancock Talk Series

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 at Hancock United Church of Christ. Hancock talks is on Wednesday evenings. Please join us at our upcoming events: April 27th, 7:00-8:30 PM Dr. Robert Stern “Alzheimer’s Disease 2016: Reasons to Hope” Aired live on Lex Media May 25th, 7:00-8:30 Dr. Annabel Beerel...
New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

The Hancock Concert Series Presents Sunday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m. New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices The haunting sound of a Cherokee flute draws us deep into the mountains and valleys of Appalachia as we perform art song, sacred song, and folk songs from the heart of the mountains. Join Director of Music  Mark Morgan and sopranos Jeanne Lucas and Kaja Fickes, accompanied by Sarah Koonce (piano) and Elke Jahns (Cherokee and western flutes)  for this eclectic journey. Featured will be Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915, songs by...
The Jameson Singers

The Jameson Singers

  Hancock Concert Series PresentsThe Jameson Singers: Celebrations and Lamentations Saturday, April 16th at 4:00 p.m.Join the Jameson Singers for a memorable musical journey to the land of Byrd, Weelkes, Pearsall, Vaughan Williams, Britten and other masters from the English songbook.The Jameson Singers’ upcoming concert features an unusual and richly-varied program. The theme is Celebrations and Lamentations from the British Isles. There will be lamentations a-plenty: a Byrd motet mourning the destruction of Jerusalem, Weelkes’ moving portrait of Absalom keening over the loss of his...
One People One World

One People One World

One People, One World: Breaking Barriers, Creating Community A proposed mission focus for Hancock Church 2016-2019 Download the PDF here: one people one world  
On The Edge

On The Edge

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “On The Edge”. January 31, 2016 – Luke 2:21-30 https://youtu.be/3UXc_T2ytuo
Stewardship 2016: Live the Promise

Stewardship 2016: Live the Promise

UPDATE for 1/20/2016 As of Jan. 17, 2016, here’s where we stand: Hancock members and friends substantially increased support for 2016: 198 pledges received as of 1/17/16. This is an approximately 80% response rate to our pledge packet mailing and 12 fewer people than we heard from in 2015. The overall average pledge for 2016 is $3,596. 30 new pledges for 2016 (people who did not pledge in 2015), with an average first-time pledge of $1,322. 82 members and friends increased pledges since 2015, with...
Advent Blog: Yesterday's Pain

Advent Blog: Yesterday’s Pain

YESTERDAY’S PAIN by Ann Weems   Some of us walk into Advent tethered to our unresolved yesterdays the pain still stabbing the hurt still throbbing. It’s not that we don’t know better; It’s just that we can’t stand up anymore by ourselves. On the way to Bethlehem. will you give us a hand?   Tethered to our unresolved yesterdays. What a lovely way to say we’re stuck in our past. I would dare to say that in some ways, big for some of us this...
Brass, Bells, and Carols! Hancock Concert Series in the Minuteman

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