Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Concert Series 2017-2018

2017-2018 November 12 at 2:00 p.m. Bay Colony Brass War and Peace – Music of Conflict and Celebration ranges from the grandeur of Walton’s Crown Imperial and the realities of conflict in Britten’s Russian Funeral Music, to meditations on peacemaking like Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral and Barber’s Mutations on Bach. The Bay Colony Brass will perform a wide-ranging landscape of works for large brass ensemble. Bay Colony Brass is one of the few large brass ensembles (or brass choirs) of its kind in the United States. Composed of twenty players, the group performs a broad...
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
2015 Concert Series Press Release

2015 Concert Series Press Release

Tribute to Leonard Bernstein to Launch 5th Season of Hancock Concert Series LEXINGTON, MA–Choirs, brass, bells, early music, vocal music, and a spectacular new piano trio are all on the roster for this fall’s Hancock Concert Series. Celebrating its 5th season, this year’s season is bigger and better than ever. The Series is sponsored by, and held at, the beautifully renovated and fully accessible Hancock Church on Lexington’s historic battle green. ‘To celebrate our new building, we have planned  our biggest Series yet,” says Director of...
I Will Be Who I Will Be

I Will Be Who I Will Be

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “I Will Be Who I Will Be”. October 4, 2015 – Exodus 3:1-14 https://youtu.be/OoYgVgHiNV0
Sing at Hancock!

Sing at Hancock!

Chancel Choir is Back! Seeking Singers in all Parts! Our Chancel Choir is back fro another great year and we’re looking for more singers in each section–especially SOPRANOS AND ALTOS! Choral singing is great for both the soul and the body (the latter clinically proven!) Even if you haven’t sung in years, give us a try! No audition required–just show up on Thursday night at 7:30 in the choir room on the lower level. High school students are also welcome to join us! Singers need not be members of the...