Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

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Sunday Survey Discussions in the Pearson Room

Sunday Survey Discussions in the Pearson Room

Dear Hancock Friends,   Thank you for responding to our survey concerning a possible change to Sunday morning activities.  We have heard your voices, and realize that the only appropriate next step is to talk together, before any decisions are made.  Carmen Kalsow, Paul Shafer, Andrew Harris and I will be available in the Pearson Room for conversation on the following days and times. Wednesday, June 1, 7:30 pm Sunday, June 5, 11:30 am Sunday, June 12, 11:30 am Sunday, June 12, 5:00 pm Tuesday, June 14,...
Matters of the Heart Concert

Matters of the Heart Concert

Amorous cantatas and arias of the baroque Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church The allure of romantic love as a subject for musical compositions flourished in the baroque era and even appeared in sacred works such as Handel’s oratorio Joshua, in which a romanticized love plot was added to feed the audience’s insatiable appetite for the subject. In no small part the subject matter of this music was popularized by the novelty of the...
Join our Hancock Family for the Boston Pride Parade June 11th!

Join our Hancock Family for the Boston Pride Parade June 11th!

We have a goal of having 30 walkers, and thus far, we have 20. help us reach our goal! For those who are interested we will worship together at Old South Church at 10am on the 11th, for their annual Pride worship service. This is a wonderful service that you don’t want to miss. Following the service we all file out and into the parade. This is a chance to embrace our new mission: One People One World, as well as a wonderful testimony to...
Spring Meeting Report 2016

Spring Meeting Report 2016

The Spring Meeting Report can be downloaded here: Spring Meeting 2016 (PDF). Limited copies will be available at the Spring Meeting on Sunday, May 22, 2016. If you would like one mailed to you, or you know someone who might like it mailed to them, please call the church office (781) 862-4220.
Community Garden Day at the Russell School, May 14

Community Garden Day at the Russell School, May 14

Join City Mission and The Russell School for Community Garden Day from 12-2pm, where we will plant new crops in preparation for harvest. The Russell School garden is a project that helps the students learn about ecology, agriculture, recycling, and composting. It also grows healthy food alternatives in an urban environment. You are welcome to bring garden tools, gloves, vegetable seeds and, of course, elbow grease to help complete the project.  A $20 per person participation fee is requested to sponsor this project. All ages...
May and June Interfaith Gardeners Needed

May and June Interfaith Gardeners Needed

Since 2010, Interfaith Garden volunteers have grown and delivered fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit to Lexington’s Food Pantry. Each growing season, volunteers of all ages from12 faith communities and also local service groups work and learn together while planting, tending and harvesting organically grown produce. Hancock Church provides volunteers once or twice a month, late March through October. Many families enjoy gardening together—and wheeling over carts of harvested produce to Lexington Food Pantry on Saturday mornings. Hancock teams will be working at the garden, located near Lexington Green, on: Saturday, May...
A New Sunday Schedule? Take Our Survey

A New Sunday Schedule? Take Our Survey

Dear Members and Friends, In order to maximize the number of exciting ways that you and new friends can experience the full life of Hancock on Sunday mornings, your ministers and ministers of music are recommending changes to our Sunday schedule, to begin in the fall. It would look something like this: 9:15-10:15 am – Our current morning worship service, including choirs and bells, in the sanctuary 10:30-11:15 am – “Second Hour” activities Coffee hour, Children’s music programs, Adult learning activities, Care support groups, Spiritual growth 11:30-12:15 – Worship @ the Well...
Warrant for Annual Meeting, Jan. 31st

Warrant for Annual Meeting, Jan. 31st

Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational Warrant for the 148th Annual Meeting Sunday, January 31, 2015 All members of the congregation are asked to attend the Annual Meeting, to be held at 11 AM in the Sanctuary immediately following morning worship, to consider and act upon the following: Article I         To receive the reports of the Officers responsible to the Membership Article II        To appropriate funds for current and other expenses Article III      To authorize the Treasurer to borrow up to $20,000 for current expense...
By Another Road

By Another Road

Rev. Barbara Callaghan preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “By Another Road”. January 10, 2016 – Matthew 2:1-12 https://youtu.be/QF3BcttYnTk
The End of the Beginning

The End of the Beginning

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches the Hancock Church Sunday sermon “The End of the Beginning”. January 3, 2016 – Matthew 25:31-46 https://youtu.be/xbWmT4hd9d0