Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

781-862-4220 | office@hancockchurch.org

An Open and Affirming Church!

Posts tagged "hancockchurch"
Happy Birthday Teenage Jesus

Happy Birthday Teenage Jesus

Andrew Harris preaches the Hancock Church sermon “Happy Birthday Teenage Jesus”. December 27, 2015 – Luke 2:41-52 https://youtu.be/iudDMyhH2WU
A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse, an early music ensemble in residence at Hancock Church, celebrates the music of German composer Dietrich Buxtehude this Saturdaywith a program titled From Advent to Christmas. At turns upbeat and meditative, this  beautiful music from the 17th century will take the audience on a journey through the advent season of preparation to the joy of Christmas and wish us all a  happy new year. The program is part of the Hancock Concert Series and takes place on Saturdayevening at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Dietrich Buxtehude (ca. 1637-1707) was famous as a composer and performer of...
Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

This month in HYG we had an interesting discussion that I thought I’d share. In the spirit of the Christmas season, we watched a bunch of commercials and, specifically, we looked at what the commercials were selling. We watched a Coke commercial where Coke made everyone in the world happy, a gum commercial where the gum plays an integral role in a couple falling in love, and a JetBlue commercial that promised luxury, comfort, and security. These commercials lead us to believe that happiness, love,...
Christmas Eve Services for 2015

Christmas Eve Services for 2015

  Join us on Thursday, December 24, 2015 for one of our Christmas Eve services with traditional candlelighting, music, and storytelling.   5:00 p.m. Family Service Brass and organ accompany our lessons and carols, along with O Holy Night and our candlelit singing of Silent Night.  8:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols Our Chancel Choir and harp lead us in lessons and carols. 11: 00 p.m. Candlelight Communion The River Rock Band and special guests bring us contemporary and timeless setting of carols and songs, leading...
O, We of Little Faith

O, We of Little Faith

Andrew Harris preaches Hancock Church’s Sunday sermon “O, We of Little Faith”. June 7, 2015 – Matthew 6:25-34 https://youtu.be/PDqZE90qZxw
10th Annual Lexington Interfaith Choral Festival!

10th Annual Lexington Interfaith Choral Festival!

  UPDATE 3/31/2015: Due to snow, the Choral Festival was rescheduled for April 12, 3pm. LEXINGTON, MA—10 choirs from Lexington will be raising their voices together in the 10th Annual Lexington Choral Festival on Sunday, February 8th at 3:00 p.m. hosted by Hancock Church. This year’s Festival features choirs from 10 area churches and temples with over 200 singers participating. Admission is free and open to the public. The Lexington Choral Festival was first held February 26, 2006 at the First Baptist Church of Lexington....
Casting Out Demons

Casting Out Demons

Alex Shea Will preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon on Climate Change titled “Casting Out Demons”. February 8, 2014 – Mark 1:29-39 http://youtu.be/OlvO9nwiLkc
Becoming Disciples

Becoming Disciples

Rev. Paul Shupe preaches Sunday’s Hancock Church sermon titled “Becoming Disciples”. January 25, 2014 – Psalm 62:5-12 Mark 1:14-20 http://youtu.be/YMHiPJuDK30
Introduction to Adult Ed and Parish Life Committees

Introduction to Adult Ed and Parish Life Committees

The Nominating Committee will have a series of announcements to introduce the various committees of the church! The first two are Adult Education and Parish Life. When Jesus was baptized by John, he became a member of the community that had formed around John. When we are baptized, we join a long line of brothers and sisters who were baptized by other brothers and sisters who were baptized by other brothers and sisters all the way back to John. In a sense, Jesus is our...