Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Hancock Church Presents 14th Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert

Hancock Church Presents 14th Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert

The handbell choirs of Hancock Church present the Fourteenth Annual Patriots’ Day Handbell Concert of patriotic and American music on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The concert is light-hearted and family-friendly and includes music played on 5 octaves of hand bells and hand chimes by ringers young and old, sure to please listeners of all ages: Broadway hits, American gospel, spirituals, and patriotic songs. The concert is planned to begin at the end of the Road Race and just before Paul...
This Friday! Morning Glory Ringers Christmas Concert, 12/11, 10am

This Friday! Morning Glory Ringers Christmas Concert, 12/11, 10am

MORNING GLORY RINGERS will present their Fifth Annual Weekday HOLIDAY HANDBELL CONCERT on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 10-11 am. “Ring in the Holiday Spirit!” will feature popular and classical holiday pieces as well as Sing-along favorites, all played on 4 octaves of handbells and chimes. Pieces will include such holiday favorites as Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Carol of the Bells, White Christmas, and Trepak from The Nutcarcker. This concert is designed for seniors, senior living communities, home-schooled children, preschools, and families with preschoolers who...
Join a Handbell Group!

Join a Handbell Group!

Hancock Church Handbell Programs 2015-2016 THE HANCOCK JUNIOR HANDBELL CHOIR is a beginning group for third to sixth graders, meeting on Wednesday afternoons during the school year. Learning handbell and musical skills becomes fun and games as students work as a team to create music. Music education without sitting still or struggling to get your child to practice! Marilyn Becker, director. Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm beginning 9/23/2015.   MARTING TO GLORY RINGERS is an intergenerational handbell choir for middle school, high school, and adult ringers of all...
Patriot's Day Handbell Concert, April 20, 11:15am

Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert, April 20, 11:15am

The Handbell Program at Hancock Church presents their 12th Annual Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert of Patriotic and American Music in the sanctuary on Monday April 20, 2015 at 11:15- 12noon. The music is rung on 5 octaves of English handbells by ringers of all ages in a program that is light-hearted and family-friendly. You’ll find yourself swaying to upbeat music of America, including patriotic favorites, spirituals, marches, movie tunes, and music of George Gershwin. Suggested donation is $3 per person to benefit the Handbell Scholarship Fund....
Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

Junior Handbell Choir is Moving to Wednesdays!

The Junior Handbell Choir is moving their rehearsals to Wednesday s starting September 24th. The weekday rehearsal time will give us a more consistent weekly rehearsal day and also make it possible for Marilyn Becker, our Associate Music Director, to lead the group. Junior Handbells is open to children entering 3rd through 5th grade. No musical experience is necessary. We will learn how to ring handbells and develop music reading skills, all in a fun, supportive environment. Marilyn has years of experience working with children...
Patriot's Day Handbell Concert: Monday, April 15th, 11:15am

Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert: Monday, April 15th, 11:15am

The Handbell Program at Hancock Church presents their 11th Annual Patriot’s Day Handbell Concert of American Music in the sanctuary at 1912 Mass Ave, Lexington, MA (the stone church across from the Battle Green) on Monday April 15 at 11:15- 12noon. The music is rung on English handbells in a program that is light-hearted and family-friendly. You’ll find yourself swaying to upbeat music of America, including patriotic favorites, spirituals, ragtime, marches, Disney tunes, and music of Irving Berlin and George Cohan. Admission is $3 per...
Ringing in the Season: two Holiday Concerts at Hancock

Ringing in the Season: two Holiday Concerts at Hancock

The Handbell Choirs will offer two Holiday Concerts this year.  The theme for both concerts is “Holiday Favorites From the Old Country–Music of Central and Eastern Europe”.  Musical selections includes secular, sacred, and classical pieces such as Carol of the Bells, “Trepak” from the Nutcracker, and Troika by Prokofiev. Our MC will delight you with tantalizing tidbits of information about our carols and bells. Treat yourself, your family, and your friends to an enchanting hour of holiday cheer and the magic sparkle of bells this...