Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

Spring Clean and Donate to the Russell School

On behalf of the Russell Elementary School in Dorchester and the Christian Service Committee, we would like to thank you for all of the donations we have received to date. This is an ongoing ministry of Hancock Church. Six Hancock members visited the Russell School on April 11 and found the school could use a variety of items. Do you have anything at your house you could donate?  Is it time to spring clean and give away the sports equipment, clothes, books, toys and art...
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...
Blessing of Backpacks Sept 7

Blessing of Backpacks Sept 7

Sunday, September 7 at 10 am We will bless the backpacks before delivering them to Russell Elementary School. Have your kids bring their own backpacks to be blessed for the upcoming school year! Backpack drive from August 10 – September 21 Please consider donating a new backpack for a Russell Elementary School student. Drop off backpacks or donate money. Look for us at coffee hour or drop off your donation to the church office. Make checks payable to Hancock Church, memo “backpacks.” All items will...
Faith In Action: Hancock Visits the Russell School in Dorchester

Faith In Action: Hancock Visits the Russell School in Dorchester

Hancock Church has worked on several projects this past year to benefit the Russell School through our relationship with City Mission Society. Gwyn Rohrer wrote up a great Faith In Action story about their last visit, and what the Russell School has been able to achieve for their students. Good morning! This past week the Christian Service Committee had the great opportunity to visit the Russell Elementary School in Dorchester. Many of you might have read about this school earlier this month in the Boston...