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 "service"
Hancock in Ft. Wayne!

Hancock in Ft. Wayne!

Amy and Lisle Swanson, and Scott Martin are back from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where they built homes with Blitz Home Builders and Habitat for Humanity. Despite rain delays and wet mud, it looks like they were able to get the roofs on all of the houses! Read their blog and see the pictures of the homes they built in 10 days!  http://hucc-ft-wayne.blogspot.com/ They even had a  small TV spot on the local news! Click on the picture below to watch!
HUCC Builds in Ft. Wayne

HUCC Builds in Ft. Wayne

Three Hancock members are in Fort Wayne, Indiana building homes with Blitz Home Builders and Habitat for Humanity. Amy and Lisle Swanson, and Scott Martin are over there right now. Read their blog here: http://hucc-ft-wayne.blogspot.com/ The local news also covered the work they’re doing down there right now! Apparently Amy and Lisle Swanson make cameos, but you have to look for their light blue hats.
Interfaith Garden: A Great Family Outing!

Interfaith Garden: A Great Family Outing!

Last Sunday, Hancock Church children, youth and adults stopped by Interfaith Garden to see what’s growing. All learned more about growing vegetables, herbs and fruit-from seed or seedling and tending to harvest. Interfaith Garden volunteering makes an ideal family outing. Kids enjoy gardening alongside people of all ages-and wheeling produce-filled carts to Lexington’s Food Pantry on Saturday mornings during harvest season! Hancock Church teams work twice a month in the garden, from late March through October. Parking is available at First Parish Church. No green...
Interfaith Garden Blessings & Celebration, May 18th

Interfaith Garden Blessings & Celebration, May 18th

Dear Friends, I would like to invite you all back to the Garden on Sunday, 5/18th at 2pm for a special event to celebrate our 5th season. Clergy from around Lexington will be there to participate and deliver Blessings for the Garden. There will be some refreshments as well as an opportunity for folks to create their own blessing by decorating blank 12″ wooden stakes with blessings or garden motifs. One side will have the handcrafted blessings and the other blank side allows us to...
Support Lift Up Lexington

Support Lift Up Lexington

The Hancock Christian Service Committee is requesting immediate support to Lift Up Lexington by launching a Families In Transition (FIT) program. Our purpose is to assist in long-term support of currently 18+ families in the Lexington area that are living in Emergency housing. CSC is coordinating efforts with our Hancock Lift Up Lexington team leads Nicole Locher and Kelley Littlewood and the Interfaith Clergy. We are seeking monies for basic needs such as groceries, hot meals at local churches, laundry items, transportation to grocery stores...
Interfaith Garden Rolls Out!

Interfaith Garden Rolls Out!

April is National Garden Month, a perfect time to volunteer at Interfaith Garden! Hancock gardeners are scheduled to work on Saturday, April 5, 9-10:30am Tuesday, April 15, 4:30-6pm. Interfaith Garden welcomes new volunteers and all ages. No prior experience is necessary. All tools are supplied. Parking is available behind First Parish Church. Curious about organic farming? Want to meet other volunteers from local faith communities who are committed to raising fresh produce for Lexington’s Food Pantry? Visit interfaithgarden.org or contact Amy Swanson at amy.swanson@rcn.com, or...
Indoor/Outdoor Work Day: April 12

Indoor/Outdoor Work Day: April 12

Indoor/Outdoor Work Day Apr 12, 9am Indoor/Outdoor Work Day Saturday, April 12th from 9am-1pm. Join members from the Prudential Committee for a spring work day. No special skills required! Many hands make light work. Weather permitting we will have a few outdoor projects as well. Refreshments provided. Come for all or part of the day. Look for us in the Pearson Room. Contact Prudential Committee member Susan McClements with any questions: skmcclements@gmail.com.
Flower Deliveries

Flower Deliveries

Give a Sign of God’s Love Every Sunday, the beautiful flowers that adorn the chancel, pulpit and lectern are given in memory of a person loved by a member of our congregation. After we are blessed with their beauty, one person volunteers to make a few small bouquets for delivery to our members who could use a small sign of love. No special skills or words are required, just an open heart and a small amount of your time. If you’d like to volunteer, contact...