Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class

Music in Social Justice Movements Class Offered Why is music such a powerful tool for protest and social justice?  How has it played a role in nonviolent resistance movements? Drawing on theories from the fields of nonviolent conflict, music therapy, and social change, this new class will delve into inspirational cases from around the world, yesterday and today. It is being offered free of charge to the community by Hancock Church, and will take place over three successive sessions in March. Taught by Dr. Elke...
Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

Not Too Late to Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico!

  Donate now! A Container of Mercy During this Advent season we are filled with gratitude for the many contributions to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico.  The 45-foot container truck departed Lexington on November 14 filled with humanitarian aid for our friends in Puerto Rico.  The container arrived in the Port of San Juan on Thursday, November 30. Carmen Ramos-Kalsow, Susan McClements, and Robin DiGiammarino traveled to Puerto Rico to ensure the delivery of the humanitarian aid to our trusted partners in Aguadilla and Cabo Rojo, two...
Screening and Discussion of Waking in Oak Creek

Screening and Discussion of Waking in Oak Creek

On Wednesday, January 27 at 6pm, community action group BRIDGES is hosting a screening and discussion of the film Waking in Oak Creek at the Depot in Lexington Center. This is a community action event and will be attended by community leaders, government officials, and the general public. This event will include a panel discussion to follow, facilitated by Patrice O’Neill, Executive Producer and CEO of Not In Our Town Productions. Film subjects Pardeep Kaleka and Arno Michaelis will be in attendance. RSVP is requested...
Concord Prison Outreach 2015

Concord Prison Outreach 2015

Concord Prison Outreach is an organization of citizens from Concord and surrounding communities who work with the inmates of Concord Reformatory and the Northeastern Correctional Center on many projects one of which is the presentation of small gift bags for the inmates at Christmas time.   The items must be those described in the list below as no deviation is allowed by the prison authorities. Although the list may seem sparse, these are often the only holiday remembrances that many inmates receive. That the recipients are...

HEAT Open Meeting, 11/16

HEAT After Church Program This Sunday, 11:15am in Kathie Stuart We are all seeing storms get fiercer, droughts affecting our farms, and ice melting in the Arctic. We wonder how we are going to pay for all the damage from the storms and still make changes to our infrastructure if things keep getting worse. If you are as concerned as I, come hear what several members of our church have been doing to reduce their use of fossil fuels. We will hear about: Using heat...
We explore faith, seek justice, and pursue the Common Good.

We explore faith, seek justice, and pursue the Common Good.

My Spiritual Compass… Hancock is where I truly feel welcomed and accepted for who I am: a learner, a believer and a seeker.  My community of faith is a blessing, a joy, and an anchor in my life.    When my spiritual compass is upside down and backward, I know, through service, conversation, and prayer, I will be guided to what is right, what is possible, and what is just.  I am lucky to worship  with many whom I consider to be inspiring role models, many...