Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Volunteer or Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico

Volunteer or Contribute to Lexington Unites for Puerto Rico

  Donate now! A Container of Mercy Hancock Church, in partnership with the Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association, is leading a Lexington-wide drive to fill a 40’ shipping container with relief supplies for the people of Puerto Rico, and to gather monetary donations to purchase generators, bottled water, and water cisterns and water filters.  Hancock Church will underwrite the cost of packing and shipping the container to Puerto Rico. Trustworthy Partners in Puerto Rico The Third Presbyterian Church in Aguadilla and the Centro Cristiano de Restauracion in Cabo Rojo were...
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...