Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Blues Gospel at the Well

Blues Gospel at the Well

On March 5 at 12:00 p.m. the first Sunday in Lent, Worship at the Well will feature music by our own nine-piece River Rock Band. They’ll be playing a range of blues styles from traditional gospel blues to contemporary songs by Buddy Miller and Susan Werner. Featured will be band regulars Bobby Faria (electric guitar and sax), Patrice Williamson and Meg Stone (vocals), and guest blues harmonica player Ralph Rosen. The Rev. Barbara Callaghan will preach from the Gospel of Matthew about “relevant fasting.” We will explore what are things that...
6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

Celtic Night @the Well with Special Guests The Heaton’s and Skyloom Dance! Join us on Sunday June 5th at 6:15 in Clark Hal for Celtic Night at Worship@The Well. Special guests Shannon and Matt Heaton will be joining our River Rock Band, and our own Skyloom Sacred Dance will be leading worship with us as well. A terrific night to invite a friend, neighbor, or co-worker to! Informal, with communion and the sharing of joys and concerns. Come join us!
song of the week: Praise to the Lord

song of the week: Praise to the Lord

January 26, 2014 This week’s Worship @the Well: The River Rock Band returns with award winning jazz vocalist Patrice Williamson leading the way in music to lift the soul from a variety of genre. Check out this week’s featured song from the Band: “Praise to the Lord”.
Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Last Sunday we had our first Blessing of the Animals service at Worship @the Well. We’re so happy so many of you came out with your dogs, cats, rabbits, and even a a guinea pig! We hope everyone left feeling refreshed and ready for the fall. Visit our facebook page to see more!
Hancock's First Blessing of the Animals

Hancock’s First Blessing of the Animals

Together, we will celebrate the importance of animals in our lives and give thanks for the wonder of God’s creation. Bring your pet and your family to a special service of prayer, blessing, and readings. All animals are welcome! Pet treats and human treats will be provided! Blessing of the Animals Sunday, September 8 Opening Night at Worship @the Well Clark Hall Worship @the Well is a Family Friendly, Thoughtful, and Progressive evening service grounded in scripture. Come and enjoy the eclectic music to rock...
"Oh Mary" by the River Rock Band

“Oh Mary” by the River Rock Band

Just because the Well is on hold doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the sounds of the River Rock Band! The Well is Sunday evenings at 6:15 pm in Clark Hall. Worship @the Well is on hold for the summer but will start up again September 8th. Oh Mary by the River Rock Band
Holy Week at Hancock

Holy Week at Hancock

The heart of Christian faith is experienced in compressed fashion during the seasons of Lent and Easter.  During Lent we remember the life and teachings of Jesus, and Easter is the culmination of God’s work in and through his death and resurrection.  And all comes together in Holy Week, the eight days between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.  We hope that you will join us often for worship during these days. If you are thinking of joining us for the first time during Holy Week,...
Upcoming opportunities for Newcomers at Hancock!

Upcoming opportunities for Newcomers at Hancock!

“Welcome to Hancock” Newcomers Dinner Sunday January 27th The Welcoming Committee invites you to learn more about Hancock at a “Welcome to Hancock” Newcomers Dinner Sunday January 27th at 5pm in the church Dining Room. This event is an opportunity to meet others in the church in an informal setting, discover the church’s activities, its structure and mission, and what it means to be a member.   You are welcome to attend if you are new to Hancock or have been at Hancock for many months...

The River Rock Band & the Well: Finding a New/Old Music Aesthetic For Worship

Director of Music Mark Morgan talks about Worship @the Well and finding the right music.     In the spring of 2009, our Senior Minister, Paul Shupe, asked me if I would take over the music for the Sunday evening service that had begun that year. I had been rather dreading the request for multiple reasons and I’m sure was somewhat less than enthusiastic in my response at the time. My hesitation extended from personal reasons: doing two completely different services each week is time...