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Is your church.....Halloween

Does your church offer a Harvest Festival, or do they call it Halloween?
If they do, do they consider H'ween to be bad/evil/negative?

 
LadyCash

Asked by LadyCash at 2:45 AM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (11)
  • we had a "fall festival" this past weekend but it was obviously for Halloween. the decorations were Halloween, we did a trunk or treat, and there was Halloween related desserts and candy. my church has no hang ups about celebrating Halloween (if they did we wouldnt go there). when they first started doing it 10-15 years ago there were so more conservative ppl who didnt want it to have anything to do with Halloween, so as they've become more liberal they kept the name for tradition sake.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 7:11 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Don't go to church, but every church I know of calls it Halloween.
    Razelda

    Answer by Razelda at 2:49 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Halloween
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 6:02 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • My church isn't doing anything but they don't have a problem with Halloween. Some churches around here have Halloween things going on and I think they still call it Halloween.

    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 6:06 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • we're having a trunk-r-treat FOR halloween. (UMC)
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:39 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I'm not christian, but a lot of the churches in my town have a "fall festival" on Halloween. I usually take the kids to those and then trick or treating.
    circle_of_life

    Answer by circle_of_life at 9:25 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • My church puts on an awesome fall festival with trunk or treating. It's so much fun and it's safer then letting your kids walk around by themselves at night. Love it.
    fireeyes81

    Answer by fireeyes81 at 11:21 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Oh, and they encourage "appropriate" costumes. I assume they mean ones that are not associated with scary things like Freddy or something commonly associated with horror or evil, which doesn't bother me one bit!
    fireeyes81

    Answer by fireeyes81 at 11:22 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • My church has no issues with Halloween. I know the religious ed classes have a party this Sun and they dress up as their favorite saint (it's All Saints Day the next day). The youth groups carve jack o'lanterns and stuff, I think. They treat Halloween as it should be, the day before All Saints Day. No biggie.
    anime_mom619

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 1:22 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I'm not sure if they call it something different, but my church always does something for Halloween :)
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 1:47 PM on Oct. 26, 2010