• Lisa Metzger

Reformation Day Activities


REPOSTED FROM: October 15, 2010


Our family does not take part in Halloween celebrations for many reasons (our views summed up here), but we do take part in Reformation Day, which is celebrated on October 31st. Our family plans for and looks forward to this day. If you, too, would like to learn more about this church holiday, below are some websites that will help you plan your own Reformation Day activities with your children. If you, too, choose not to celebrate Halloween and would like to explain to your children WHY you do this, here are 2 great books. Halloween - Is It For Real? and Mommy, Why Don't We Celebrate Halloween


Philippians 4:8 ~ Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.


Matthew 5:14-16 ~ You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.


Websites with More Info

Reformation Day A history of Reformation Day

Reformation Day This is from sundayschoollessons.com

Reformation Day October 31st or December 10? An interesting article


Books

Book: Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World by Paul L. Maier

Book: The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs

Book: Mommy, Why Don't We Celebrate Halloween? by Linda Hacon Winwood


Devotional/Sermon/Teaching Ideas

Article: Halloween in Light of the Scriptures

Article: What Does the Bible Say About. . .?

Leaflet: Halloween Leaflet - Light-Up-the-Night

Tracts: Halloween Tracts


History of Halloween

Article: A Christian Perspective on the Holiday: History Page


Satanism & Halloween

Article: The Dark Side of Halloween


Christians Celebrating Halloween

Article: Should Christians participate in the Halloween holiday?

Book: Halloween, Is It for Real? by Harold Myra


Lisa Metzger

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