Halloween Ministry Resources
Halloween is not a Christian holiday so believers need to work through issues related to it. These resources can help you do that as well as provide ideas for alternatives.
Click on a tab below to view a list of resources about Halloween's orgin, views toward it, alternatives to it, and ideas for children's ministry and other resources.
History of Halloween
- A Christian Perspective on the Holiday: History Page
- Christians and Halloween: The Pagan Origin of Halloween
- Halloween History
- Halloween Origins
- Halloween: the Meaning, History and Christian Response
- Origin of Halloween - Through the Years
- Origin of Halloween Colors
- What are the origins of Halloween?
- Christian Origins of Halloween pamphlet by Rose Publishing
- Facts on Halloween: What Christians Need to Know by John Ankerberg & John Weldon
- Halloween: What You Need to Know by Ron Rhodes
The Occult & Halloween
What are some alternative activities for Christians at Halloween?
- 4 Fall Festival Alternatives for Kids Ministry
- 5 Fun Halloween Alternatives
- 25 Great Ways to Redeem Halloween for Your Children's Ministry
- Christian Alternatives to Halloween
- Church Halloween Celebrations: why having fun and not sinning is not the point
- Five Halloween Alternatives: Fun ways to change the focus of this day
- Halloween Alternative Ideas for Family Fun
- Halloween Alternatives for Your Family
- Harvest Party Ideas
- Secrets to Planning a Wildly Successful Fall Festival
- What are some Christian Halloween ideas?
- Treasure Hunt: Finding All You Need in Jesus Fun Fall Fest for Families by Group Publishing
Children's Ministry Ideas and Resources for Teaching Children at Halloween
- Halloween: Is It for Real? by Harold Myra
- I'm Not Scared of Halloween Night by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton
- Let's Shine Jesus' Light on Halloween by Diane Stortz
- Mommy, Why Don't We Celebrate Halloween? by Linda Hacon Winwood
- The Pumpkin Gospel: A Story of a New Start with God by Dr. Mary Manz Simon
- The Pumpkin Gospel Board Book by Mary Manz Simon
- The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs
- Jesus in Me
- Shine the Light on Halloween (Elementary)
- Shine the Light on Halloween (Preschool)
- Shine the Light on Halloween (Preteen)
- Take the Scare Out of Halloween (Preteen)
- The Pumpkin Gospel Presentation
- Halloween Coloring Card
- Tracts: Go to 'Ideas' tab for tracts under 'Evangelism Ideas for Halloween Outreach'.
Devotionals, Sermons, Teaching Ideas for around the Halloween Holiday
- Halloween Is ...
- Halloween in Light of the Scriptures
- What Does the Bible Say About. . .? (scroll down a little on the page this takes you to)
Evangelism Ideas for Halloween Outreach
- The Pumpkin Gospel by Mary Manz Simon (for ages 3 and up)
- The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs (for children)
- A Halloween Quiz (pack of 25)
- A Halloween Tale Tract (pack of 25)
- A Pumpkin Maze Tract (pack of 25)
- Free Candy Halloween Tract by Memory Cross Cards (24 pack)
- Halloween: Steps To Peace With God Tract (pack of 25)
- Hidden Treat Tract (pack of 25)
- Light-Up-The-Night Tract (pack Of 25)
- The Perfect Pumpkin Tract (pack of 25)
- Trick or Truth Tract (pack of 25)
- You're One-of-a-Kind Tract (pack of 25)
Here's Help Thinking Through Views on Christians Celebrating Halloween
- A Look at Halloween
- Can Halloween Be an Entirely Innocent Practice?
- Christians and Halloween
- Halloween Alternatives? Join In? Totally Reject?
- Is Halloween a Witches' Brew?
- Matters of Opinion: Hallowing Halloween
- Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?
- Should Christians celebrate Halloween?
- Should Christians participate in the Halloween holiday?
- Tips for Bible Teachers Dealing with Issues About Halloween
- What about Halloween?
May good triumph over evil at this holiday and every day in your life and in those you serve. These Halloween ministry resources are merely a starting point to thinking about it. God Himself brings the victory through Christ Jesus.