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Matters of Faith

A church embraces ghouls, gingerly

At this Halloween bash, vampires need not apply

The Rev. John Gibbons checks one of the Halloween creatures at the First Parish in Bedford’s haunted house, backed up by Gene Kalb and Lisa Rubin. The Rev. John Gibbons checks one of the Halloween creatures at the First Parish in Bedford’s haunted house, backed up by Gene Kalb and Lisa Rubin. (Joanne Rathe/ Globe Staff)
By Erica Noonan
Globe Staff / October 18, 2009

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Enter the sanctuary at First Parish in Bedford on Saturday and you'll find classic horror films like "Frankenstein" and "The Fly" playing on one wall. You may need to step over a zombie or two to get to the series of nine themed rooms in which the Unitarian Universalist church's youth group will host its annual haunted house, expected to attract more than 1,000 visitors this month. (Full article: 963 words)

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