Prepare to scare

message — Scaremare enlists student volunteers every October to create a haunted trail and house in order to present the gospel. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty will host annual Scaremare event to reach community Scaremare is slinking back into action Thursday, Oct. 9 and will continue to run every Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 9-25. Scaremare takes attendees on a journey, passing through creepy trails, dark woods and eventually entering the houses. According to Scaremare’s official …

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Scaremare staff celebrates salvations

Clowntown — The Scaremare staff hopes the event will grow. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Scaremare, Liberty University’s student-run Halloween evangelism outreach, had 25,315 people walk the trails and rooms associated with the event this year, while 3,422 people said they made a salvation decision for Christ, according to Richard Brown, an assistant professor of youth ministries. Scaremare took place on the nights of Oct. …

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Scaremare screams begin

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Liberty University crept its way into October with the opening of the 41st annual Scaremare Thursday, Oct. 10. The event, which draws tens of thousands of people each year, will run every Thursday through Saturday for the rest of the month. Scaremare is one of Liberty’s unique ways of bringing …

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Scaremare celebrates 40th year

Fright — Liberty students volunteer to be a part of a recently-expanded Scaremare that aims to share the gospel with those who come through. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Scaremare has returned to Lynchburg to spook thousands of inquisitive guests from across the region.

The ministry is celebrating 40 years of using its haunted fun house to present the gospel to thousands in the
Lynchburg area.

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Scaremare marks 40 years of frights

Fear — Scaremare combines Halloween scares with a Christian message. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Scaremare, the widely-known, annual Halloween evangelism outreach run by Liberty University, is almost ready for an opening night filled with fright. Opening Oct. 11, Scaremare prompts visitors to walk through woods crawling with men holding chainsaws and paintball guns before they walk through a house with multiple themed rooms. Visitors …

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Scaremare haunts again

The list of options for Liberty students to fulfill Christian and Community Service (CSER) requirements is always growing. Choices can include helping the elderly, tutoring kids from local schools — or in the month of October, chasing people around the woods with a chainsaw. From Oct. 13 to 29, hundreds …

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