Sleepy Hollow Church Rejects Halloween Wedding

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A church made famous by Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, has rejected a couple's request to hold a Halloween-themed wedding. When the pastor discovered the bride planned to wear a black veil and walk down the aisle to the theme music from The Addams Family, he balked. He did offer to perform the ceremony in the cemetary.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Maybe the Old Dutch church in the legendary Sleepy Hollow should've seen it coming when a couple signed up to get married on Halloween. But when the pastor discovered that the bride planned to wear a black veil, carry a bouquet studded with skulls, and walk down the aisle to "The Addams Family" theme song, he canceled. The pastor said the historic church was no place for a costume party. He did offer to perform the ceremony in the cemetery.


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