10 Ideas for Your Christmas Eve Service

Found in Tips and Tricks, Top Lists from The Skit Guys Blog. Posted on December 06 2011.

Looking to add a little drama to your Christmas Eve service? Or maybe even your Christmas Day service? We have a lot of Christmas videos and Christmas skits on our site that you can show and perform during this season, but we know there are some that are just better than others for your Christmas Eve service. We've done the research and testing at our Skit Guys Labs and have put together a list of 10 videos and scripts that we think you should consider using this Christmas.

Christmas Candlelight Service Christmas Candlelight Service Video

The Skit Guys help shed some light on the significance of the candlelight service. This video includes 4 different endings that can be used to promote or introduce your Candlelight service.


Emmanuel, God With Us: A Responsive Reading Emmanuel, God With Us: A Responsive Reading Script

Celebrate our Savior’s birth in your worship service with this responsive reading, and remember all that God has done for us through His Son Jesus!

Characters: 3
Length: 2-4 minutes

The Innkeeper’s Dilemma The Innkeeper’s Dilemma Video

Looking for the perfect addition to your Christmas or Advent program? Tommy and Eddie have the perfect video for you! Get this new video of “The Innkeeper’s Dilemma”, which tells the story of Stuart, an innkeeper, and his quest to find meaning in his life. Along the way, he encounters a guest, a shepherd, and a wise man who help him see that God has provided purpose in the little baby that has been born in the stable. Stuart (Eddie James) tells the story of the strange night at the inn as he encounters the different characters (Tommy Woodard) that detail the biblical story of Christ’s birth.


Tell Me the Story Tell Me the Story Script

This monologue, designed to be presented on Christmas Eve before the story of Jesus’ birth is shared, expresses through one voice the many thoughts and feelings of those who are drawn to Christmas.

Characters: 1
Length: 3-5 minutes

He Came To Get Messy He Came To Get Messy Video

Do you ever feel that God is nowhere near and can’t understand your pain? Over 2000 years ago, Jesus, God’s Son, came into the world, not as royalty but as a baby born in a stable full of muck and animals. In this video Tommy reminds us with powerful imagery of the sacrifice that Jesus made by humbling himself to become one of us. It was a dirty job and he didn’t have to do it…but the world is changed because he did.


Christmas Eve Opener Christmas Eve Opener Script

This is a fun way to start your Christmas Eve service and to get your congregation warmed up a for a time of celebration.

Length: 2-3 minutes

He Came to Get Messy He Came to Get Messy Script

Do you ever feel that God is nowhere near and can’t understand your pain? Over 2000 years ago, Jesus, God’s Son, came into the world, not as royalty but as a baby born in a stable full of muck and animals. This script reminds us of the sacrifice that Jesus made by humbling himself to become one of us. It was a dirty job and he didn’t have to do it…but the world is changed because he did.

Characters: 1
Length: 4-6 minutes

What’s Missing? What’s Missing? Script

A series of examples and questions to cause the listeners to consider if there is a void in their lives and to consider Jesus as the Author and Finisher of their faith.

Characters: 2
Length: 4-6 minutes

The Birth of Christ: Responsive Reading The Birth of Christ: Responsive Reading Script

From Luke 2, the story of Christ is read with verses of praise in between. This reading gives your congregation reason to actively participate in your Christmas worship service.

Characters: 1-2
Length: 3-5 Minutes

What If? What If? Script

A series of questions proposing what would have been missed if the shepherds had used excuses to not visit the baby Jesus. Those questions parallel the excuses people use today to avoid meeting Jesus in a personal way.

Characters: 2
Length: 4-6 minutes


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