This is a fun and interactive play with a “choose your own ending” for the audience!
Characters of a church Christmas pageant are thrown into investigative turmoil as their “baby Jesus” nursery doll comes up missing after an untimely power outage. Accusations soar and secrets are revealed as the cast sets out to find the true ‘leading role’ before the curtain opens!
This play has about 35-40 minutes of dialogue. Times will vary when being used as a dinner theatre.
The many beloved trappings and traditions of Christmas are personified in this children’s play as all of them try to claim that you can’t have Christmas without…well, them! But they are about to discover the real meaning of Christmas and understand their role is important in helping to celebrate the season.
A modern day version of the popular family program The Christmas Experience. Includes sometimes dramatic, often funny, contemporary versions of the events leading up to Jesus’ birth. The audience journeys to three different settings where three short plays are performed, then gathers for singing, a present day version of the Nativity, a short message, and candle-lighting.
In this modern take on the story of the Magi, the Wisemans, a family of seekers, discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Modern take on the story of the angel appearing to the shepherds on the eve of Jesus’ birth.
A naïve youth group rediscovers the meaning of Christmas while reenacting the Nativity.
In a modern suburb, we meet three holiday planners who have “no room” for Joseph, Mary, and Jesus. Great set-up for a talk on changing our plans to make room for God’s.
A real estate agency is turned upside-down when faced with the prospect of one scandalous sale. A modern-day parable illustration the Incarnation.
Christmas is about the Name About All Names, Jesus. This responsive reading is a declaration of where our focus is this season.
After sending all sorts of messages of reconciliation to his children, a Father decides to pack up and go to them in person.
Louis hears the phrase “Happy Holidays” one too many times and learns a lesson on the difference between religion and grace.
A dad finds a way for his family to keep the main thing, Jesus, the main thing at Christmas.
A new mom reflects on the journey she and her husband have been on to becoming parents and how God has not forgotten us.
While making her annual batch of Christmas bread, Christy makes the connection that big things can come from small places.
Tom and Kate have been spending too much money and quickly figure out that their lack of peace is the root of their problem. This Christmas, through all the buying and through all the parties, let’s not lose the meaning of Christmas.
As moms, all we want for Christmas is to create special memories for our families, but sometimes it’s easy to get carried away. In all of the splendor of the season, don’t forget to keep the focus on the reason why we celebrate in the first place.
Christmas gifts come in all kinds of sizes, shapes and styles. This Christmas, introduce your church family to five people who discover that the gifts of Christmas are really:
The Gift of Expectancy
The Gift of Grace
The Gift of Reconciliation
The Gift of Adoption
The Gift of Jesus
Each gift will help your congregation enter the Christmas season with hearts overflowing with the love of God.
This includes all 5 scripts, mp3 music files, sermon outlines, still and motion backgrounds and artwork.
The trappings of Christmas is that everything can be justified as a “good thing.” Food with family. Decorations. Fun activities. But everything piled together can often push out the true reason we celebrate the Christmas season.
This collection of all 4 Stable Relationships scripts includes “The Innkeeper and His Wife”, “Mary and Joseph”, “Shepherds” and “The Wise Men”. Use these scripts in your church service leading up to Christmas or perform all 4 with music in between for your Christmas Eve service.
The Wise Men, also known as the Magi or the Three Kings, discover the star of the New King and decide what would be appropriate gifts to offer Him.
Shepherds are watching over their flocks of sheep minding their own business when an angel appears to share the Good News of Christ’s birth!
Mary and Joseph discuss the reality of being chosen to be the parents of the Messiah.
Mary and Joseph arrive in Bethlehem. They have exhausted all possibilities for lodging and are knocking at the door of the last inn.
As a Dad prepares to speak on God’s love at the Christmas Eve service, he learns how simple understanding God’s love for us really is through the eyes of his young daughter.
A friendly, non-Christian barista wants to know what the deal is with Christians and how they treat Christmas.
Christmas is a popular time to get out and do some good, but how much is good enough?
As a group debate over who gets to wear the red nose this year, Charlotte and Rose discuss the stories told at Christmas, but only one holds true the older we get.
The world’s perspective about Christmas will never change the universal truth that Christ came as a baby to save us.
The Wise Man recounts his journey and the surprise at the end of it all.
The night of Christ’s birth, a shepherd realizes that this night is good news to ALL people.
Joseph struggles to understand why God would choose him to be Christ’s earthly father.
The Innkeeper comes to realize why his mother always told him to make room.