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Christmas Scripts

A Season of Hope

While wrapping a present, a woman (or man) explains why her focus and priorities have shifted a little this Christmas. A perfect script for sharing the hope we have in Jesus this Christmas. Includes a male and female version of the script.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

Our Coming Savior: The Shepherds

Sam, Jake and Frank are three average shepherds whose lives are changed when they are visited by angels who bring news of Christ’s birth. While they are all eager to get going to visit the Christ child, they wrestle with the small matter of who is going to be on sheep duty. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

Mary and Joe

Joe has just learned he’s going to be a dad, but not the way he had ever planned.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: The Innkeeper

An innkeeper meets a young couple looking for a place to rest as they travel. Though weary, the innkeeper is in conflict about wanting to help vs. the reality of his booked up inn. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version as seen below.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: Herod

After hearing rumors about the birth of a Messiah, a ruthless Herod tries to use some new acquaintances to get him information about the newborn Christ. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior: Mary and Joseph

Mary and Joseph are a young couple with lots of plans for their future together, but those plans change after God steps in. Though Mary has faith, she struggles with how to tell her fiancé of what the Angel has told her. Both because of how unbelievable it is and how it will change both of their lives forever. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Merry Christmas?

Can Christmas still be merry when everything seems anything but?

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4

Reason for the Season

A harried Christmas shopper takes her holiday frustrations out on a charity bell ringer.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Hung on a Tree

While Becky is hanging ornaments on her Christmas tree, she fails to see the significance of what Christmas really means. At the end, she hangs and ornament of baby Jesus on the tree, an eerie foreshadowing of what He was born to do.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5

Tonight, We’ll Improvise

The story about the coming of our Savior using whoever and whatever is available to you on stage. Perfect for a Christmas Eve service!

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6

Our Coming Savior: Elizabeth and Zechariah

When Zechariah comes back from the temple unable to speak, his wife, Elizabeth, doesn’t understand why. But she learns that her husband’s inability to speak isn’t the only supernatural thing happening in their life. Includes mp3 of music found in the video version.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Our Coming Savior

This Christmas series is an amazing tool that will help prepare your church in celebration of our coming savior. Not only that, but if your church follows Advent, this series can complement each Sunday.


His Story

A simple and fun way to tell the story of the night Christ was born.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 5

A Seeker Trilogy

Three seekers have different motives for finding the prophesied newborn Messiah in this 3 part script. Perfect for a Christmas Eve service.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Away From a Manger

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.

  • Actors: 9
  • Minutes: 35

You Can’t Have Christmas Without

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.

  • Actors: 18
  • Minutes: 5

A Modern Day Christmas Experience

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.

  • Actors: 18+

The Wisemans

In this modern take on the story of the Magi, the Wisemans, a family of seekers, discover the true meaning of Christmas.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

The Shepherds

Modern take on the story of the angel appearing to the shepherds on the eve of Jesus’ birth.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6

Naïve TV

A naïve youth group rediscovers the meaning of Christmas while reenacting the Nativity.

  • Actors: 6+
  • Minutes: 7

No L

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.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

Welcome to the Neighborhood

A real estate agency is turned upside-down when faced with the prospect of one scandalous sale. A modern-day parable illustration the Incarnation.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 7

Keeping Christ in Christmas

Christmas is about the Name About All Names, Jesus. This responsive reading is a declaration of where our focus is this season.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 1.5

The Gift of Reconciliation: For God So Loved

After sending all sorts of messages of reconciliation to his children, a Father decides to pack up and go to them in person.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Gift of Grace: Merry Christmas Maniac

Louis hears the phrase “Happy Holidays” one too many times and learns a lesson on the difference between religion and grace.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

The Gift of Expectancy: Hiding Baby Jesus

A dad finds a way for his family to keep the main thing, Jesus, the main thing at Christmas.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

The Gift of Adoption: Strange Miracles

A new mom reflects on the journey she and her husband have been on to becoming parents and how God has not forgotten us.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Gift of Jesus: Bread Basket Case

While making her annual batch of Christmas bread, Christy makes the connection that big things can come from small places.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Black Friday

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.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

All Mom Wants for 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.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Gifts of Christmas: Script Bundle

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.

  • Actors: 5

A Simple Christmas Photo

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.

  • Actors: 9+
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes