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Christmas Scripts

New! Missing Christmas

Sara and Becca try to coordinate their holiday schedule when they realize they’re so busy doing Christmas events, they may actually be missing Christmas.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4

New! A Christmas Dream

This Christmas poem calling on Christians to let peace begin with their hearts, is perfect for your Christmas Eve or candlelight service.

  • Actors: 1-3

New! Come to the Manger

Want an engaging and memorable children’s Christmas play with lots and lots of adorable children without the hassle of rehearsing an engaging and memorable Christmas play with lots and lots of adorable children? Look no further! This script is designed to be a spontaneous Christmas pageant for any child in attendance who wants to participate! Attendees walk in the door, no children’s rehearsals needed, and get to choose which character in the Christmas story they want to play and go up on stage and help tell the story of the birth of Jesus! Further enrich your event with crafts and activities, costume making and reflection times! So, join in and Come to the Manger in an engaging and entertaining and easier way this Christmas!

  • Actors: 7+
  • Minutes: 15

New! Heavenly Expectations

It’s the day of the big announcement to Mary and some angels are anxiously awaiting Gabriel’s return to hear how it went.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

New! Every Day of the Year

Brother and sister, Richard and Carol, fight over the placement of a nativity set, when their friend Sandy arrives and reveals that we all have a tendency to only celebrate Jesus at Christmas.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

New! Stable Mabel

Mabel may be the lead goose in this barn, but tonight her stable environment is shaking with the news that a new baby king may have to be born here. As she and her animal friends scramble to prepare the place, their efforts are sabotaged by a couple of the bullying King’s Horses - pretty ponies who will do anything to keep a new king from coming onto the scene. This script comes with promotional slides and bulletin artwork.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 30

Been Good?

In the thick of the “Christmas Crazy”, a Dad discovers one of the most dangerous deceptions of the holiday—that it’s for those who are good. A monologue to open a service.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5

Good Will and All That

Ellen’s husband, Glen, throws out a radical Christmas idea that just about sends Ellen over the edge.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Semi-Synthetic Christmas

Olivia is disappointed with the synthetic Christmas trees at the tree lot, when she runs into a friend who seems to be having a synthetic Christmas.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4

Christmas Future

Set in the future, a mom and dad confront their teen about using a word that is no longer allowed to say in public.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Marvin, who simply wants to read the famous Christmas story about Santa, is assaulted by family members who have their own ideas of what the night before Christmas should be like.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 10

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