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Encounters With Christ: Simon of Cyrene

Simon of Cyrene made the long journey to celebrate Passover in Jerusalem. Little did he know that this Friday would go down in history. Use in the weeks leading up to Easter and it’s a great video for Good Friday.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

The Simon Peter Chronicles: Feed My Sheep

The risen Christ appears to his disciples, but Peter’s joy is shadowed by guilt. Jesus’ assurance of love and forgiveness comes with a command: pass it on!

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

The Simon Peter Chronicles: The End of My Self

Following Jesus’ arrest, and his own denial of Him, Peter is devastated. His dreams are invaded by images of destruction. In the darkest hour, Jesus is there with us. Are we with Him?

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Simon Peter Chronicles: The Rock

Peter is overjoyed at the way God is working through him. Yet a terrible test lies ahead: “I could never deny Him,” Peter declares. We’re called to serve Him in season and out.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

The Last Days: Collection

This collection of five reader’s theatre style scripts leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus is perfect for incorporating into your sermon or worship service leading up to Easter.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-6 minutes per script

Encounters With Christ: Script Bundle

From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, Jesus goes from being ushered in like a king to being crucified like a criminal and then ultimately overcoming the grave. Hear people close to Jesus recount his final week. The script pack includes all 5 scripts (Andrew and Philip, Mary of Bethany, Malchus, Simon of Cyrene and Salome) as well 5 different slides, sermon helps, music, a countdown and artwork that you can use for promotional materials, programs or whatever else you want to create.

  • Actors: 6

At the Cross: Collection

Follow the footsteps of the ones surrounding Jesus on His journey to the cross in this collection of inspiring scripts for Easter. This collection includes all 14 of the “At the Cross” scripts. Including Mary and the Baby Jesus,Mary and the Lord Jesus, Nicodemus, Peter, The Centurion, The Mob, The Two Thieves and more.

  • Actors: 17

The Simon Peter Chronicles

A collection of six monologues, chronicling Simon Peter’s encounters with Jesus Christ. These “journal entries” can serve as powerful sermon illustrators. This bundle comes with artwork including logo, title slides and background slides for your worship service.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: Six 3-5 minute scripts

An Easter Carol

A new spin on an old classic. Years after the crucifixion, a Centurion is visited by three people in a dream and learns that forgiveness is just a prayer away.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Day of Hope

It’s remarkable to think that the worst day of Jesus’ life was not a day of defeat, but of victory…and our day of hope.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

Denial

While at their youth group meeting, Maddie and Christy are quick to judge Peter for his denial of Christ, but don’t realize their own actions are just as bad.

  • Actors: 5+
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Easter Explained

Gary and Grady explain that Easter is more about remembering Christ and His sacrifice and less about pretty dresses and chocolate eggs.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Last Days: Riding Into Jerusalem

A narrative about the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Two narrators describe the same events in very different ways.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Last Days: Judas’ Betrayal

A Narrative of the man who betrayed Jesus and the surrounding events.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Arm Wrestling

This is a silent sketch. The devil chooses a challenger to go against him in an arm wrestling match. They go to the table; Satan wins effortlessly. The person gets up, fights again, and is again defeated. Scared and hurting, the person goes to Jesus. Jesus challenges Satan on the person’s behalf and easily wins.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a time for prayer and fasting. This responsive reading is a thoughtful way for your congregation to join together to worship God and seek repentance.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

Back Nine at Emmaus

Three men are on the tee box, waiting to hit their golf shots on a beautiful Easter Sunday morning. The group ahead of them is very slow. As the men wait, they talk about life, faith, and being “self-made men.” A fourth golfer, a stranger, joins them. He off-handedly addresses some of the topics about which they’ve spoken. Who is this guy?

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

Bob-ism

Three friends meet for their weekly tennis game and reminisce about their friend that passed away and wish that somehow he’d come back.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Anna

Anna, the prophetess, sits in front of the temple…waiting and hoping for the coming Messiah.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Palm Sunday

What is Palm Sunday? This script explains the history and significance of Palm Sunday in a funny way. Get your church prepared to celebrate Holy Week! This is the script from The Skit Guys popular video ‘Palm Sunday.’

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4 minutes

Easter Changed My Day

Easter comes around every year. If it’s such an exciting time, why do we fall into the rut of thinking it’s just the same old thing every time?

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2 minutes

I AM Alive

Our culture remembers the death of Christ at Easter, but too often, we only remember Him during the holidays. Christ wants to be involved in our daily decisions. His life gives us life. When we cultivate a relationship with Him, we begin to understand how deeply He loves us, and we thrive on the message of His life.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

Before The Clock Strikes Two

When we reflect on Peter’s denial of knowing Jesus, do we think we could have done better? How do we deny Jesus in our daily lives?

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

I Can’t See The Cross

Can our own attitudes cause us to miss celebrating Easter? See how a man is more concerned with fashion than worship. What barriers keep us from focusing on God?

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Good Friday

Several characters surrounding the cross relive the events leading up to the crucifixion. This script can be performed as a Readers Theatre. There are 6 different characters, but they can be played by as few as two people. See The Skit Guys video of ‘Good Friday’ below.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6-9 minutes

Virtual Easter Invite

Two friends talk about inviting someone to church for Easter, but one is slow to realize that inviting someone to virtual church just isn’t quite the same.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Easter Trilogy

This script is three readings- Christ’s death, His resurrection, and our response to the Living Lord. This script is perfect for incorporating into your Easter morning worship service.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4 minutes

All Mom Wants for Easter

Two moms want to redirect their families focus at Easter time from bunnies and eggs to Christ’s gift to us through His resurrection and share their ideas of how to do so…each in their own way.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Last Days: Peter’s Denial

A narrative of Peter’s denial of Christ before the crucifixion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Last Days: The Garden

A narrative of those moments had by Jesus and His disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane just before His arrest and ultimate crucifixion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

The Last Days: Washing the Disciples Feet

A dramatic narrative of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Easter Is Everything

Mary Magdalene shares the story of when she came to know Jesus, and tells about her front-row seat to the event that changed the course of eternity.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes