The Skit Guys

Family Scripts

New! 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+

New! The Shepherds

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

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6

Hey Dad!

Each member of a family reads aloud their Father’s Day card to their dad illustrating the different phases of life, and what “dad” means to each phase.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 7

In the Family

A brother and sister reminisce about their childhoods and how their mom taught them about unconditional love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

My First Thanksgiving

Hosting her first Thanksgiving has Avery in a grocery store panic, until a voice of experience provides a “reality check” about hospitality.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

The Christmas Cure

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.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Riches or Relationships

A young brother and sister visit a family counselor to talk through what went wrong and fractured their family.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

How Do You Get To Heaven?

A son has questions for his Dad about the logistics of getting to Heaven, and as all great conversations between Dads and Sons, the conversation quickly turns to pirates.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Do You Love Me, Dad?

A young dad agonizes over his less-than-perfect fathering skills, and in the process has an epiphany about his relationships with his own dad.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Pick a Father

Teenagers have a difficult time understanding the advice and guidance from their parents…just as all of God’s children struggle with the direction of their heavenly Father.


Ties

Dad’s two teenagers are in a desperate last-minute quandary about what to give Dad for Father’s Day.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-6

Grace Is Unfair

Three siblings are hired to clean the garage, and the one hired first has an issue with the wage paid to the one hired last. A retelling of Jesus’ parable of the “workers in the vineyard.”

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

The Christmas Negotiation

Rick and Tina play hardball as they sit down to negotiate how they spend their time during the Christmas season.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Between Takes

Pat and Patty Anderson have the perfect marriage…or do they? When asked to make a video for their church on how to have a successful marriage, their “perfect marriage” gets caught on tape.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 7-9 minutes

The Nightly Rumble

A family dinner turns into a WWE wrestling match in this script about family, arguing and peace.

  • Actors: 7
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Dear Dad

This sincere monologue puts words to the feelings so many of us have for our fathers but aren’t always great at expressing.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Last Time I Went Fishing

This monologue is a sweet remembrance of a time a son went fishing with his dad, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

Mother’s Day Explained

Gary and Grady attempt to explain the purpose behind Mother’s Day and remind us that moms are so much more than just good cooks and cleaners.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Dear Mom

Being a mom is one of the most thankless and difficult jobs there is, but hopefully this monologue will give the amazing moms in our churches a small glimpse into how much they are appreciated.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Thanksgiving: God’s Family

One family stops to count their blessings and as they do, realize that they each have a lot to be thankful for.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

The Shapes of Thankfulness

When we stop and focus on what we are truly thankful for, we can find joy…even in the midst of a stressful, busy life.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Thanksgiving Toast

Three siblings reminisce about being subjected to their long-winded father’s tradition of a heavenly-minded Thanksgiving Toast.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

What Are The Odds?

A married couple is about to take the next step in their journey to parenthood, but not without some apprehensions.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

The Price of a Puppy

A woman reflects on her childhood and learning what the true meaning of what a “gift” really is.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

What Difference Does Jesus Make?

An out-of-work husband and father begins to question the reasons of why we celebrate Christmas, when his wife reminds him that there is a greater purpose at work.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 7-9 minutes

Where is Home at Christmas?

Jim reminds Bill that at Christmas, there is always hope.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Turkey Tactics

This skit focuses on breaking in a newbie to the artful practice of organizing, cooking and arranging Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

A Man’s Survival Guide to Thanksgiving

Start your worship service or sermon off with this Thanksgiving How-To Guide for men. It’s served fresh with healthy portions of humor, truth and great encouragement on leading your family and counting your blessings.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

A Christmas Do-Over

Dan wants to make up for the mistakes he’s made in the past year and thinks having a “perfect” Christmas for his family is the key…until he meets Joe, “The Toy Man.”

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Cost of Christmas

Through an intense competition at work for an upcoming promotion, Mike is able to share the true meaning of Christmas with his coworker Brien.

  • Actors: 10+
  • Minutes: 15-20 minutes

Homeless for Christmas

A well off businessman learns the true meaning of Christmas from an unlikely source.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

An Evening in December

Sam reminds his family to slow down and remember the true meaning of Christmas through the reading of the Christmas Story.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 15-20 minutes