The Skit Guys

The Call of Christmas

Family Scripts

‘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

An Essay on My Father

This script shows appreciation for our fathers from the perspective of a Small Child, a Teenager, a College Student, a New Parent and an Empty-Nester in that succession.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5

The Differences in Dads

Being a dad is tough, but sometimes the older you get, the more you get the hang of it.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 8

The Wonder of Moms

Willie made his mom a Mother’s Day card, but after Susie and Sammy make fun of it he’s a little ashamed to give it to her. But once Willie’s mom sees the card, they learn that moms come with “special eyes”.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

A Letter To My Mom

Use this easy to pull together Mother’s Day script to share the comedy and sincerity that is in the blessing of motherhood.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 5

I Promise

Julie and Joe have a problem keeping promises.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

If Children Ruled the Home

What dinner would look like if children ran the household. A script on parenting, discipline and the family.

  • Actors: 4
  • 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 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