The Skit Guys

Thanksgiving Scripts

Specificity

Bob’s writing thank you notes, but totally missing the point. Are we being intentional with our thanks?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Before We Get Off This Ship

William Bradford, transported through time, explains the history and importance of the Mayflower Compact…and the importance of being united. This script is perfect for a Thanksgiving event or even a July 4th celebration at your church.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 12

Attitude of Gratitude

It’s so easy to be thankful for all of our blessings, but what if we actually put shoes on our gratitude and took it out for a walk?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

More Than Enough

Stress and worry are timeless – but God meets our needs in miraculous ways. A New Testament-set monologue with a twist.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Dryer Fairy

Rick and Toodie learn to give thanks “in all things.” Great illustration for Thanksgiving or to accompany a message on Gratitude.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Lord, Come to Our Table

A responsive prayer of invitation to the Father as we thank Him for His many blessings.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-2

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

What’s The Deal With Christians and Thanksgiving?

Hannah, a friendly barista, wants to know what the deal is with Christians and Thanksgiving and makes the connection that it’s kind of a Christian holiday without really being a Christian holiday. Perfect to use as a sermon set-up.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

The Community of Leopards

Grady has a great illustration for why we should be grateful no matter what.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Thanksgiving: Explained

Gary and Grady take a few minutes to explain why we observe Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-4

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

His Unfailing Love

This Responsive Reading is a declaration of thanksgiving to God who loves and provides for His people.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-2 minutes

The Thanksgiving Table

It’s Thanksgiving and two turkeys are thankful they didn’t get chosen to grace the table! They are soon joined by some vegetables that are relieved to share the turkeys’ fate and hideout.

  • Actors: 8
  • Minutes: 4-6 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

Thanksgiving at My House

Two families display the contrast between those who choose to be thankful and those who choose not to be.

  • Actors: 10
  • Minutes: 5-6 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

Turkey Wisdom

Who knew a giant, talking turkey could have so much wisdom? Take a look at this humorous illustration of what happens when we say the words but miss the actual meaning of Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-2 minutes

Turkey Brothers

Two unfortunately named brothers discuss how we have a knack for overlooking God’s blessings in the most trivial of ways when really, we should be conscious of all the different ways he blesses us.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-8 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

Your Thanksgiving Inventory

There are many ways to count your blessings this Thanksgiving. This script illustrates the importance of doing a quick inventory of all you have to be thankful for this year.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-4 minutes

All Mom Wants For Thanksgiving

Two moms take a moment to express their excitement for the Thanksgiving holiday, full of fun family memories…well at least for one of them.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Black Friday Huddle

It’s that time of year again! A time of celebration, a time of giving…a time for practicing your best moves to knock over that lady who wants the same bunny slippers you do for Christmas! This is a fun look at how we often take our Christmas shopping a little over the top.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

His Love Endures Forever

A prayer of thanksgiving to God and a response from God’s Word from Jeremiah 32 and 33.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

A Thanksgiving Responsive Reading

This is a responsive reading for a Thanksgiving service filled with Scripture about praising God for his many blessings.

  • Actors: 3 Readers + Congregation
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Talking Turkey

This script by Tommy Woodard is a humorous look at a woman who is fed up with the lack of “thanks” and “giving” coming from her family during the holidays.  In the end, she is reminded that we should be thankful and giving because of Christ.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Thankful

When it comes to what you’re thankful for, is it things that are temporary or
things that are more eternal that come to your mind first?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 1 minute to 1:30 min

Family Matters

Three very different sisters and their families spend Christmas (or Thanksgiving) together, personalities clash, and some things never change.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Rich Man, Poor Man

This skit is about two strangers who meet at an airport just before Thanksgiving. The meeting happens outside the TSA security as opposed on the other side of TSA where one has been checked through. It seems like one has it all while the other has nothing, but in the end we see that their roles may be reversed.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes