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The Call of Christmas

Thanksgiving Scripts

Ungrateful

Nine lepers are healed from their leprosy by Jesus, but their hearts remain in need of change.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 9

That’s Gratitude For Ya

In a fit of Thanksgiving spirit, an everyday guy takes time out from his busy holiday to take a little drive-thru gratitude to the Lord. But when he tries to get the angel Gabriel to help him with the delivery, he repeatedly discovers that it’s a thankless task.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

To Tell the Truth

A spin on the old Frankenstein movie, a thankful believer is led to a “torture chamber” by Igor, but cannot be swayed to crack under the pressure. This script is perfect to segue from Halloween/Fall Festival into Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

Gobble Gobble

Betsy and Susie give Willie a lesson in what the Bible says about being grateful.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

The Thanksgiving Fairy

Rick and Toodie Narraway learn to give thanks “in all things.” Great illustration for a Thanksgiving message/discussion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6

Give Thanks To The Lord

A responsive reading praising God for who He is and all He has done for us as we celebrate Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Crowding Out Thanksgiving

A script on being thankful in culture of consumption. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas discuss which is the best holiday on a radio program.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 8

Complaint Desk

Mrs. Wilfor is busy taking complaints when a person arrives to give an unexpected praise report.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 7

Thanksgiving Done Wrong

When Mike and Jami sit down for their Thanksgiving dinner, Jami’s prayer reflects more of a what they don’t have than what they do.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

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

About God

The character of God and foundation for theology is explained through a simple child’s prayer.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

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