Reader’s Theatre Scripts

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An Honest Look at Fathers

New! An Honest Look at Fathers

Characters: 3
Length: 3
This Father’s Day Readers Theater describes several types of dads and celebrates the men who have been part of our stories. more

Defining a Hero

New! Defining a Hero

Characters: 2
Length: 3
Heroes don’t wear capes. True heroes love and protect, knowing the risks and sacrifices that come along with their duty. Use this more

A Letter to a Soldier

New! A Letter to a Soldier

Characters: 3
Length: 3
Honor veterans and fallen soldiers with this simple, yet moving script. In it, actor(s) read a letter to a soldier that expresses their more

Jesus Rose - Easter Anthem

Jesus Rose - Easter Anthem

Characters: 4
Length: 2
There is no grave that can hold Jesus! Celebrate the risen Savior on Easter morning with this anthem video, where we’re reminded of more

The Veil is Torn

The Veil is Torn

Characters: 3
Length: 4-6
This Readers Theater helps audiences think about the miracle and ministry of Jesus’ life, and how everything He did on earth led up to more

But Christ DID Rise from the Dead!

But Christ DID Rise from the Dead!

Characters: 3
Length: 4
In this Readers Theater for Easter (or any service focused on Jesus’ resurrection), we are reminded of what we received as a result of more

God’s Amazingly Astonishing World

God’s Amazingly Astonishing World

Characters: 3
Length: 5
In this interactive Readers Theater, children and adults present the story of creation in a fun way. Works with as few as two children, more

Meet The God Who Loves

Meet The God Who Loves

Characters: 5
Length: 3
In this Reader’s Theater script, Mary, Joseph, 2 shepherds, and an angel ask if people expected the Savior to come as a human baby, more

Joy To The World! Christ Has Come! - A Responsive Reading

Joy To The World! Christ Has Come! - A Responsive Reading

Characters: 4
Length: 2
In a celebratory Readers Theater, audiences are reminded of the miraculous birth of Jesus, the greatest gift we could ever receive. more

It Happened Again: A Reading About Violence

It Happened Again: A Reading About Violence

Characters: 3
Length: 3
This Reader’s Theater script helps to bring hope to tragic events like the shootings in Las Vegas. It urges audiences to remember what more

What Child is This? Anthem

What Child is This? Anthem

Characters: 5
Length: 3
Five individuals wonder what it would’ve been like to have witnessed the arrival of a baby who would save the world, and stand in awe more

Papa, Please Understand

Papa, Please Understand

Characters: 2
Length: 7
Mary and her father are writing letters to each other, revealing how he doubts the truth behind her pregnancy and the identity of her more

Gratitude Rewritten - A Faux Reader’s Theater Gone Wrong

Gratitude Rewritten - A Faux Reader’s Theater Gone Wrong

Characters: 3
Length: 5
In this skit, a reader’s theater goes awry when two of the readers take it upon themselves to make some edits to God’s Word, in an more

Christ The Lord - A Readers Theatre Script

Christ The Lord - A Readers Theatre Script

Characters: 2
Length: 2
A time of worship through scripture celebrating the mystery of the Advent of Christ the Lord. more

God Is With Us - A Readers Theater Script

God Is With Us - A Readers Theater Script

Characters: 2
Length: 2
A time of worship at Advent through remembering the Incarnation, the story of Mary’s birth of Jesus in Bethlehem. more

Faith In the Time Of Fear

Faith In the Time Of Fear

Characters: 2
Length: 2
A time of worship through a declaration of faith, remembering the power of God. It recalls the story of the 12 spies who went to explore more

Anthem Interrupted

Anthem Interrupted

Characters: 4
Length: 5
This is a Readers Theater piece about our National Anthem and the faith of the man who wrote it. more

1776 A Readers Theater Script

1776 A Readers Theater Script

Characters: 3
Length: 1
Celebrate our country’s birthday with this Readers Theater about the struggle and sacrifice our Founding Fathers made to realize the more

Questions Without Answers - A Father’s Day Reading

Questions Without Answers - A Father’s Day Reading

Characters: 3
Length: 4
Ever wonder what dads in the Bible were like? Probably not that much different than dads of today. This is a Reader’s Theatre more

Are You the One?

Are You the One?

Characters: 5
Length: 3
A Readers Theater for graduates; Appropriate for Baccalaureate services or other graduation ceremonies. more

A Day To Remember

A Day To Remember

Characters: 2
Length: 2
This script gives your church an opportunity to stop and recognize the brave men and women who have served our country and paid the more

Questions Without Answers - A Mothers Day Reading

Questions Without Answers - A Mothers Day Reading

Characters: 4
Length: 4
This is a monologue or reading about Biblical mothers and our own mothers more

Graduation: Faith, Hope, and Love

Graduation: Faith, Hope, and Love

Characters: 3
Length: 2
There are just three things that you need to survive after you graduate. And it’s not pizza, money or a good job… more

He Is Risen

He Is Risen

Characters: 2
Length: 1-2
A time of worship through scripture celebrating the risen Savior and the forgiveness of sins. more

The Call of Christmas: Anthem

The Call of Christmas: Anthem

Characters: 3
Length: 3
This Reader’s Theatre is a companion piece for The Call of Christmas program package, rounding out the series on Christmas morning. It more

Harvest Party Invite

Harvest Party Invite

Characters: 2
Length: 3
A fun way to remind your congregation of your upcoming Harvest Party or Fall Festival. more

A Christmas Dream

A Christmas Dream

Characters: 1-3
Length: 2
This Christmas poem calling on Christians to let peace begin with their hearts, is perfect for your Christmas Eve or candlelight more

Fireworks on the 4th

Fireworks on the 4th

Characters: 5
Length: 3
Spectators gather for a night of watching fireworks on the 4th! This Readers Theatre script is perfect to incorporate into your more

The Beautiful Burden

The Beautiful Burden

Characters: 3
Length: 3-5 minutes
Three Mothers, of all ages, muse on memories of their children from the past and present and the ones that may be yet to come as they more

Aren’t We the Lucky Ones

Aren’t We the Lucky Ones

Characters: 3
Length: 4
Aren’t we so lucky that despite our sin, God saved us? Aren’t we lucky that luck had nothing to do with it? more

Easter Call to Worship

Easter Call to Worship

Characters: 1+
Length: 2
Jesus took our sins and healed us…and on the third day showed the world God’s power. Use this call to worship to start your Easter more

Love Anthem

Love Anthem

Characters: 4
Length: 3
The word love is such a powerful idea. It can mean so many things and it’s mere mention suggests even more. But as much as our more