In this Readers Theater packed with Scripture, we celebrate God's promises kept through the advent of Jesus and reassures us that His promise to return is trustworthy.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

This series consists of 5 scripts; The Prophet’s Candle (symbolizing Hope), The Bethlehem Candle (symbolizing Faith), The Shepherd’s Candle (symbolizing Joy), The Angel’s Candle (symbolizing Peace), The Christ Candle (symbolizing Love). They can be performed all at once as one large Christmas production with the lighting of each Advent candle after the correlating script or they can be performed one at a time, correlating with the weekly lighting of an Advent Candle, with the 5th and final candle being lit at a Christmas Day or Christmas Eve service.

Actors: 4-19 Minutes: 3 each

In this monologue for the Christmas season, the Innkeeper recounts the night Joseph and Mary came to him for a room. He realizes that somewhere along the way, he lost hope. But that night, the Messiah arrived, bringing hope to the world. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

This series bundle includes all 5 scripts from "The Advent of..." series, including The Advent of Hope, The Advent of Peace, The Advent of Joy, The Advent of Love, and The Advent of Christmas. Each readers theater script can be performed during your Advent candle lighting time.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3 each

Because Herod felt threatened by news of a new King, it would have been easy for the fragile life of baby Jesus to be snuffed out, like a candle. This Readers Theater for the fifth and final week of Advent, celebrates the lighting of the Christ candle, announcing Jesus is the Light of the world.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater, we are reminded that the first Christmas was not peaceful; it was a time of anxiety as Mary and Joseph searched for a place to give birth. But Jesus came to bring peace to us all.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

The love of God became a living reality when Jesus was born. Through a remembrance of great acts of God's love through the history of his people, this Readers Theater script joyfully celebrates God's love for the world at the first Christmas.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater script, the story of the shepherds is recounted as the angel appears before them to announce the birth of the Savior, filling them with fear that is soon replaced with joy.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theater helps usher in the Advent season, recounting the story of Anna, a faithful elderly woman who saw the Hope of the world wrapped in swaddling clothes. Works beautifully as a lead-in to lighting the candle of hope.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this lighthearted play, a young girl pulls her family together on Christmas Eve to put on an impromptu play. When Olivia feels the play turned into a disaster, her dad reminds her of how messy the first Christmas was, but that God uses messes to do amazing things.

Actors: 11 Minutes: 15

The Boxies are here with a 4-week series for Advent. Using these simple, yet effective skits, you can help children understand the significance of the Advent season.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

Timmy is disappointed to be playing an Advent candle in the church Christmas play, rather than the “important” role of Joseph. But as he shares his one line with his mom, Timmy discovers the importance of his role and the message of the candle of peace.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

A time of worship through scripture celebrating the mystery of the Advent of Christ the Lord.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

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

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

While wrapping a present, a woman (or man) explains why her focus and priorities have shifted a little this Christmas. A perfect script for sharing the hope we have in Jesus this Christmas. Includes a male and female version of the script.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

The story about the coming of our Savior using whoever and whatever is available to you on stage. Perfect for a Christmas Eve service!

Actors: 1 Minutes: 6