Back To School Scripts

As Christians, do we wear the jersey but refuse to really join the team on the field? This skit helps set up a message about how Jesus calls us to be active members of His "team," not just bench warmers.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

When a prisoner is told he is free, he chooses to stay in his cell a little longer rather than leave. This skit reminds us that Christ didn't set us free so we could remain in our chains.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this script, perfect for New Year's (or even the start of a new school year), four people make commitments that they intend to follow through on, while acknowledging their need for God to help them.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

Boxbob is afraid to go to school because he has already been bullied about his strange shape. Together they discover that the help he needs is right inside her heart.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Janet learns that her son Timmy is being bullied on Facebook by so-called “friends” at his new school. Teased for being a Christian, the circumstance creates a teachable moment for Janet to share with Timmy how he can pray without ceasing and that if God had a Facebook account He’d write amazing things on Timmy’s wall. Part of the Train Up A Child Series, it’s a funny and touching skit to help believers of all ages know and remember what they believe.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

Back to school is often about going back to cool. Teens have lots of big dreams and bright hopes starting a new school year and lots of worries and fears too. But with God, we don’t have to go back to cool, we can just go back as who God made us. And he made us pretty special.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 4

True story. A college teacher encounters a young inner city tough guy who restores his sense of mission – and of the calling everyone has to redeem the lives of others.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 6

Starting a new year can be daunting, but God has promised us that He will stand by us and never leave us. He has given us what we need to stand strong and walk daily with Him. This script is perfect for your worship time in your youth group or main church worship service.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 1-3 minutes

The first day of school can be bittersweet. It means freedom for mom, but it also means another year has come and gone. In this script, a mom talks to God about how fast time flies and asks for help making the most of every moment.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2-3 minutes

A student goes back to school tired of business as usual and wrestles with what it means to be holy in the school hallways.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3-5 minutes

A young girl considered the "social outcast" of her high school contemplates her life and the secrets she has kept as she starts another school year.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3-5 minutes

A high school student of influence contemplates his choices and his desire to be different as he returns to school.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3-5 minutes

A mom is having a hard time letting her “little boy” go off to school and reflects on how fast time flies…especially when her “little boy” is going off to college.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2-4 minutes

A new teacher is reconsidering her career choice after a very rough first day of school, but a wise custodian talks her off the ledge.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Six people vow to make changes for the new year, but will they stick to it?

Actors: 6 Minutes: 3-4 minutes

A student faces hard choices with friends she encounters throughout her day. Will she choose to follow Christ’s example?

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4-6 minutes