Birth Of Jesus Scripts

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

In a celebratory Readers Theater, audiences are reminded of the miraculous birth of Jesus, the greatest gift we could ever receive. Leads nicely into a choir or congregation singing “Joy to the World.”

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 2

Good News For A Weary World

In the midst of all the bad news in our world, it’s easy to forget that the birth of Jesus was meant to bring us hope and peace. This skit reminds us of this truth, even when we’re bombarded with bad news.

  • Actors: 3-7
  • Minutes: 5

What Child is This? Joseph

Joseph reflects on becoming the father of Jesus. As he talks about how he wrestled with the idea that the baby would not be his own son, he beams with pride at the man Jesus was becoming.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3

The Greatest Story Ever Pitched

In this funny script, a woman pitches the story of Jesus’ life to two producers. While they can hardly believe what they’re hearing, they love the story. This script works well for holidays or for services about the life of Christ.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

When The Angel Came

In this monologue, Elizabeth recounts unexpected miracles: becoming the mother of John the Baptist; her husband, Zechariah, emerging from the temple mute; her cousin Mary, pregnant as well. She recognizes God’s fulfillment of promises and His redemption of us all.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

What Kind of Gift Giver Is God?

A fast-paced skit explores several hilarious types of gift givers before launching into the description of the best gift giver there is—the One who knows you better than anyone, knows exactly what you need, and gave the greatest Gift of all.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

A Christmas To Remember

These are monologues delivered separately by each character. Appropriate for preparation for the Christmas season.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

A Very Martian Christmas

When three Martians crash after a brush with a shooting star, they land on Earth, at Christmas, right in the middle of a church Nativity Play and think that what they are seeing is actually taking place.

  • Actors: 10+
  • Minutes: 6