Christmas Scripts

In this parody of popular vocal talent TV contests, the singers showcase their talent and their lack of holiday spirit. Featuring well-known holiday hymns, audiences learn about worshipping in spirit and truth.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 6

As a family rushes to prepare for a Christmas pageant, they inadvertently leave their Bible behind. In this humorous script, audiences are encouraged to not forget the real reason for the season.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

Mary and her father are writing letters to each other, revealing how he doubts the truth behind her pregnancy and the identity of her young son. This script is a blend of reader’s theater and an acted scene.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 7

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

An adoptive mom, her adopted son, and Mary, mother of Jesus, share their experiences as they each discover that God provides, even when it seems impossible. When we feel unequipped for what’s in front of us, God gives us what we need.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 6

As Emily and Hope decorate for a Christmas event, they realize there’s no room for the Nativity. But Hope decides that it needs to be the centerpiece—that Jesus needs to be at the center of it all.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this comedic skit, a queen uses a rebellious criminal to demonstrate what she’s learned about Jesus by reading her newly acquired Guttenberg Bible. Though, in the end she misses God’s point.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 7

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

John leads his son Connor into the dark, cold night to look at stars (as opposed to Connor’s phone). Conversations about the Wise Men and Jesus’ birth lead to a lesson for both father and son.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

Timmy’s attempt to bring snowballs on the family’s Christmas vacation opens the door for his mom to share the Christmas story and remind Timmy of the real meaning of the holiday. Part of the Train Up A Child series, it’s a funny and touching skit to remind Christians of all ages what they believe.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

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

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

Actors: 4 Minutes: 6

It’s Christmas Eve and Janelle finds her mom squinting at the Christmas tree, stealing a quiet moment in the busy season. Over a cup of hot chocolate, the women reflect on the importance of literally stopping everything to ensure they don’t miss the true wonder of Christmas.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

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

A Christmas Play: The town of Bethlehem is on the verge of a world changing event, the birth of our Savior. A young couple expecting a baby has traveled to Bethlehem to be counted as part of the Roman census. Mary’s baby is about to be born and Joseph looks for a place for them to stay. The audience will get to experience the events of the night through the reporting of the Nazareth Evening news. In addition, field reporters will bring breaking news updates, interview eyewitnesses who saw the choir of angels, and report on the census “debacle.” Shepherds, Wisemen, and even Mary and Joseph are interviewed by eager reporters excited to get the story out. This version of the nativity story creatively and humorously mixes biblical truths with present day elements and jargon.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 45

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

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2