Christmas Scripts

A shepherd recounts his experience of learning about the birth of Jesus from an angel in the field. Humbled by the invitation to meet the Christ child, he shares how his soul has been awake ever since. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

Mary remembers what it felt like when she was told that she would be the mother of God’s Son. She shares the awe she felt watching Him lead with wisdom beyond his years, and how she thirsts for the living water that He brought to all people. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

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

When asked, “What child is this?” the wise man explains how he became part of the story of the Christ child. As he reflects, he describes how Jesus represents everything he had spent his life trying to learn and understand.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

The three ghosts from A Christmas Carol are preparing to go teach Scrooge a lesson, but one of them has lost touch with her assignment and the entire reason for the season.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

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