Christmas Scripts

This Reader’s Theatre is a companion piece for The Call of Christmas program package, rounding out the series on Christmas morning. It can also be used as a stand-alone piece.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

On a typical night while tending their sheep, two shepherds encounter heavenly hosts who share with them the biggest news the world would ever receive. Includes an mp3 file of the music used in the video version from The Call of Christmas series.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

Joseph, who has found out Mary is pregnant, is visited by an Angel who commands him on what to do about it. Includes an mp3 file of the music used in the video version from The Call of Christmas series.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 4

When Mary was visited by the angel she found herself in God’s favor and overcome with so many emotions. As she is called to provide, see how Mary responds to the words of the angel—words that changed everything. Part of the series, The Call of Christmas. Includes the mp3 file of the music used in the video version.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

The innkeeper’s wife is excited to discover that God may be making a visit to Earth. But she gets so caught up in preparing for Him that she almost misses the event.

Actors: 12 Minutes: 12

Two vendors offer their very different versions of Christmas to hungry shoppers, but only one will truly fill the need the shoppers are looking for. This is a perfect script for a sermon intro.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 4

While performing priestly duties at the temple, Zechariah is met by a heavenly stranger, who gives him news so unexpected God renders him utterly silent. Includes an mp3 of the music used in the video version.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5

“Return Policy” is a comedic script with an ideal message for holiday programs.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

We celebrate the coming of Jesus at Christmas by reading about His birth in the New Testament. But do we ever think about Jesus being present in the Old Testament? This script is a fun way to recognize that Jesus was part of the plan all along…from the very beginning.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 8

The kids at Camp Sonrise are taking an evening hike, but are finding it hard to find their way in the dark. This is a fun telling of the birth of Christ and how Jesus came to be our light in the dark!

Actors: 14 Minutes: 5

Sara and Becca try to coordinate their holiday schedule when they realize they're so busy doing Christmas events, they may actually be missing Christmas.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

This Christmas poem calling on Christians to let peace begin with their hearts, is perfect for your Christmas Eve or candlelight service.

Actors: 1-3 Minutes: 2

Want an engaging and memorable children’s Christmas play with lots and lots of adorable children without the hassle of rehearsing an engaging and memorable Christmas play with lots and lots of adorable children? Look no further! This script is designed to be a spontaneous Christmas pageant for any child in attendance who wants to participate! Attendees walk in the door, no children’s rehearsals needed, and get to choose which character in the Christmas story they want to play and go up on stage and help tell the story of the birth of Jesus! Further enrich your event with crafts and activities, costume making and reflection times! So, join in and Come to the Manger in an engaging and entertaining and easier way this Christmas!

Actors: 7+ Minutes: 15

It's the day of the big announcement to Mary and some angels are anxiously awaiting Gabriel's return to hear how it went.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 6

Brother and sister, Richard and Carol, fight over the placement of a nativity set, when their friend Sandy arrives and reveals that we all have a tendency to celebrate Jesus only at Christmas.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 6

Mabel may be the lead goose in this barn, but tonight her stable environment is shaking with the news that a new baby king may have to be born here. As she and her animal friends scramble to prepare the place, their efforts are sabotaged by a couple of the bullying King’s Horses - pretty ponies who will do anything to keep a new king from coming onto the scene. This script comes with promotional slides and bulletin artwork.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 30