Easter comes around every year. If it’s such an exciting time, why do we fall into the rut of thinking it’s just the same old thing every time?
Our culture remembers the death of Christ at Easter, but too often, we only remember Him during the holidays. Christ wants to be involved in our daily decisions. His life gives us life. When we cultivate a relationship with Him, we begin to understand how deeply He loves us, and we thrive on the message of His life.
When we reflect on Peter’s denial of knowing Jesus, do we think we could have done better? How do we deny Jesus in our daily lives?
Can our own attitudes cause us to miss celebrating Easter? See how a man is more concerned with fashion than worship. What barriers keep us from focusing on God?
Several characters surrounding the cross relive the events leading up to the crucifixion. This script can be performed as a Readers Theatre. There are 6 different characters, but they can be played by as few as two people. See The Skit Guys video of ‘Good Friday’ below.
Two friends talk about inviting someone to church for Easter, but one is slow to realize that inviting someone to virtual church just isn’t quite the same.
This script is three readings- Christ’s death, His resurrection, and our response to the Living Lord. This script is perfect for incorporating into your Easter morning worship service.
Two moms want to redirect their families focus at Easter time from bunnies and eggs to Christ’s gift to us through His resurrection and share their ideas of how to do so…each in their own way.
A narrative of Peter’s denial of Christ before the crucifixion.
A narrative of those moments had by Jesus and His disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane just before His arrest and ultimate crucifixion.
A dramatic narrative of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet.
Mary Magdalene shares the story of when she came to know Jesus, and tells about her front-row seat to the event that changed the course of eternity.
After his resurrection, Jesus offers grace to Peter and gently confronts him about his mistakes, his purpose, and what comes next.
We use our hands for many things, some of which God never intended, yet He still sent His son to provide a way for us to join Him forever. In this dramatic series of monologues, seven people examine the work of their hands and realize they need a change.
Don’t have the preparation time, massive cast of actors, or camel rental budget for a huge Easter production this year? We’ve got the solution: a hybrid between a Readers’ Theatre and a Script that will help you present the Greatest Story Ever Told. The powerful story of Christ’s death on the cross and the events leading up to his ultimate sacrifice.
An explanation of Easter.
A family prepares to meet an honored guest: the young soldier whose life was spared thanks to the sacrifice of their son. When the young man and the family meet, the family is met with the disappointment and awareness of the contrast between his life and the life of his substitute. Parallels a holy God’s sacrifice for an unworthy people.
Worship the risen Savior through scripture this Easter with “He Is Alive: A Responsive Reading” by Eddie James! This script is perfect for those of us who want to be creative in our Easter service but don’t have a lot of time.
While helping his/her daughter hunt for Easter eggs, a dad/mom wonders how this tradition fits in to the holiday. This script is perfect for your Easter Sunday, or to encourage your congregation to reach out to someone who is searching during this time of Christian celebration. Includes a male and female version of the script.
During the crucifixion, Jesus hung on his cross between two thieves- one believed and one did not.
The mob hurls insults and watches on as Jesus is crucified.
Mary has many questions about what God has planned for her little baby boy, Jesus.
Many of us feel cemented into our lives and lifestyles by our histories or habits. We mistakenly feel unworthy of God’s grace and we spend our time trying to find our place among life’s consolation prizes. But if a Roman Centurion can realize the renewing gift of Christ’s salvation, how can we not?
It’s two days after the resurrection of Jesus and the disciples are a little on edge about what will happen next. As they hide away and lay low until things calm down, they reminisce about their time with Jesus. Narrated from the perspective of a young girl, this simple play is a “what if” about the events after Jesus death on the cross. Hear “eyewitness testimonies” from some really fun characters.
When your best friend dies, you don’t expect him to come back to life and walk with you. Listen to two older disciples who walked with Jesus not long after His resurrection.
Here’s a sermon set-up that shows the disciple Peter reflecting on being named “Rock” and how ironic that was at points in his life.
Nicodemus struggled with who Jesus really is, but he couldn’t deny the evidence that stood right in front of him.
A centurion soldier finds himself at a crossroads as he reconciles who he has been trained to be and what Jesus
calls him to do.
Follow Jesus through His ministry as He makes His way to pay the ultimate sacrifice for you and me.
Mary, the mother of Jesus remembers her son the day he is crucified.
ONE ACT PLAY FOR EASTER
A one act of the trial of Jesus in a modern courtroom. Jesus was either a magician, a devil, or the Messiah. What will you decide? Script has a courtroom feel and a fast pace. Witnesses testify against Jesus on different accounts of scripture. Great to get students involved or adults as the jury. Great way to show scripture through acting and most not even realize they’ve been taught the Word!
A great monologue for Holy Week from the Apostle John as he tells of the events in the upper room, Gethsemene, the trial of Christ, and His crucifixion.