Easter Scripts

In a script that is appropriate for all ages, Mission Control is overseeing a hunt for Easter eggs. The unexpected happens when the coveted golden egg is found–and it's empty.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

The Easter Bunny is being questioned about his role in Jesus' resurrection as two interrogators try to figure out the connection between the candy-delivering rabbit and Easter Sunday.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

In this skit, the resurrection is put on trial. Featuring factual evidence that surrounds the resurrection, this script will also complement a book study or movie event for The Case for Christ.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

Thomas wasn’t known as a doubter when Jesus was alive; He was a fierce follower and believer. But when Jesus returned from the grave, Thomas needed to see and touch his wounds before he could reconcile what he was seeing.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Joseph of Arimathea followed Jesus during His ministry and watched Him die. Joseph felt called to step up and bury Jesus—to do one thing for the man who did so much for him.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

In this lighthearted script, two friends prepare for an Easter egg hunt while discussing the meaning of Easter. While one can't seem to follow who Jesus is and what He did, the other helps his friend connect the dots.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

This skit demonstrates how Jesus accepted the punishment for our sins, and how He disciplines us to help us become more like Him. After an exchange between a father and teen, we see Jesus having a similar conversation with one of His followers.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

While sitting in a courtroom awaiting his/her turn before the judge, a person caught speeding compares his/her sin to the other “criminals” in the room who seem guiltier. A friend reminds this person that we’re all guilty, and that none of us deserve grace, but that Jesus died for all sinners—for all of us.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Two co-workers discuss the viability of the resurrection as an actual event in history. As one questions the logic behind what he believes is a feel-good fairy tale, the other shares evidence and facts that point to the plausibility of Jesus rising from the dead.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theater helps audiences think about the miracle and ministry of Jesus’ life, and how everything He did on earth led up to His death, which coincided with the mystery of the temple veil tearing from top to bottom.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4-6

When Easter Sunday falls on April Fool's Day, inviting friends to church may prove to be a little trickier than you'd think. Use this humorous skit to remind your congregation to invite their friends and family to this year's Easter service.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

With their hopes dashed, the disciples are hiding out together in a house in Jerusalem after the crucifixion. Terrified and unsure what to do, they plan to head back to Galilee under the cover of night to avoid arrest. But then Mary Magdalene comes with news that’s too good to be true: The tomb is empty. Either Jesus is alive, or Mary’s gone crazy.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

In this Readers Theater for Easter (or any service focused on Jesus’ resurrection), we are reminded of what we received as a result of Jesus conquering death and rising from the grave. Themes: Easter, Resurrection, Salvation, Christian Life

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

Bunny, Chicken, and Lizard are entering a contest to become the new Easter animal. Once they hear what the job might cost them, they decide to bow out.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5