Pentecost Call to Worship

Family Scripts

Modern Family Turmoil - Mom’s Edition

A mother talks sentimentally about motherhood amidst the chaos that is “her life”.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5

Baptism Sunday, Snorkels Optional

Timmy is about to make the family late for church again, looking for snorkel gear and a disposable underwater camera. With the family waiting in the car, his mom Janet learns that he’s got his heart set on snapping a photo of “The Old Man” during the baptism ceremony at church. Timmy’s innocent misunderstanding gives Janet a chance to explain the meaning of water baptism all the while trying to get everyone to church on time.

Part of the Train Up A Child Series it’s a funny and touching skit to help believers of all ages know and remember what they believe.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

A Perfect Mess

In this lighthearted play, a young girl pulls her family together on Christmas Eve to put on an impromptu play. When Olivia feels the play turned into a disaster, her dad reminds her of how messy the first Christmas was, but that God uses messes to do amazing things.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 15

More Than Just An Advent Candle

Timmy is disappointed to be playing an Advent candle in the church Christmas play, rather than the “important” role of Joseph. But as he shares his one line with his mom, Timmy discovers the importance of his role and the message of the candle of peace.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Forget This

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

Silent Night, Smart Phone Night

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

Bring Your Own Snowballs: A Tropical Christmas

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

Hearts Adorned With Wonder

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

The Thought That Counts

The Davidson family has the perfect plan for winning the annual Christmas yard decorating contest: a live nativity scene, with themselves in the lead roles. It would all be working just beautifully…if only they could get their Jesus to look a little more real.

  • Actors: 8+
  • Minutes: 14

Hidden Lessons

Adult children are going through the belongings of their father who recently passed away and discover a love for country and much more.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

Dad-uation

A major milestone reminds Dad that it is God, not him, who ultimately directs his daughter’s life. A great script for Father’s Day, graduation recognition, or a celebration of both.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

The Surprise Shower

Becoming a mother involves so much more than meets the eye, so it’s important to know where we should look for help.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 5

What Have I Built

While fishing from his newly restored pier, a man wonders if his family can be restored from his past neglect.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

Graduation: Faith, Hope, and Love

There are just three things that you need to survive after you graduate. And it’s not pizza, money or a good job…

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2

From Generation To Generation

A dad wants to pass on his faith through the stories passed on to him by his dad, but it doesn’t have the intended result.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 4

It’s a Start

A father and son at odds write letters to each other, attempting to take those first steps to reconcile.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Marvin, who simply wants to read the famous Christmas story about Santa, is assaulted by family members who have their own ideas of what the night before Christmas should be like.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 10

An Essay on My Father

This script shows appreciation for our fathers from the perspective of a Small Child, a Teenager, a College Student, a New Parent and an Empty-Nester, in that succession.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5

The Differences in Dads

Being a dad is tough, but sometimes the older you get, the more you get the hang of it.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 8

The Wonder of Moms

Willie made his mom a Mother’s Day card, but after Susie and Sammy make fun of it he’s a little ashamed to give it to her. But once Willie’s mom sees the card, they learn that moms come with “special eyes”.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

A Letter To My Mom

Use this easy to pull together Mother’s Day script to share the comedy and sincerity that is in the blessing of motherhood.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 5

I Promise

Julie and Joe have a problem keeping promises.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

If Children Ruled the Home

What dinner would look like if children ran the household. A script on parenting, discipline and the family.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 5

A Modern Day Christmas Experience

A modern day version of the popular family program The Christmas Experience. Includes sometimes dramatic, often funny, contemporary versions of the events leading up to Jesus’ birth. The audience journeys to three different settings where three short plays are performed, then gathers for singing, a present day version of the Nativity, a short message, and candle-lighting.

  • Actors: 18+

The Shepherds

Modern take on the story of the angel appearing to the shepherds on the eve of Jesus’ birth.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6

Hey Dad!

Each member of a family reads aloud their Father’s Day card to their dad illustrating the different phases of life, and what “dad” means to each phase.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 7

In the Family

A brother and sister reminisce about their childhoods and how their mom taught them about unconditional love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

My First Thanksgiving

Hosting her first Thanksgiving has Avery in a grocery store panic, until a voice of experience provides a “reality check” about hospitality.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

The Christmas Cure

As a Dad prepares to speak on God’s love at the Christmas Eve service, he learns how simple understanding God’s love for us really is through the eyes of his young daughter.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Riches or Relationships

A young brother and sister visit a family counselor to talk through what went wrong and fractured their family.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

How Do You Get To Heaven?

A son has questions for his Dad about the logistics of getting to Heaven, and as all great conversations between Dads and Sons, the conversation quickly turns to pirates.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Do You Love Me, Dad?

A young dad agonizes over his less-than-perfect fathering skills, and in the process has an epiphany about his relationships with his own dad.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes