Growing Scripts

How do tomatoes and peppers and flowers learn how to grow? They attend Vine University of course! Great for Sunday school or VBS programs, these scripts creatively teach John 15’s theme of abiding in Christ. These scripts follow four college students as they navigate their freshman year at VU and learn how to grow as healthy vines.

Actors: 17+ Minutes: 60 +

Who likes to sit in class and listen to lectures? Not Jasmine! But will she ever pass Professor Pumpkin’s test if she continually stays disconnected from her class? Join Ivy and Mandy as they help Jasmine understand not only the importance of staying connected but also the significance of dedicated growth.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

The Dean’s List has officially been posted, but one name is missing! Ivy has spent the last few weeks bragging about her grades, and now she has to eat some humble pie. In this VU episode the students learn the painful but necessary act of pruning.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

The fall semester has begun, and VU has a new freshman class! Meet the new students, hear about where they were previously rooted and why they decided to attend Vine University! This VU episode reminds us that as we move forward, it’s helpful to remember the faithful generations that have gone before us.

Actors: 14+ Minutes: 5

Join Ivy as she steps foot on the VU campus for the first time and meets her lively roommate! Eager for a quiet start to the year, Ivy quickly realizes VU may not be what she was expecting. Mandy helps Ivy understand that although we need to remember where we came from and the work God has previously done in our lives, it’s good to embrace new and exciting God-given opportunities.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

Is there a difference between hearing and listening? Tom’s about to find out. Join the VU students as they learn the importance of silencing their voices and listening.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5

It’s time to say goodbye for the summer and Mandy is afraid of losing touch with all her friends. This episode of VU reminds the students of the importance of staying connected to the Vine.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5

It’s time to celebrate the end of the year! But a food fight is inevitable if Tom’s not going to share the cake! In this VU episode, Tom is reminded of the importance of community and sharing the celebration of achievements.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 5

It’s Professor Pumpkin’s first BIG exam and Tom sleeps right through it! Will he ever pass his freshman year? Join Tom as he realizes the importance of staying connected and committing to continual growth.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5

Cheerleading tryouts didn’t go the way Mandy had planned. Being cut from a squad is painful; like pruning it can either discourage us or help us grow. Join Professor Pumpkin as she explains to Mandy the necessity of pruning.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

As the students end their final day on campus they run into some Alumni of VU. Join these freshman as they close their year out by being reminded that they will always be connected to the VU community.

Actors: 8 Minutes: 5

A man decides to be a mountain climber after watching a documentary on climbing Mt. Everest, but realizes there’s a lot of work to be done before taking on such a huge task.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

We need to eat to live, but what if we only ate when we had time or it was convenient? Would we starve? In this analogy, a girl finds herself hungry but with a lot of excuses as to why she hasn't eaten yet.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 1-2 minutes

A mom is having a hard time letting her “little boy” go off to school and reflects on how fast time flies…especially when her “little boy” is going off to college.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2-4 minutes

This skit examines the ridiculousness of relying on others to get our essential nourishment, when that is exactly what we do in our spiritual walk when we rely on teachers, pastors, or devotion books for nourishment rather than seeking it out ourselves.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5-6 Minutes

A dad shares his true feelings about his child graduating from high school.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3-5 minutes