A time of worship through scripture celebrating the mystery of the Advent of Christ the Lord.
A time of worship at Advent through remembering the Incarnation, the story of Mary’s birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.
Mr. Johnson helps the Director bring to life this year’s Christmas Pageant as he insists that the stable’s atmosphere wasn’t noiseless and calm.
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.
Three young woodland critters are given a most important assignment: safely deliver the King’s beautiful crown to him without losing it in the jungle along the way, allowing it to be stolen, or succumbing to the temptation to wear it themselves. The journey, they soon find, is not as simple or easy as it seems.
A skit Narrator gets caught up in the Genesis 3 story of Adam and Eve disobeying God and learns that Jesus has always been the answer.
Betsy finishes telling Willie and Sammy the story she began last week that started with Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday and now concludes with resurrection morning. In this skit Willie and Sammy learn the importance of the empty tomb.
Willie hopes that Betsy telling the story of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday will help him to take his mind off of food. This is a fun skit for Palm Sunday that points to the ultimate triumph of Jesus over death the following Easter morning.
Susie wants Willie to ask her to the Valentine party at church, but Willie is clueless! So Susie gets a little help from Cupid. This is a fun skit for Valentine’s Day that talks about how God showed His love for us by sending His Son, Jesus.
Four different scenes are depicted with four different perspectives on the cross.
A harried Christmas shopper takes her holiday frustrations out on a charity bell ringer.
The many beloved trappings and traditions of Christmas are personified in this children’s play as all of them try to claim that you can’t have Christmas without…well, them! But they are about to discover the real meaning of Christmas and understand their role is important in helping to celebrate the season.
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.
A naïve youth group rediscovers the meaning of Christmas while reenacting the Nativity.
Live from Jerusalem, it’s the Palm Sunday Parade! Join in and listen to the color commentary as the crowd gathers to welcome a King.
John The Baptist may have never set out to talk much, but listen as he describes ending up with a front row seat to the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Includes music used in video version.
Widowed and just wanting to worship, a woman describes the scene at the temple when Jesus drove out the money changers and the kind of rescue that meant for her. Includes music used in video version.
Christmas is about the Name About All Names, Jesus. This responsive reading is a declaration of where our focus is this season.
A dad finds a way for his family to keep the main thing, Jesus, the main thing at Christmas.
Christmas gifts come in all kinds of sizes, shapes and styles. This Christmas, introduce your church family to five people who discover that the gifts of Christmas are really:
The Gift of Expectancy
The Gift of Grace
The Gift of Reconciliation
The Gift of Adoption
The Gift of Jesus
Each gift will help your congregation enter the Christmas season with hearts overflowing with the love of God.
This includes all 5 scripts, mp3 music files, sermon outlines, still and motion backgrounds and artwork.
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.
As word spreads that the Messiah is heading to Nazareth, people are getting excited and talking about all that they have heard. The excitement escalates as the news of His arrival spreads.
In a sin-twisted world, Simon Peter learns that Jesus (“the second Adam”) is the only truly normal human being. As a result, his commitment to follow Jesus deepens. Has ours?
Two disciples remember being with Jesus the week before his resurrection. Use in the weeks leading up to Easter and it’s a great script for your Palm Sunday service.
He was a servant to the high priest and found himself on the wrong end of a sword. Listen as Malchus describes the events surrounding the Garden of Gethsemane.
Watch as Mary Salome recounts her Easter Sunday story. With an empty tomb, guards silenced and angels all involved, her sandals couldn’t carry her fast enough.
Simon of Cyrene made the long journey to celebrate Passover in Jerusalem. Little did he know that this Friday would go down in history. Use in the weeks leading up to Easter and it’s a great video for Good Friday.
The risen Christ appears to his disciples, but Peter’s joy is shadowed by guilt. Jesus’ assurance of love and forgiveness comes with a command: pass it on!
Following Jesus’ arrest, and his own denial of Him, Peter is devastated. His dreams are invaded by images of destruction. In the darkest hour, Jesus is there with us. Are we with Him?
Peter is overjoyed at the way God is working through him. Yet a terrible test lies ahead: “I could never deny Him,” Peter declares. We’re called to serve Him in season and out.
This collection of five reader’s theatre style scripts leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus is perfect for incorporating into your sermon or worship service leading up to Easter.
From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, Jesus goes from being ushered in like a king to being crucified like a criminal and then ultimately overcoming the grave. Hear people close to Jesus recount his final week. The script pack includes all 5 scripts (Andrew and Philip, Mary of Bethany, Malchus, Simon of Cyrene and Salome) as well 5 different slides, sermon helps, music, a countdown and artwork that you can use for promotional materials, programs or whatever else you want to create.