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
Mary talks about what it was like to be the mother of the Messiah, watching Jesus grow up and fulfill His purpose.
Joseph tells his seven-year-old son Yeshua (Jesus) that they must kill the lamb that Yeshua has raised for the last year.
A poetic holy week narration from the perspective of the mother who loved him, the disciples who were called by him, the people who put their hope in him, and those who would try to destroy him.
In this Reader’s Theater script, Mary, Joseph, 2 shepherds, and an angel ask if people expected the Savior to come as a human baby, who is also fully God. Audiences are reminded that God sent His Son to show his love and to die for us all.
In this lively skit, two anchors bring exciting news about Santa, his reindeer, and more. But what about the Good News? Works great as a sermon setup or as part of a Christmas service.
As Emily and Hope decorate for a Christmas event, they realize there’s no room for the Nativity. But Hope decides that it needs to be the centerpiece—that Jesus needs to be at the center of it all.
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.
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.