Reader's Theatre Scripts

This Readers Theater highlights how we can serve Jesus by caring for others. As a gift to our Savior, we can make sacrifices to meet the needs of those Jesus calls us to serve.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 5

In this Readers Theater script, three readers consider the shifting sands of their lives, the wholly temporary castles they’re so busy building, and the beckoning of a frightening, unfathomable, deep power somewhere out there.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

In this readers theater, 3 moms come together in solidarity to pump each other up for the biggest game of their lives — the highest-stakes challenge they’ve faced to date: Motherhood. And they’re in it to win it.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 7

Every mom is different, but each one is an incredible blessing that needs to be celebrated. This touching and heartfelt Readers Theater is designed to be read by kids in service to bless and celebrate their moms.

Actors: 1-5 Minutes: 2

The joy of Easter is so wonderful it’s natural to want to simply focus on the resurrection. However, it’s important to take time to remember the terrible three days before the tomb was found empty. This Reader’s Theatre script helps to guide the congregation into Good Friday to remember the suffering of Christ and to take a moment to pray for those who still suffer for his Name.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

This Readers Theater recounts the story of the adulterous woman and exposes our own tendencies to judge others and avoid being real about our own struggles.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater, a person takes an all too familiar journey into spiritual isolation and hopelessness, only to find Christ’s grace pursuing and surrounding, even in the deserved darkness.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

This Easter Readers Theater script presents the juxtaposition of the things usually found in an Easter basket versus the armor of God.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theatre for Easter focuses on the debt that Jesus paid on the cross so that we no longer have to be separated from our God.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Have you ever imagined what happened after Christ rose from the dead and stood before the throne of God? This Readers Theatre script imagines the incredible moment when, upon defeating death, Jesus takes his seat at the right hand of God.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

This Readers Theatre series for Lent contains all 5 scripts from the Things of God series.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater, we look at how the thorn brings pain, and our lives are made up of painful events. But we are reminded that our pain is not the end, and that God will use it for something greater, like He did with His Son on the cross.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

What we soak up in life is what we let out. This Readers Theater looks at how Jesus absorbed all the pain of those around Him, but when He was wrung out, compassion, light, love, and healing came out.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 2

This Readers Theater explores the idea that we all carry signs about who we believe ourselves to be, and they're usually not very positive. But Jesus has written messages on our hearts reminding us that we are His children and we are loved.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Thinking of the bitterness of the drink offered to Jesus on the cross, this Readers Theater explores the idea that we often end up with a cup running over with things we don't want. But we're reminded that Jesus drank the cup of God's judgment so we wouldn't have to.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theater explores the significance of a coin today, and how, though they are small things on their own, they can add up to a lot. The coin is compared to sin, and we're reminded that all the coins in the world could never add up to the cost of Jesus' sacrifice for us.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3