Sacrifice Scripts

Sarah is afraid that no one will remember her at Christmas, so she secretly buys all the raffle tickets for the Ladies’ Guild quilt. When she wins, she must choose between fleeting happiness or lasting joy.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 15

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

In this hour-long Easter play, we see snapshots from the lives of four inspiring, historical figures: William Wilberforce, Hannah Moore, Rosalind Goforth and Eric Liddell. The frame around each of these snapshots is Christ’s story of love and sacrifice on that first Easter, which makes possible every act of Christian love, sacrifice, and faith ever since. This powerful production also features a choir.

Actors: 10+ Minutes: 60

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

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

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

Bunny, Chicken, and Lizard are entering a contest to become the new Easter animal. Once they hear what the job might cost them, they decide to bow out.

Actors: 6 Minutes: 5

In this interactive Readers Theater, children and adults present the story of creation in a fun way. Works with as few as two children, or up to as many as you want.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

Joseph tells his seven-year-old son Yeshua (Jesus) that they must kill the lamb that Yeshua has raised for the last year.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

A skit about Christ’s sacrifice as payment for our sins. Becky tries to buy eternal life insurance, but finds that she cannot pay the exorbitant cost. With nothing adequate to barter for payment, she gladly accepts when the boss of the insurance company offers to cover her bill.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

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.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

In this puppet script, Willie, Joey, and Susie talk about what Veteran’s Day is all about and discuss ways they can show respect and gratitude to veterans.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 7

Zeke (aka Isaac) is preparing for a trip to the mountains with his dad, Abe (aka Abraham). Zeke feels uneasy about the trip and talks about it with his friend Gabe.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

This script gives your church an opportunity to stop and recognize the brave men and women who have served our country and paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

Ellen’s husband, Glen, throws out a radical Christmas idea that just about sends Ellen over the edge.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

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