Salvation Scripts

In this monologue, Mary recounts how she was afraid of the dark, until the angel appeared before her, announcing the coming Messiah. After Jesus was born, with the Light of the World in her arms, she had no reason to fear anymore.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

As two characters strike up a conversation while waiting for a job interview, one is overly prepared, while the other believes he could never do enough to get the job on his own merits. This skit is an allegory about how Jesus is the only intercessor we need in order to be accepted into Heaven.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

A game show that presents hard-to-believe facts leads us to think about the bizarre reality of the story of Jesus' death and resurrection.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

While browsing in a pawn shop, a craftsman finds a guitar that he made with his own hands. The craftsman points out the intricate details to the shop owner, helping him realize the immense value of the guitar.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

In this Christmas monologue, a shepherd recounts his experience after the angel of the Lord appeared to announce the birth of the Messiah.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 6

As Hannah meets with a counselor for the first time, she bemoans the holidays which makes her feel guilty and ashamed. Ultimately, she realizes what it means to truly be forgiven.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 7

When a prisoner is told he is free, he chooses to stay in his cell a little longer rather than leave. This skit reminds us that Christ didn't set us free so we could remain in our chains.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

New arrivals at the pearly gates are disappointed when they realize what they're missing on earth. When St. Peter gives them a glimpse of what awaits them for all of eternity, the desire for what they lost fades and they embrace the excitement and awe of heaven.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 4

When Jami wins a free home makeover, she determines that she first must get the house fixed up and replace worn-out furniture. This scene works as a sermon introduction or illustration about how we often feel the need to "clean up" before we come to Jesus, rather than letting Him create something new in us.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater, audiences are led to focus on the phrase Jesus cried out on the cross, exclaiming that "it is finished," and how those words impact our lives as Christians.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

In this lighthearted script, two friends prepare for an Easter egg hunt while discussing the meaning of Easter. While one can't seem to follow who Jesus is and what He did, the other helps his friend connect the dots.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

Mary talks about what it was like to be the mother of the Messiah, watching Jesus grow up and fulfill His purpose.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

Four shoppers come into a shop to return their Christmas purchases, feeling that the gifts weren’t as satisfying as they’d hoped.

Actors: 5+ Minutes: 5

In a celebratory Readers Theater, audiences are reminded of the miraculous birth of Jesus, the greatest gift we could ever receive. Leads nicely into a choir or congregation singing “Joy to the World.”

Actors: 4 Minutes: 2