What Child Is This Scripts

Five individuals wonder what it would’ve been like to have witnessed the arrival of a baby who would save the world, and stand in awe that Jesus came to be part of their lives. This script is a thoughtful and celebratory anthem ideal for a Christmas service. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

A shepherd recounts his experience of learning about the birth of Jesus from an angel in the field. Humbled by the invitation to meet the Christ child, he shares how his soul has been awake ever since. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

Mary remembers what it felt like when she was told that she would be the mother of God’s Son. She shares the awe she felt watching Him lead with wisdom beyond his years, and how she thirsts for the living water that He brought to all people. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

Joseph reflects on becoming the father of Jesus. As he talks about how he wrestled with the idea that the baby would not be his own son, he beams with pride at the man Jesus was becoming.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3

When asked, “What child is this?” the wise man explains how he became part of the story of the Christ child. As he reflects, he describes how Jesus represents everything he had spent his life trying to learn and understand.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4