The Skit Guys

This Year I Mean It

Resources

Thanksgiving Anthem Video

It’s easy to say thanks for the things we can see every day: food on our table, family and friends, the beauty all around us. But we often forget to thank God for the things we can’t see or touch, for not only the good things, but also the challenges we face in life, and for the great sacrifice that Jesus made for us. This mini movie reminds audiences to embrace a spirit of gratefulness.


Thank You, God Video

Life is full of beautiful, wonderful moments, as well as moments that can cause our hearts and souls to ache. But whether we’re laughing or crying, God reminds us to give thanks in all things. This mini-movie will serve as a timely reminder for your congregation this Thanksgiving.


Messy Blessings Video

Taking out the trash can give us the space we need to remember how much God has blessed us. Watch and remember to give thanks to God for the messy blessings in your life. But please…don’t eat the pie from the trash.


I’m Full Video

What does it look like to be truly full? One family lets us in on their fullness at Thanksgiving dinner. Includes 4 endings for your church to choose from!


Thanksgiving: God’s Goodness Video

In this humorous yet sentimental Thanksgiving video, we are reminded that no matter how messy our lives get, we should always be thankful for God’s goodness.


Thanksgiving Chair Video

How often do we sit in the seat of thanksgiving throughout the day? What does it mean to “give thanks in all circumstances”? And who are we teaching to say thanks along with us?


All Mom Wants For Thanksgiving Video

Thanksgiving is a time for family and for taking the time to count our blessings.  But sometimes during the chaotic holiday, moms would just be thankful to get things back to normal.


The First Thanksgiving Video

Thanksgiving’s famous “Odd Couple,” a pilgrim and a turkey, remind us that we always have something to be thankful for even when we feel like our lives aren’t going anywhere.


Your Thanksgiving Inventory Video

There are many ways to count your blessings this Thanksgiving, even in song. In this video, The Skit Guys illustrate the importance of doing a quick inventory of all you have to be thankful for this year.


GrrAttitude Thanksgiving Version Script

Rick and Toodie Narraway (Ask for Directions) learn to give thanks “in all things.” Great illustration for a Thanksgiving message/discussion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6

Thanksgiving Praise Video

Open your Thanksgiving Services with an offering of praise to the Lord. Begin your worship by pointing your church toward our Creator and Savior. All of God’s works are great, so take this opportunity to offer thanksgiving to the Lord, for He is good and His faithful love endures forever. This worship intro will work perfect at the beginning of your Thanksgiving service or at the start of your message on thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving Hacks Video

This funny Thanksgiving short film was inspired by video blogs and social media celebrities.  Fictional internet sensation JoshMalosh21 presents a variety of Thanksgiving themed life hacks (Thanksgiving Hacks) which all go horribly wrong, with pretty hilarious results.  Don’t try this at home!


We Are Grateful (Thanksgiving) Video

Thank you, God. Thank You for Your goodness and love. Thank You for Your Holy Spirit. Thank You for Your Son. Featuring bright colors and falling leaves, this worship intro is perfect for any Thanksgiving or Fall themed church service.


Thanks Only Takes A Moment Video

Thanksgiving Day is only once a year, but thankfulness is something we can cultivate every moment of every day if we are intentional about it. This sermon illustration is perfect for Thanksgiving services, or any sermon that focuses on gratitude.


Thanksgiving Welcome Video

This Thanksgiving, welcome people to church by letting them know they are accepted, cared about and loved. Let them know church is a place they can call home…where they can belong, find friends and most importantly, experience God. Let them know just how thankful you are for them.


Finding Thankful Video

Sometimes it’s hard to be thankful. When chaos seems to be the new norm, when division is dominant and hatred seems constant, it becomes difficult to see God through it all. But even in the midst of turbulent times, God’s grace still abounds, His mercies are new every morning and Heaven still awaits. It’s in this truth that we can find thankful.


Worship And Thanksgiving Video

At the heart of Thanksgiving is a yearning to worship God with our whole heart. To proclaim our gratitude for His faithfulness, His grace and His love. Today we honor God with worship and Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving In Therapy Script

When Thanksgiving has been feeling bad about himself, he goes to see a therapist. He’s concerned about the stress he causes people, but is encouraged when the therapist reminds him to count his blessings.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Thank You Video

Thanksgiving is more than just a holiday. It’s a day to remember the greatness of our God. It’s a day to remember His love, His saving Grace and the gift of His Son. It’s a day to worship God with a heart of Gratitude.


In Everything Give Thanks Video

Thanksgiving is a reminder of the incredible grace and love of God. Scripture is filled with verse after verse calling us to an attitude of thanksgiving. Today let us remember, with grateful hearts, the amazing love our Father has given to us.


Gratitude Rewritten - A Faux Reader’s Theater Gone Wrong Script

In this skit, a reader’s theater goes awry when two of the readers take it upon themselves to make some edits to God’s Word, in an attempt to be more “real” about gratitude.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Thanks For Everything, Jesus Script

As Abby sits down for Thanksgiving dinner with Jesus, she’s faced with the difficult reminder that we are to be thankful for everything—even the things that are unpleasant or painful.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

Give Thanks In Everything Video

1 Thessalonians 5:18 commands us to give thanks in everything; for this is the will of God. It is easy to give thanks when life is running smooth. However, the command is not to give thanks only when things are easy. But, we are to give thanks in everything. We can celebrate thanksgiving in times of joy and in times of pain. We can celebrate thanksgiving at the mountain top and through the dark valley. Use this powerful mini-movie to grow your congregation’s understanding of Thanksgiving. God’s ways are higher than our ways. We may not always understand. But, we can choose to be thankful to our Heavenly Father in everything.


The Table Video

The table is more than a place to eat- it’s a central location for much of our lives. This celebration of gratitude is perfect for Thanksgiving, communion, or any message that focuses on gratitude.


Taken For Granted Video

It’s not always obvious when we’re taking things for granted. But what if it were? Use this humorous mini movie to remind your church to be grateful in all things—big and small.


Gracias, Dios Video

You are our strength, our guide, our comforter. You give forgiveness, love, and redemption. Thank you for your Spirit, thank you for your Son. You are worthy of our praise. An upbeat mini-movie for your Thanksgiving and Fall services.


Thank You, God Video

You are our strength, our guide, our comforter. You give forgiveness, love, and redemption. Thank you for your Spirit, thank you for your Son. You are worthy of our praise. An upbeat mini-movie for your Thanksgiving and Fall services.


Ungrateful Script

Nine lepers are healed from their leprosy by Jesus, but their hearts remain in need of change.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 9

That’s Gratitude For Ya Script

In a fit of Thanksgiving spirit, an everyday guy takes time out from his busy holiday to take a little drive-thru gratitude to the Lord. But when he tries to get the angel Gabriel to help him with the delivery, he repeatedly discovers that it’s a thankless task.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

Thank You Jesus Video

Thanksgiving is a day to spend in gratitude toward God. A day to remember His grace, mercy, love and Faithfulness. It’s a day to remember Jesus and thank Him for His sacrifice. Most of all, Thanksgiving is a day to worship our Great God and Savior.


With Thanksgiving Video

Today let us enter His gates with Thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Let us sing to God with our whole hearts. Let us give thanks out of gratitude and worship Him with everything we are.


To Tell the Truth Script

A spin on the old Frankenstein movie, a thankful believer is led to a “torture chamber” by Igor, but cannot be swayed to crack under the pressure. This script is perfect to segue from Halloween/Fall Festival into Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

Gobble Gobble Script

Betsy and Susie give Willie a lesson in what the Bible says about being grateful.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 6

Thanksgiving, The Most Wonderful Time Video

From the stress of choosing just the right gift to the fireworks that wake your sleeping baby at midnight, we all agree: Holidays can be complicated.  That’s why we love the simplicity of Thanksgiving- just a day to enjoy the presence of others, eat delicious food, and give thanks to the One from whom all blessings flow.


Prayer And Thanks Video

Using scriptural examples from Daniel 6:10 and Philippians 4:6, this mini-movie explores the inseparable connection between prayer and thanksgiving. Great for services around the Thanksgiving Holiday or any sermon dealing with the topics of prayer and thankfulness.


Thanksgiving Video

It can be difficult to offer thanksgiving to God when all we see are hardships in our life. But, we can be sure that God is working for our good during these times. Each of us should strive for the kind of character and spiritual maturity that offers thanksgiving to God, even in the midst of difficulties. Encourage your congregation to lift up thanksgiving to God in and through all things, not just the good times. This thought-provoking video will compliment your thanksgiving message or work well when you are preaching about hardships and difficulties in life.


Thanksgiving Table Video

“What if we said thank you for what we’d miss the most? For what we’d give first to those who live without?” This brief Thanksgiving video uses humor and warmth to remind us to give thanks for the gifts others in the world don’t take for granted.


The Thanksgiving Fairy Script

Rick and Toodie Narraway learn to give thanks “in all things.” Great illustration for a Thanksgiving message/discussion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6

Give Thanks Video

Scripture is filled with Thanksgiving, Thankfulness is something we are all called to. Thankfulness for our families, our church, our work and every aspect of our lives. Most importantly, we are called to be thankful to God. Thankful for His grace, His love and His promise of eternity. This Thanksgiving…Give thank to God for all He has done.


Give Thanks To The Lord Script

A responsive reading praising God for who He is and all He has done for us as we celebrate Thanksgiving.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

This Year I Mean It