Scripts in Category: Reader's Theatre

In this Readers Theatre, audiences are led to focus on the phrase Jesus cried out on the cross, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do” and how His forgiveness affects our forgiveness.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

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 reader's theater (with a twist) reminds us that New Year’s Day may be about resolutions and starting over, but we serve a God of second chances who will renew us anytime and every time we ask. We don’t have to wait for a new year to start.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

In this Readers Theater packed with Scripture, we celebrate God's promises kept through the advent of Jesus and reassures us that His promise to return is trustworthy.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Mary and her father are writing letters to each other, revealing how he doubts the truth behind her pregnancy and the identity of her young son. This script is a blend of reader’s theater and an acted scene.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 7

Three readers talk about the difficulty of being thankful. As they list off things they’re not grateful for, it leads to the things that we should all be grateful for, starting with God’s promises to us.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theatre takes a modern-day look at the story of Jesus' death from the perspective of bullying.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theater reminds us that God is with us in the dark places of our lives. We remember that He knows what it's like to be human and experience pain, and He will walk with us through life's heartbreaking moments.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

This series bundle includes all 5 scripts from "The Advent of..." series, including The Advent of Hope, The Advent of Peace, The Advent of Joy, The Advent of Love, and The Advent of Christmas. Each readers theater script can be performed during your Advent candle lighting time.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3 each

Because Herod felt threatened by news of a new King, it would have been easy for the fragile life of baby Jesus to be snuffed out, like a candle. This Readers Theater for the fifth and final week of Advent, celebrates the lighting of the Christ candle, announcing Jesus is the Light of the world.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In this Readers Theater, we are reminded that the first Christmas was not peaceful; it was a time of anxiety as Mary and Joseph searched for a place to give birth. But Jesus came to bring peace to us all.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3