Drama

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Dramatic works are an important way of teaching and demonstrating truths. Whether it is through puppets and touching people's humor or through a serious drama and touching people's heartstrings, watching a story come about can reach people in ways a sermon often cannot.

The problem with dramas is that they not only take practice from the people involved, but they take a lot of time and creativity to create. Most of us don't have that on a regular basis. But if each pastor has one idea to share, there will be hundreds of ideas for everyone to benefit from. So whether you want to use a drama but don't have the time or inspiration to write it, or have one you are willing to share from others, we hope you'll benefit from this collection.

If there is a category of drama that is not here please put a note in the forum and we'll make sure to add it.


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Dramas

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 SummaryDramaTopicOccasion
A Gift Just for YouThis sets up telling the story of the magi coming to baby Jesus, and that gifts are for good and for free.PuppetsMagiChildren's Church
Advent
A Perfect Place to LiveTwo characters talk about how wonderful where they live in, and how great Eden was. It is designed merely to prepare for the story of Eden to be told.PuppetsEdenChildren's Church
Back to my HometownA traveler has to go home to pay taxes, which sets up for an introduction of May and Joseph's story.Comedic SkitThe Bethlehem CandleChildren's Church
Advent
Christmas CardsTwo people talk about how the prophets told us Jesus would come way before he was ever born, setting up a discussion on Advent and prophecy.Comedic SkitThe Prophet's Candle
Prophecy
Children's Church
Advent
First Things FirstThis script briefly describes the story of Enoch in a lighter, more modern, setting.PuppetsFaithfulnessChildren's Church
Hole-ee-nessAn offering box is passed and almost everything gets put inside, including a person. One character learns that tithing is the beginning of giving to God, not the end.Comedic SkitTithes
Giving
How Not to Hook Someone UpA man tries to get a stranger to marry a women, using the worst methods possible, but all ways that we use to try and get people to build a relationship with God.Comedic SkitEvangelismGeneral
Let's Go SeeTwo puppets talk about how if we want something we go for find it, not just sit.PuppetsThe Shepherd's CandleChildren's Church
Advent
Pie ContestA character learns that rules are there for a reason. If we follow God's rules, we are accepted.PuppetsRules
Law
Children's Church
Puppets:CrucifixionTwo puppet are talking about Good Friday and Easter, by trying to crucify one of them.PuppetsCrucifixionGood Friday
Puppets:Did Somebody Say LunchSome characters discuss food and how food can't be spread further than it was intended for.PuppetsFeeding the 5000Children's Church
Puppets:Fishers of MenA puppet learns that fishing for men is about living so that people can see us.PuppetsEvangelismGeneral
Puppets:Sacrificial LambA man learns that Christ is our lamb, we don't have to sacrifice anymore.PuppetsSalvation
sacrifice
General
The Angels' StoryWhat if the angels that Christmas night had gone to other people as well as shepherds and none of them had listened?Readers TheaterChristmas
Angels
Christmas
Advent
The Animal's CandleThis skit provides a vehicle for explaining advent and the angel's candle.PuppetsThe Angel's CandleChildren's Church
Advent
The Longest NightThis is the story of the crossing of the Red Sea as told from an average Israelite.Readers TheaterMiraclesGeneral
There's a Storm ComingSome characters learn that they can calm a verbal storm, paving the way for Jesus to calm a real one.PuppetsCalming a stormChildren's Church
Ticket to HeavenGuy suddenly dies and finds himself outside the gates of heaven with all his earthly junk. He sees others getting into heaven and tries to go into heaven himself, but St. Peter stops him because he can't bring in all that junk. Finally Jesus comes on the scene and helps him out. However he still isn't able to get into heaven and figures out that it's because he doesn’t know Jesus.Comedic SkitHeavenGeneral
Walking on WaterA humorous retelling of Peter trying to walk on water to Jesus.PuppetsFaithGeneral
What's all the NoiseThis is a skit purely to introduce the story of Jesus' healing of a paralytic. It does not tell the story, but prepares the way.PuppetsHealing of the ParalyticChildren's Church
Where Can I Buy One of ThoseA character tries to buy a miracle and learns they are special from God.PuppetsMiraclesChildren's Church