Short Plays for Church Worship Services

Build-Your-Own Jesus

Build-Your-Own Jesus

What happens when we remake God in our own image?

When two preteen girls spot a “Build-Your-Own Bear” kiosk, they’re determined to build a friend to take home...

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| 6 minutes | 1 male, 5 females


Creation, Fall, Redemption

Creation, Fall, Redemption

Three unique dramatic readings about some of the greatest themes in Scripture.

Each staged reading re-imagines a different theme from the Bible: the creation of people, our fall from grace, and our redemption from sin...

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| 5 minutes per reading | 1 storyteller, either gender


The Dance

Dance, The

Heather spent her whole life dancing...until a car accident took it all away.

Heather, a skilled ballerina since she was a little girl, recently suffered a horrible accident that left her confined to a wheelchair...

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| 9 minutes | 1 male, 2 females


Easter Readings

Easter Readings

A collection of dramatic readings for Holy Week.

Six selections on topics including the Last Supper, the Cross, and the Resurrection.

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| 3-8 minutes per reading | 1-5 storytellers, either gender


Eulogy

Eulogy

Tasha died as a teenager, but her legacy will live forever.

Roger remembers his girlfriend Tasha at her funeral...

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| 5 minutes | 1 male


Father's Day

Father’s Day

After a lifetime of abuse, is forgiveness possible?

It's been many years since Jack was abused by his father. But today, on Father's Day, he can't help remembering the pain.

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| 6 minutes | 1 male, 1 recorded voice


Free Cookies

Free Cookies

Almost anybody will get saved if you offer them free cookies.

Matt and George, two misguided young evangelists, try to persuade Toby to "accept Jesus into his heart"...

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| 6 minutes | 3 males


Inconspicuous

Inconspicuous

How would you respond if God called you to be a missionary?

It's Missions Conference time, and that means He's looking! Ryan is terrified that God will call him to serve overseas...

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| 5 minutes | 2 males


The Man in the Suit

Man in the Suit, The

Placing a spiritual leader on a pedestal is a dangerous thing.

What happens when the pastor begins to doubt God--when he's living a nightmare and has nowhere to turn?...

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| 4 minutes | 2 males, extras


Mustard Seed Holes

Mustard Seed Holes

Is depression a physical problem, or a spiritual one?

A young married woman has descended into the pit of depression, and refuses to seek treatment...

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| 5 minutes | 1 male, 1 female


The Not-So-Newlyweds Game

Not-So-Newlyweds Game, The

A hilarious interactive game show about servanthood in marriage.

"The Not-So-Newlyweds Game" puts ordinary couples from your church in the spotlight!...

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| 15 minutes | 1 actor, either gender, plus 2 married couples as contestants


Shattered

Shattered

Some things you can forgive and forget. Some things you can't.

As an adult brother and sister sort through relics of their past, painful memories come back to the surface...

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| 8 minutes | 1 male, 1 female


Since I Got Saved

Since I Got Saved

Isn't life supposed to be perfect after you accept Jesus as savior?

Five teenagers have become disillusioned with God for a variety of reasons...

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| 5 minutes | 2 males, 3 females


Testimony

Testimony

Believing in God is hard sometimes. When he doesn't answer your greatest prayer, for instance.

Andrew, a college freshman who’s drifted away from the Church, visits his old pastor to explain his reasons for not following Christianity anymore...

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| 6 minutes | 1 male


Tetelestai

Tetelestai

Jesus' last word from the cross was "tetelestai." What does it really mean?

An agent for the IRS (Israeli-Roman Revenue Service) relates his experience watching the crucifixion...

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| 5 minutes | 1 male


The Truth Hurts

Truth Hurts, The

A little hypocrisy is a dangerous thing--especially when it comes to obeying God's Word.

Staci goes to church. Her husband Don does not...

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| 10 minutes | 2 males, 1 female


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