Three Hours at the Cross

Title Three Hours at the Cross

Three Hours at the Cross. Monologue Version

Minutes 4 m.
Actor # 3
Scripture
Category Holiday, Readers Theatre
Tone Serious
Topic The Crucifixion
Age Adult, Youth
Synopsis Three readers recount the drama of Jesus’ death during the last three hours on the cross. A sound effect of a ticking clock underscores the scene to drive home the idea that a lot can happen in one hour.

This script is also available in monologue form.

No More Mourning

Title No More Mourning
Minutes 2 m
Actor # 2
Scripture Luke 24
Category Holiday
Tone Serious
Topic Easter,
Age Adult, Youth
Synopsis The characters of Mary (biblical) and James (contemporary) speak of the freedom we receive from Jesus’ resurrection.

Lost and Found

Title Lost and Found
Minutes 3 m.
Actor # 1
Scripture
Category Holiday, Monologue
Tone Serious
Topic Easter
Age Adult, Youth
Synopsis Mary, the mother of Jesus, recalls scenes from her life that center around the hammer Jesus used as a boy.

A Matter of Choice

Title A Matter of Choice
Minutes 3 m
Actor # 3
Scripture Luke 24:13-31 The Living Bible
Category Holiday, Scripture Reading, Choral Reading, Readers Theatre
Tone Serious
Topic Easter, The Road to Emmaus
Age Adult, Youth
Synopsis A presentational Readers Theatre piece based on the encounter of the two disciples with Jesus on the road to Emmaus.  The basic theme is making a choice to just believe rather than question that Jesus is alive.

Soiled Souls

Title Soiled Souls
Minutes 1 ½ m
Actor # 2
Scripture
Category Holiday, Denial, Betrayal
Tone Serious
Topic The Last Supper
Age Adult, Youth
Synopsis Peter and Judas speak separate monologues to the audience about Jesus’ actions and words to them at the last supper.  They both deny that they would betray him.
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