Lent & Easter Scripts
- Beneath The Cross
A short sketch/reading for a Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service, this is a scene of Peter, James, John, Mary, and Mary Magdalene addressing their confusion and grief to an unseen Jesus on the cross.
- I Could Have Saved Him
A dramatic monlogue by Pilate who believed he held Christ's fate in his hands and could have saved him.
- Just One Word
A dramatic, celebratory monologue by Mary Magdalene on Easter morning.
- Maundy Thursday
A dramatic sketch re-enacting the last supper and foot washing.
- New Creation Reading
A readers theater/responsive reading that weaves together creation, Easter, and Revelation.
- Seven Words
An Easter responsive reading that relates Christ's seven words from the cross to our lives today.
- Shepherd of Israel
A dramatic monologue by the high priest Caiaphas, who sees himself as the hero of Holy Week.
- Simon's Story
A dramatic monologue based on the story of Simon of Cyrene, who carried Jesus' cross.
- The Lost Sacrifice
A dramatic monologue (set just after Jesus has cleansed the temple) by a worshiper who was trying to buy a dove for a sacrifice and now doesn't know how he or she can appease God.
- The Messiah Comes
A dramatic monologue from a particpant of Jesus' Palm Sunday entrance into Jerusalem - a zealot who is expecting a political Messsiah.
- The Spirit is Willing
A dramatic monologue by Peter in the Garden of Gethsemane as he fights to stay awake and reflects on his struggles to be faithful to Jesus.