One Rehearsal Christmas Plays is the answer to gaining an extra hour or two, feeling less harried and focusing on Christ while directing the church Christmas program! With One Rehearsal Christmas Plays, your Sunday school department will encourage, entertain, and enlighten the congregation as they follow the "Footsteps to the Manager" or as they present a slightly altered version of "T'was the Night before Christmas." One Rehearsal Christmas Plays features these productions and ten others with a Scriptural message and minimal preparation!
From the Publisher: Now all 104 skits from the popular Bible Skit Book and More Bible Skits are together in one, easy to use volume. Enhance any Bible lesson by using a fun skit to tell a familiar Bible story in a fresh way, or to illustrate the contemporary application of a Bible truth. Ages 10 to adult. 450 pages.
Teachers, volunteers, children, and even puppets can perform these 30 simple skits quickly and easily At 5-10 minutes each, they're quick and easy, but guaranteed to deliver a Bible-based message that children will remember Written for all who can read -- regardless of acting ability. Build confidence in your children, as they use the simple facial-expression symbols beside each line to put the right feeling into each line. Words that should be spoken with emphasis are printed in caps, to help beat the "monotone syndrome" and ensure that everyone catches key concepts. You will get: Suggestions for expanding the message of each script with Scripture readings and discussion points. Suggestions for tying in to other topic ... more
Don't have a lot of time to rehearse? Try these quick-start techniques using imagination starters, signs, props, hats and a variety of other ideas to immediately engage children in a sketch or interactive story. Help your kids discover the richness of God's word by connecting them to a biblical message through drama. Use the skits to enhance a teaching lesson, let the kids present to other children, or involve children as worship leaders in a worship service. Everyone involved in children's ministry will benefit from this book!