using drama in worship

Teenage Mary calls home, an Advent monologue — Ana & Tod Gobledale, UK

Title: I have good news…and bad news… Readings:  Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-55 This dramatic monologue, a phone conversation between pregnant teenage Mary and her Mum, was originally written as the sermon accompanying the lighting of the Advent Candle of Love.  It can be used effectively anytime during Advent. Notes: Mary pauses throughout the conversation when […]

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Mark 9:30-37, dramatised — Pentecost 18, Year B — Tod Gobledale, UK

Reading/Acting parts: Storyteller, Jesus, Peter, Thomas, Judas There is no need to require memorisation; allow readers to hold and read scripts. Full script ready to print and use: PDF Mark 9, 30-37 – drama WORD Mark 9, 30-37 – drama Script Storyteller:      Jesus and his disciples travel through their home country of Galilee.  Jesus teaches a […]

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Genesis 45:1-15 dramatic reading, Pentecost 11A — Joseph

Joseph reveals himself to his brothers. The text used comes primarily from the New Revised Version of the Bible.   Storyteller (leader/narrator): Today’s Hebrew Bible reading is taken from the book of Genesis. We are reading from chapter 45, beginning with the first verse. Before we hear today’s reading, here is a recap … Today’s […]

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Luke 16:19-31, two dramas — Tod Gobledale, UK

1 Timothy 6-12, 17-19 Luke 16:19-31 – the story of Lazarus and the rich man 18th Sunday after Pentecost, Year C This might be used as a way to enliven the scripture or as a sermon starter Script: We have two stories this morning.  The first is from classical literature.  See if you recognize it. […]

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Genesis 32:22-32 drama, wrestling with God – Pentecost 9A

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A Sermon Drama Genesis 32: 22-32 Wrestle with God, receive the blessing. Adapted by Ana Gobledale, UK   Downloads of full text, ready-to-print and use: DRAMA Genesis 32, 22-32, Jacob wrestles PDF DRAMA Genesis 32, 22-32, Jacob wrestles WORD The scripture passage recounts Jacob’s saga, his trials and tribulations. Let […]

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Acts 2, Pentecost Live from Jerusalem, Drama — Ana Gobledale, UK

Wirtten by Ana Gobledale, UK This ‘live’ interview of Peter and Andrew might be used as the sermon or message. Parts:  Andreas, Petros, Thaddeus, Reporter Copies of script ready to download and print: Pentecost Drama Sermon   Word download Pentecost Drama Sermon  PDF download Leader:  Let us imagine ourselves transported through time and space to Jerusalem, two […]

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