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Leaping Off the Page: Christmas Edition by L. Ruth Carter
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A collection of plays, short stories, and poems, this is a resource for churches to use for developing their Christmas programs. The material includes simple performance pieces which can be produced by small, modest groups as well as by larger congregations.
Two for the Chancel by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Two for the Chancel includes two Reader's Theater light dramas to be performed in the church chancel. The theme of The Easy Button is How freedom to choose came into the world and what it means for us, and of Four Drumsticks, Respecting God’s Creation while Honoring Mind and Community.
Dazzling Lights by Neeti Tibrewala
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Zechariah is struck dumb by an angel, in Luke 3: 7 - 18. His loss of voice becomes a metaphor for me, of forgetting that all things are possible with God. As I entered into ministry after graduating from The Iliff School of Theology, I wondered what would happen in my writing life. Would I doubt the birth of something new and lose my voice as Zechariah did?
Transcendology Can Reform Religions by Peace Seeker
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Inspirational
A screenplay about a spiritual journey that can bring new perspectives into religions. John was mentally in sync with the entire community. It was like Tapping Into the Mind of God. This Higher Self is called by many different names, but it ultimately is beyond any metaphysical concept. Spiritual seekers have experienced the enlightenment and tranquility that makes life enjoyable.
A New Star by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A Children's Nativity Musical. Suitable for Year 3 (approx. age 8) - whom the main text is aimed at, and under, although others can also get involved. You can download all of the audio tracks for free from the website associated with this work. This work is offered free to schools, nurseries and church groups that wish to raise funds for themselves, their PTAs or their closely related charities.
A Dialogue on Trinity by Domenic Marbaniang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
13-Year old Madeleine approaches her dad, Rev. Clarke, for answer to a question on Trinity and a dialogue ensues. They begin by discussing problems of consciousness and personality in the Three persons of the Godhead and proceed on to evaluate various theories, models, and views on the doctrine before finally evaluating the concept of "Unity" in Zeno's paradoxes and in the Priestly prayer of Jesus
In Their Own Words: An Eyewitness Account Of Christmas by Flip van der Merwe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Just imagine...What would happen if we could go back to that first Christmas, and have the characters tell their own stories? "In Their Own Words: An Eyewitness Account of Christmas" takes you back to that long-ago night, and the people who were there. Meet the characters everybody knows and also a few unknowns like Mary’s father, the innkeeper, and the little boy with no name.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
"Conversion Rites and Wrongs" won the author the "Best Director" award when performed in Sydney's "Crash Test Drama" in 2012. It is a short play for a man and a woman, in which they discuss the pros and cons of converting to Islam. It is meanty to be comedic, not didactic. There are no fees for performance as long as the author is correctly attributed.
Salvation by Alan Cliff
Price: Free! Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Full Length Play, written and premiered in 2013. The play, with a cast of four (2M, 2F) follows the relationships, experiences and pressures of three workhouse inmates and a contentious new arrival - a nurse - during mid-nineteenth century Ireland. Story follows the courage and bravery of those in a tragic and harrowing environment striving to harness one objective: Survival.
The Case of the Broken Heart by Richard von Fuchs
Price: Free! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A smooth talking American evangelist is building a church in a small town outside Vancouver and drops dead in the middle of a sermon. Many people who know and serve him have a motive to kill him. Was it murder or heart disease?
A Lesson in Preparedness by Bryan Simpson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
What happens when you go before a group of people unprepared? This skit will show you every ugly angle. Two people have agreed to sing a song during a church service, but haven't practiced. The narrator will present every possible outcome of this performance. This is a fun skit that will keep everyone's attention. Combined with a good hymn, it will give a powerful message to any church member.
Bloodlines - a play in two acts by Paula Parker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
"Ladies and gentlemen of the Gallery. Before you are three condemned men. You are here to witness their execution." Bloodlines is a stage play about Jake and Joey, two brothers who are partners in crime.
Christian Skits & Such by Nick Angelis
You set the price! Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This ebook contains between twenty and forty works (depending on your counting skills) written for any possible occasion. How can you perform skits about brainsucking zombies, murderous Mob families, and bulimic beluga whales in church (or anywhere else)? And let's not forget grammatically challenged ninjas. Buy Nick's new multi-format ebook and find out, or wonder forever.
Les Dirás esta Palabra by Orlando Fernandez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2014 by unos& otros cultural Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Los capítulos que forman esta breve obra tocan parte del amplio abanico temático de una Introducción a la lectura de la Biblia. En sentido general, las “introducciones” tienen como propósito prepararnos para lecturas fluidas e inteligentes de una materia. Para leer –y vivir-, la Palabra de Dios con provecho espiritual, también es menester haber leído una intro-ducción a la Biblia.
Biblical Imagery and Quotations in Murder in the Cathedral by Anand Mathew
You set the price! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A martyrdom is never the design of man; for the true martyr is he who has become the instrument of God, who has lost his will in the Will of God, not lost it but found it, for he has found freedom in submission to God. The martyr no longer desires anything for himself, not even the glory of martyrdom.
A Quick Guide to "Murder in the Cathedral" by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 27 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 160. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Murder in the Cathedral” by T. S. Eliot was first performed in 1935. It is a verse drama that presents the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170.
The Pastor's Child by Temienor Tuedon
Price: $12.50 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A pastor’s child wakes up and begins to ask all the forbidden questions. The pastor is distraught. Is this going to be his dreaded apocalypse? Sure enough things grow from bad to worse as the penchant for asking questions becomes infectious. Meanwhile, his wife and a trusted family friend are in their own ways more than casually interested in the pastor's venture: The Tintinnabulation Ministry.