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BLESSED REDEEMER a short play
by Richard L. Provencher  
12/11/2008 / Skits and Plays


A Short Christmas Church Play for
Maximum Audience Participation


Blessed Redeemer by Richard & Esther Provencher


During the evening while KING HEROD slept, three MAGI

crossed into Bethlehem on their CAMELS.


The MAGI had followed a bright STAR for many miles. And

now it remained high above this small village. Their CAMELS

were excited as they walked across the dusty street.


Before them was a stable, bathed in brightness from

the STAR, unmoving as if waiting for something special to

take place.


A Father watched proudly as the baby's Mother caressed her

newborn baby tenderly. {song sung: ie Mary did you know?}


The CAMELS stirred anxiously. PIDGEONS saluted with their

soft sounds. COWS impatiently swung their necks. And a

DONKEY let loose with a scream of happiness.


Now ALL PARTICIPANTS and humans gathered around the baby.

They knew He was very special and that the world would

never be the same again.


And EVERYONE joined together to sing - Silent Night.


Yes, this baby's name is Jesus. As he grows up he will

also be called -- Blessed Redeemer -- Lion of Judah

Immanuel Saviour Healer -- Prince of Peace -- The Great

I Am - And King of Kings.


The End


Richard & Esther Provencher 2008 All Rights Reserved


CAST OF CHARACTERS

Narrator: (reads the story slowly)
Mary & Joseph: (two members beside a manger)
Animals: (church members respond from their seats)

Audience participation: (random selection from congregation)
When you hear the word "KING HEROD" say loudly and slowly Snore! Snore!

When you hear the word "MAGI" say loudly and slowly: Gold! Frankencense! Myrr!

When you hear the word "CAMELS" say loudly and slowly: Clippity Clop! Clippity Clop!

When you hear the word "STAR" swing a flag slowly:
Back and forth several times.

When you hear the word "PIDGEONS" say loudly and slowly: Coo! Coo!

When you hear the word "COWS" say loudly and slowly: Mooo! Mooo!

When you hear the word "DONKEY" say loudly and slowly: Hee-Haw! Hee-Haw!

* * *

Note: The purpose of this short play is to encourage audience participation in a church setting, using adults and children. It is an ice-breaker, a fun time, with no practice required. Animal ID and words to say can simply be typed out and given randomly to those in attendance at the time.

Richard & Esther Provencher 2008 All Rights Reserved

My wife, Esther and I really enjoy writing. It is an excellent salve, in addition to prayers, a great wife and family during my continuing recovery from a stroke/aneurysm. You can contact us at: richardprov2@gmail.com re comments on our work. We live in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Pray for others.

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