This Christmas musical narrates the precious details of the timeless story of our Savior's miraculous birth. A grandmother and granddaughter read the Christmas story together each year and we see them develop as they relive the Christmas story together.
Beth has been practicing hard for the church Christmas pageant. But her dad may be too busy at work selling cars to make it to the program. Exhausted from practice, with lines from Luke 2 swirling in her mind, she drifts off to sleep and is transported in her imagination to Bethlehem 2000 years ago. Here she witnesses the familiar story first hand.
Christmas Conversation offers a collection of short, easily rehearsed scenes, intertwined with sparkling new Steven V. arrangements that ask the question: "What does Christmas mean to you?" presents a variety of challenging perspectives about Christmas along with contemporary songs.
In the small western town of Incarnation, Christmas is celebrated with grit, giddy-up and gusto! They like to think of themselves as "the most Christmassy town in the west." Round up some rambunctious cowpokes, some forward-thinkin' townsfolk, a manger on loan and a lot of raucous yee-haw for "The Loaned Manger."
Michael, "the little drummer boy," attends Calvary Christian School, where he plays in the band. The students are getting ready for the Christmas parade under the direction of their new music teacher, Mrs. Newman. When we surrender our lives to God and allow Him to be the song in our hearts, He will use us for His glory.
Spend your Christmas at Fort Faithful with peace-keeping troops led by Sergeant Smarter with Private Eye, Private Elvis Presby, and Private Gomer Smyle as Unit 12-25 embarks on a mission called Operation Christmas Child. But just who is this "Christmas Child" and what's inside the many gifts they must deliver?
A Star is Born follows a group of children preparing for a big Christmas television production. When Sophia the actress comes to play the role of Mary, the director and the other actors try to help her understand that the "star" of any Christmas production is Jesus Christ. The main lesson is to be humble and allow God to use you for His glory
When two teams go head-to-head in a game show contest designed to help needy families at Christmas, they also come face-to-face with big character lessons. They learn the value of teamwork, the danger of pride, how Jesus helps us overcome fear - and that when we apply truth to our lives, God changes our hearts through the power of Jesus Christ. With fun, kid-friendly arrangements and a wide variety of speaking roles for children, this fast-paced 42-minute musical is sure to be a hit among adults and children alike
It’s a zoo out here! Bethlehem’s homes and inns may be bursting at the seams with travelers for the census, but that can’t compare with the ruckus of animals in the stable. Even the hillsides are crowded with sheep. How would they ever know that they would soon be put face to face with the angel Gabriel and a sky full of heavenly host? appox. 41 minutes
Created by Dave Clark and Emily Mingledorff, the action all takes place within a church's kids ministry room, dubbed "KidCity." With the timeline leading up to their annual Christmas celebration, this 26-minute musical for kids choir is nonstop fun, chock-full of cleverly written songs (the kids will walk away knowing the major and minor prophets!), all supported by an effortlessly effective, heartwarming script.
Styled after such memorable projects as Mary, Did You Know? and Written in Red, David Guthrie and Dave Williamson have crafted another powerful project accessible to choirs of all sizes. Using proven songs your congregation will know and love, Start at the Manger does not require soloists, special staging or drama to tell the Christmas story simply, in all of its power.
Featuring a full cast with choir, this musical comedy is a Norman Rockwell painting come to life! Remembering the days when The Saturday Evening Post found its way into American homes and hearts, this Broadway style musical is fast and fun, yet offers a clear message of the true meaning of Christmas in its entertaining dialogue and drama. The Christmas Post takes the audience into a world of ordinary Americans who, just like people today, need to rediscover their faith in Jesus and be reminded of what Christmas is really all about.
David Guthrie's poignant narration explores the miraculous events of Christ's birth beginning with the angel's startling visit to Mary. Bruce Greer brings his sensitive, artistic touch to the SATB arrangements and orchestration. Created for SATB and narrator, this accessible work is designed for choirs of all sizes. Duration 35 minutes.
With a dynamic imagination, Lara, the teenage lead, escapes from reality by projecting her problems into a '60s and '70s make-believe world of TV perfect families and disco-dancing schoolmates. Lara's biggest problem is trying to discern the truth while weeding through the mixed messages that she gets from parents and teachers, television and movies, advertising and news, friends and neighbors. The dialogue is real, dealing with teenage problems. . . and an issue that all of us deal with: finding who we are in Christ.
The musical opens as the children embark on a fun week of hiking and swimming at Camp Koinonia. But much to their disappointment, when they arrive a torrential downpour leaves them "jailed up" in the mess hall. While the children are inside, the Camp Director and the Junior Counselors teach them about Paul, Silas and Peter's experiences being "locked up," and how prayer and praise makes a difference.
t's time for the annual "Cram and Jam" at Promise U to study for the big P2F2P2Y2K exam (or Precious Promises to Famous Followers of the Past 2000 Years.) "Sam, I Am" the dee jay provides the music for jammin' while faculty and friends help with the crammin' as they review God's promises to seven major figures in the history of evangelism. In the end, students identify God's greatest promise, "Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
The musical centers around spring training for the Eagles baseball team. There's a new rookie, Mac Wire, who has been training with the team for forty days and forty nights, but is scared about tripping in the outfield, dropping the ball, and striking out. Mac learns the important lessons: We need to "suit up" in the armor of God, and should use God's word when the heat is on; each person is important and it takes a team; the world says you're finished when you strike out, but that's not so with Jesus Christ; and that the best players are the ones who spend most time with their "Head Coach"
This energetic musical from Celeste Clydesdale teaches children about growing in Christ. As the children help Mr. MacDonald with his harvest, he teaches them the parable of the seed and the sower. When they're visited by some mischievous crows and some rumor weeds, they begin to understand that the best way to produce the fruit God desires in their lives is to plant their roots firmly in God's word.
Alpha and Omega describes God's plan for believers and His only begotten Son from creation to the agony of the cross and the triumph of His resurrection. We are allowed to relive the zeal of His disciples and His triumphal entry into Jerusalem.The complete work of Christ is revealed as the Light of the world is crucified for the darkness of the world.
The Wonderful Cross makes a dynamic Easter musical accessible for choirs of all sizes. The Wonderful Cross requires only a single Worship Leader/Narrator, and does not need staging beyond what your church would use on a normal Sunday morning. Dave Williamson's creative arranging requires only one solo, but certain sections have been marked in the choral book as optional solos, if you prefer to include additional soloists. The Wonderful Cross calls us to look at all Christ did for us on the cross, and to praise Him and worship Him as He alone is worthy.
Three Days is a compelling, new Easter musical about the last hours of Jesus' life on earth. Their goal was two-fold: to offer the life-changing Easter story in a simple, powerful way in order to encourage and renew the faith of believers and to provide an opportunity for non-believers to hear and see the truth of Jesus'' sacrifice and triumph.
Together we look through the eyes of characters and experience the emotions of how Jesus affected them . . . the doubt that Thomas had to overcome . . . the heart of a mother watching the last week of her Son's life . . . the political tensions of Pilate, and the control Caiphas exerted . . . imagine how John must have felt the morning he ran to the empty tomb and was greeted by angels.
The Resurrection and the Life allows your music ministry to express Scripture's story of redemption in your own unique way. Designed specifically for churches that create their own Easter pageants, this rich collection covers a dozen of the most significant events from the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Each powerful scene in The Resurrection and the Life can be combined with your own creative ideas to fashion a vivid portrait of our Savior.
Eyes of Faith uses filmed characters on DVD (Simeon, Judas, Mary Magdalene and Peter) with live narration, choir and soloists. These followers of Jesus are interviewed in "TV newsmagazine" style, revealing their insights, feelings and emotional responses to the Easter story. We see how their lives were affected and changed by Jesus, and realize that He is still affecting and changing lives today.
For God so loved the world that he gave His own Son!" Celebrate the heart of God this Easter by unveiling the most profound message of all: love. A powerful Easter musical that focuses on the evidence of God's unconditional love for all people. Experience The Love of Jesus, and be moved by the wonder and mercy of our Savior through his birth, life, death and resurrection.
For their "Saturday Service," kids are helping the caretaker at Fairview Gardens prepare for the annual Easter sunrise service. As they rake, sweep, scrub and clip, the children recall the highlights of the Passion Week with joyous, high-energy songs, ranging from Broadway to ethnic to hip hop to salsa, along with thoughtful compositions about Jesus' suffering and sacrifice for our sins. This highly evangelistic musical details Jesus' last days to help children fully appreciate the gospel or Good News . . . from a Grave!
Journeying from Calvary to Pentecost, including an inspirational exploration of the Apostle Paul, A.D. traces the biblically historical impact of the resurrection on the first century church -- ultimately issuing a bold call of faith on the church of today.