An excellent way to engage young and old in the biblical narratives, reader’s theatre, provides an opportunity for everyone to participate in playing a role and gaining greater knowledge of the characters and events illuminated in the scriptures.
This reader’s theatre/play is an excellent teaching tool focusing on the work that is needed to provide a safe place for God’s people to worship Him in Spirit and truth. The story of Nehemiah has a vital message for every generation, as it shows the power of God to defeat our enemies and provide us with the resources to accomplish the work He gives us to do. Nehemiah, rebuilding the walls
Nehemiah Celebrates God’s Feast of Tabernacles: Once in a Thousand Years
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Cast: Davie family, Leader family, Poffenroth family, Patton Family
Nehemiah and the rebuilding of the wall around Jerusalem teaches us many lessons about our reliance on God for leadership and the value of working together to accomplish God’s purpose. The wall’s restoration provided the people of God with a safe place to worship God and keep the Feast of Tabernacles.
This short Pentecost Readers theatre is especially appropriate for a pre-teen youth group, but will work for any age. The pre-teens enjoy making costumes for this play and creating the headbands with tissue paper flames that can be blown about by a fan to add drama to the script.
A short reader’s theatre script to engage all participants (young and old) in a retelling of “Why this night is different from all other nights” It would be a great dinner activity for Passover (NTBMO) and highlights the key events that this Holy time memorializes. We have used it successfully with church groups or family gatherings.
The Exodus, God’s deliverance of his people from slavery and His dramatic destruction of the Egyptian nation and their gods through a series of ten plagues is the focus of this script. This could be presented as a play or read as a reader’s theatre for Passover (The Night to Be Much Observed).