Item description for It Takes Courage: A Monologue, Readers' Theater, and Scripts for Drama Ministry by Pam Speights...
Overview With this award-winning collection of scripts for drama, readers' theater, and a monologue, teachers and drama coordinators will find exactly what they are looking for -- plays that touch the hearts of the congregation while also helping the participants to develop their abilities in the fine arts. As an added bonus, the scripts included herein can all be produced without sets or props making them especially suited to be used as dramatic insertions during worship services. It Takes Courage includes: Be A Blessing -- a drama based on a true story of a unique challenge given to a congregation by its pastor. What's In Your Backpack? -- a sketch about a teen who chooses to trust God when wrongly accused and sent to in-school suspension. Where Is Courage? -- a play which portrays children searching for true bravery. Every Knee Shall Bow -- readers' theater based on Revelation 5 and 6. This Joy We Share -- readers' theater written for women that explores the amazing power of the Holy Spirit. Who Is In Control? -- a monologue with one adult woman portraying the mother of the apostle Paul.
Publishers Description "Not too short, not too long, not hard to memorize, not hard to stage, and just the right message" -- it can be a real challenge to find uplifting dramatic material that fulfills these requirements. This collection of six award-winning scripts meets that challenge with meaningful plays that are practical, easy to produce, and touch the heart These flexible sketches can be presented without sets or props, making them well-suited for dramatic insertions during worship. They're also useful as inspirational centerpieces for retreats, women's ministry, teen events, or outreach opportunities. It Takes Courage is a valuable and enriching resource for anyone in drama ministry. Scripts include: * Be a Blessing -- a drama based on a pastor's unique challenge to his congregation * What's in Your Backpack? -- a sketch depicting a teen who chooses to trust God when wrongly accused * Where Is Courage? -- a play about children searching for true bravery * Every Knee Shall Bow -- readers' theater based on Revelation 5 and 6 * This Joy We Share -- readers' theater the amazing power of the Holy Spirit * Who Is in Control? -- a monologue portraying the apostle Paul's mother Pam Speights is the head of the speech department at Wharton County Junior College in Wharton, Texas. She has served as a drama minister and has been a speech and drama teacher for Christian high schools and colleges. Speights is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with bachelor's and master's degrees in speech and communication, and she is currently studying for a doctoral degree in education at the University of Houston. She is an active member of First Colony Church of Christ in Sugar Land, Texas.
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Studio: CSS Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.46" Height: 0.12" Weight: 0.14 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher CSS Publishing Company
ISBN 0788024442 ISBN13 9780788024443
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