Here is a
chance for your
group to perform its way through the Gospel of Matthew.
three Judges, a time keeper and a gong.
need three or four performers and to choose a name. They will receive
task one act before their performance.
a few groups then each group may act twice.
score each group out of ten. Those who have the top scores in the first
round compete in the final.
(Two minute skits with two minutes for preparation)
Your mission is to say the list of ancestors of Jesus as if it was a
in a foreign language to someone asking directions to a shop.
person is a news commentator and has to speak very fast while
the Magi riding their camels to Bethlehem and arriving.
3. Tell a
acting out being puppets:The Temptation of Jesus. (Matt.4: 1-17)
The team has two people sitting on chairs. Each person on a chair has
sitting behind being the hands for them, while being interviewed for a
TV show about anger. (Matt.5: 21-26)
giving money, but so that everyone notices them. (Matt 6:1-4)
the word "switch" is said by a judge the performers reverse roles.
between being judgmental and not. (Matt. 7:1-6)
Act out the drama without words. (Matt. 13:47-52)
8. Tell a
Start at the end, then the middle then the beginning. The
Modern sound effects occur in the background and you have to include
in the story that you are acting out. The triumphant entry. (Matt.
person (goat) has to persuade the others that he is a sheep.
The people have to act out the opposite to what is normal. eg. The
commission. (Matt 28:19-20)
WHO WON THE FIRST ROUND
1. Act out
eg. fasting, righteous, saved, born again, disciple.
2. A poem:
in the group stands in a straight line facing the audience and says one
word of a poem for two minutes. Topic: Jesus' Birth.
one word per person: Demanding a sign. (Matt 16:1-4)
4. Sing a Song:
group sings a song about the ten young women. (Matt 25:1-13)