LIFEWAY CENTRAL EVANGELICAL CHURCH
SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PLAY 2013
Three Angels (Cherub, Gabriella, Angelica)
Three Wise men
Sound FX: Angel Chimes
(God’s three Angels are sitting on the stairs when the telephone rings, Cherub picks up the phone and listens for a few seconds)
Cherub: Hey Angels, listen up! It’s God!
God: Good Evening Gabriella, Angelica, and Cherub!
All Angels: Good Evening, Sir!
God: Are you Angels ready for your next assignment?
Gabriella: Yes, God, we’re ready and willing!
God: Good! This next assignment I have is just right for you, Gabriella. I want you to find a young woman called Mary in Nazareth to tell her that she’s about to become a mother.
Gabriella: That doesn’t sound hard.
God: It’s going to be a little tricky, because she isn’t married yet… and her boyfriend Joseph is not the father.
Angelica: Wow! That will be a tough assignment! Maybe Cherub and I should go along with Gabriella to make sure things go okay.
God: No, I think Gabriella will do just fine. Besides, I’ll need one of you to go visit her boyfriend, Joseph. Do I have a volunteer?
Angelica: I’ll do that!
God: Thank you, Angelica. Okay, Angels, you’re on your way!
EFX: Angel Chimes
Narrator: We are now in Nazareth, a town in Galilee, where Mary and Joseph live.
[Mary is in her home when Gabriella appears]
Gabriella: Greetings Mary! The Lord is with you!
Mary: How’d you get in my house? The door was locked!
Gabriella: Oh, I have my ways. I am Gabriella, one of God’s angels.
Mary: What are you doing here?
Gabriella: God sent me! Don’t be afraid! You will soon be giving birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.
Mary: How can that be? I’m not even married yet.
Gabriella: Listen up! My mission from God is to tell you that the Holy Spirit will come upon you. The...