Every year, Jim’s daughter buys him a clay nativity figurine from a local sculptor as part of their yearly Christmas celebrations. But because of the pandemic and the shutdown that resulted, the sculptor closed shop and the tradition unexpectedly died. As Jim decorates the tree, everything seems different, and he has ask for grace to be pliable clay in the Potter’s hand.
Written so that it can performed as a monologue on stage, filmed for your online service, or as a dramatic reading if you’re doing church via Zoom, this script will help your church find the GRACE that’s at the heart of the Christmas story all over again this year!
Themes: Christmas, Advent, Home, Grace, Monologue, Pandemic, Reader’s Theatre, COVID-19, Nativity, Gifts, Traditions
Week Four in the Finding Advent series.
- Story Type: Reading or Monologue
- Cast: 1 Reader or Actor; written for Male but can be modified for Female
- Time: 3-4 mins
- Format: Downloadable, printable PDF
- Series: Part of the Finding Advent Series (5 scripts total)
- License of Use