Miracles of Jesus Assembly and/or Guided Reading Scripts
Miracles of Jesus Assembly and/or Guided Reading Scripts can be used as a class play (for performance) or as a set of guided reading scripts within the classroom – there are a set of questions for class discussion included in the Production Notes.
The five plays within this assembly are:
- Turning Water into Wine
- Feeding the Five Thousand
- Walking on Water
- The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead
- Healing Miracles including Healing the Man Born Blind
A cast of 30 – Narrator plus Student, with a cast of 5 for the first 4 plays and then cast of 8 for the fifth.
Duration: Around 10 minutes not including hymns
Miracles of Jesus Assembly. Sample Text:
Music 1 Love Divine All Loves Excelling hymn
(Cast files into the hall, seating themselves along two rows of fifteen seats, facing the audience; Narrator and Student standing to one side)
Narrator: Good morning and welcome to our assembly on
Cast: (Together) Miracles!
Narrator: The miracles of
Cast: (Together) Jesus!
Student: Wow! This should be amazing! I’ve never seen miracles performed live before!
Narrator: And I wouldn’t count on seeing any here today!
Student: (Protesting) But
Narrator: (Interrupting) But nothing! Jesus never intended his work to be seen as magic! He was not there to entertain but to teach.
Student: (Stifling a yawn) If you say so!
Narrator: I most certainly do! So, if you don’t mind, we’ll get going with the very first miracle Jesus performed at that Wedding in Cana.
Music 2 Hymn – Lord at Cana’s Wedding Feast
Play 1 Water into Wine Miracle
(Enter Jesus, bride, groom, servant 1 & 2)
Jesus: Was ever there a happier occasion than a wedding?
(Bride and groom talking together in worried tones)
Bride: What are we to do?
Groom: This is a disaster!
Jesus: But wait? What is the matter with our happy couple?
Servant 1: Have you not heard?
Servant 2: The wine has run out!