The Last Days
First Sunday of Advent
from the book
SUNDAY MORNING READERS' THEATER
Cast: PREACHER and CONGREGATION, three WOMEN and three MEN
Seven stools are arranged in a "V" shape leading away from the audience with the PREACHER's stool at the apex. The PREACHER takes his stool first and settles himself self-importantly. The members of the CONGREGATION file in slowly and take the remaining stools. The CONGREGATION will keep their eyes on the PREA CHER throughout their time on stage but their stools should be arranged so that they will not have to turn their faces too far away from the audience.
PREACHER: (In a loud and impressive voice) Praise to God that we are gathered here once again to celebrate a new day!
PREACHER: There will not be many more such days and we must give thanks for each and every one.
PREACHER: And why will there not be many more such days? Because the day of the Lord is nigh!
PREACHER: The day is coming that is revealed in the scriptures, the ...
This First Sunday of Advent drama, The Last Days, is based on Luke 21:20-36 and relates to First Sunday of Advent of Cycle C of the lectionary. This drama is excerpted from the book SUNDAY MORNING READERS' THEATER. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, Stories, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary preaching, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...