An original Kidsermons Puppet Show based on (John 20 : 1 – 18)
Cast: Mercy (Muppet-style puppet), Frannie Funzle (a Funzle), Kit Fox (a fox puppet with a clerical collar) and Gloria (a goose puppet), Gosling (a baby duckling puppet) and a human usher.
Props: 3 Easter egg baskets, empty shell of a real egg in one of the Easter baskets
Original Cast: Mercy: Betsy Frannie: Jill Gloria: Ruth Kit Fox: Pastor Teresa Gosling: Elsa Usher: Karen
Mercy: (Enters holding a basket of Easter eggs.)
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Summary: Mercy Me is worried about Sunday because she does not know what Pente costs. Milo and his French friend, Pierre, explain that a free gift was given at Pentecost; the preaching power of the Holy Spirit.
Cast: Mercy and Milo (muppet-style puppets), Annmarie and Pierre (puppet with a French accent)
Mercy: (Enters looking down and counting…) One, two, three, four, five… oh boy. I don’t think I have enough.
Milo: Umm. Mercy Me? What are you doing?
Mercy: I’m counting my money. I don’t
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Here’s a video recording of the children’s sermon puppet skit “The Stuff of Thanksgiving” from the November 20th, 2011 worship service at West Tokyo Union Church (WTUC) in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.
Biblical Reference: Luke 12:32-34
32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Cast: Milo & Mercy (Muppet-style puppets), and Lioness (lion puppet) Props: Costume jewelry and a sparkly tiara for the lioness;
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Cast of Characters: Mabel the Cow, Baabara the Sheep, a Muppet named Mercy Mee, a Muppet named Milo Yo
Bible Reference: John 14:12 – 14
Mercy Mee: Okay, now where is that verse? It’s one of the best verses in the Bible. This is going to totally change my life! If I can just find it. (Looking through the Bible.) Where is it? I can’t find it anywhere!
Milo Yo: (Enters and watches Mercy for a while.) Hiya Mercy. Whatcha doing?
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Title: A Gift for Faithful Lamb
Text: Matt. 10: 40- 42
Cast: Faithful Lamb, Billy the Kid and Lamb Borgeeny
Narrator: That short Gospel reading, has a BIG lesson in it. Do you remember what Jesus said? How does Jesus want us to show our love to him?….Today Billy the Kid, Faithful Lamb and a new sheep named Lamb Borgeeny are going to help us understand what Jesus said.
(Enter Billy the Kid, carrying some grass. He arranges it carefully while
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Summary: A retelling of the “Road to Emmaus” story.
Cast: Cleopas, Simon, Jesus
Stage Directions: Prop buildings, trees and signs should slowly travel in opposite direction behind the walking puppet characters to simulate traveling.
Cleopas: Simon, if we don’t get started soon, we’ll never make it to Emmaus before dark…. Simon…. I’m going to have to leave without you if you don’t hurry.
Simon: (Offstage) Hey, wait, Cleopas! It’s hard to get ready when my head hurts. And it’s hard to see what I’m
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Summary: An argument about perfection leads to the realization that no one is perfect enough to earn their way into heaven, but because God sent Jesus to redeem us, it is by God’s action that we receive eternal life.
Cast: Kit Fox, a red fox puppet with a long tail; Gloria, a silly goose; Snelly, a large snail.
Kit: (Appears as music ends; keeps singing song and dancing around.) Man those tunes really rock. This was a great idea having a courtyard concert. I love music.
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(This script was used at a church camp called “Wolf Mountain.)
Summary: A sheep with many fears learns to trust the Good Shepherd, Jesus.
Cast: Baaa-Bara Ann; a silly little sheep with some very big worries… and You; a sensible, sensitive type who is willing to help a small sheep.
You: I’d like to tell you the story of The Boy Who Cried “Wolf.” This story is often called a ‘fable,’ because there is a moral at the end; a lesson that is taught
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Gloria: Good evening and welcome. I’m so glad to see all of you here and I hope that you brought some friends and family and neighbors. I brought some friends with me tonight. Would you like to meet them?
Mercy Me come on out here and say “hello!”
Mercy: Well, Mercy Me! Look at all my friends who decided to come!
Gloria: These are all your friends?
Mercy: Of course, they’re mine. Whose did ya think they were?
Gloria: You don’t know all these people,
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