Examples Of Dramatic Arts In Scripture Proclamation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following entries illustrate how Scripture passages can be proclaimed dramatically. A variety of types of readings are presented here as models to guide worship planners in individual congregations.

An Example Of Readers’ Theater: Psalm 65

The following script calls for Psalm 65 to be read by four readers and the congregation.

On The Road To Emmaus: An Example Of Readers’ Theater

This script calls for three readers to render the gospel lesson from Luke 24:13-35 (niv).

Examples Of Responsive Reading Of Scripture

The following examples all involve the congregation in the proclamation of Scripture. Each script is based on a portion of Scripture with some adaptation in order to highlight the dramatic qualities of the text involved.

The Lost Sheep