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Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings

ChristmasProgramsFRONTCOVERCompiled by C. Michael Perry

Written by Myrth Burr, Carolyn Gifford, Charlee Cardon Wilson

Published and offered in cooperation with Zion BookWorks and Zion Theatricals


Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings Volume 1 Compiled by C. Michael Perry. Featuring the work of Charlee Cardon Wilson, Myrth Burr and Carolyn Gifford, this Resource Manual of outlines and narrative structures will lend creativity and spiritual cohesiveness to your Christmas Sacrament Meeting presentations. All 7 of the selections included use popular Christmas songs and hymns to carry the wonderful message of the birth of the Christ Child to your congregations. A minimum number of individual copies of each program (emailed in a PDF document to you) must be purchased from the publisher to obtain performance or reading rights. The most you could spend on any reading is $8.00. There is no other royalty. Some of the original songs indicated in several scripts can be purchased for use from the Publisher, or other songs substituted. This book is provided as a resource, a perusal service only! Order # 4040 $6.99 Paper (5 x 8) 58 pages (A co-publication of Zion BookWorks and Zion Theatricals). The Resource manual with all the scripts is available from both companies, but the Production Package Scripts (PDFs) are available  on this page. or through Zion Theatricals.

PRODUCT DETAILS:

  • List Price: $6.99
  • 5″ x 8″ (12.7 x 20.32 cm)
  • Black & White on White paper
  • 58 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615918457 (Zion BookWorks)
    ISBN-10: 061591845X
  • BISAC: Drama / Religious & Liturgical
  • Available in print.
  • No KINDLE version available.

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  • Click on the “Add to Cart” button below to purchase the printed Resource Manual for $6.99 + shipping/handling and Maine Sales tax.)(Be sure to enter your ZIPCODE to calculate the shipping)



Programs contained in the Resource Manual:

Purchase only after you have read through the story in the Resource Manual. There are no refunds on the purchases of individual Performance Packages.)


THE INNKEEPER’S STORY by Charlee Wilson

  • CHARACTERS: NARRATOR, INNKEEPER + CHOIR (SATB)
  • NOTE: This was meant to provide a framework for a Christmas Sacrament meeting or Fireside, and the music should be selected to fit the available talents and tastes of those performing it.
  • Songs: O Come, O Come Emmanuel — Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem — Silent Night  (use Our Version) — While By My Sheep or Angels We Have Heard On High (use Our Version) — Away In A Manger (use Our Version) — Only A Baby Came — Baby, What You Gonna Be? — Desert Noel or With Wondering Awe or We Three Kings  — For Unto Us A Child Is Born — Jesus Gift — Come, Follow Me
  • Duplication of TWO copies included in Production Package: $3.00. Order #4041.




THE INNKEEPER’S CHILDREN by Charlee Wilson

  • CHARACTERS: NARRATOR, SARAH (younger child), AARON (older child), SHEPHERD BOY (with Lamb), INNKEEPER (non-speaking pantomime), JOSEPH (non-speaking pantomime), MARY (non-speaking pantomime), SHEPHERDS (non-speaking pantomime, optional) + CHOIR (SATB)
  • NOTE: This is a variation on the INNKEEPER program, planned for a children’s production, using music of your choice by a children’s choir or adult choir. This is more suitable for a stage set than a chapel setting.
  • Songs: O Come, O Come Emmanuel — Angels We Have Heard On High (use Our Version) — Come, Follow Me
  • Duplication of NINE copies included in Production Package: $8.00 Order #4042.




SEEK HIM WITH HASTE by Carolyn Gifford

  • CHARACTERS: Reader 1 (Female), Reader 2 (Male), Reader 3 (Female or Male), + Choir (SATB) and soloists (optional)
  • NOTE: This is a format or structure for the addition of appropriate Christmas songs, carols or hymns. You may use the songs suggested in the script or substitute some of your own choosing.
  • Songs: I Wonder As I Wander — Away In A Manger (use Our Version) — Room In The Inn — Anthem of Christ — Oh, Come All Ye Faithful
  • Plus the original song: Sing Out Silent Night (email for a copy at no charge) OR  Silent Night in an arrangement by James Aulenbach could be substituted.
  • Duplication of FOUR copies included in Production Package: $4.00 Order #4043.




THAT IT MIGHT BE FULFILLED… by Myrth Burr

  • CHARACTERS: Reader, Narrator, Children in Primary (maybe only selected classes), + CHOIR (SATB)
  • NOTE: This is a format or structure for the addition of appropriate Christmas songs, carols or hymns. You may use the songs suggested in the script or substitute some of your own choosing.
  • Songs: Once Within A Lowly Stable — Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem — They Found Him Teaching In The Temple — (A song of your choice) — I Know That My Redeemer Lives — I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day — Joy To The World
  • Duplication of THREE copies included in Production Package: $3.00 Order #4044.




THERE WILL BE PEACE by Myrth Burr

  • CHARACTERS: READER 1, READER 2, CHOIR (SATB)
  • NOTE: This is a format or structure for the addition of appropriate Christmas songs, carols or hymns. You may use the songs suggested in the script or substitute some of your own choosing.
  • Songs: Oh Little Town of Bethlehem or The Star Carol — What Child Is This? — Hark, The Herald Angels Sing (use Our Version) — Silent Night (use Our Version) — O Holy Night — Von Himmel Hoch — I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
  • Duplication of THREE copies included in Production Package: $3.00 Order #4045.




AMERICA’S FIRST CHRISTMAS by Myrth Burr

  • CHARACTERS: NARRATOR, READER (is the voice of Samuel The Lamanite, the people of Nephi III, Jesus Christ), + CHOIR (SATB) with optional soloists
  • NOTE: This was meant to provide a framework for a Christmas Sacrament meeting or Fireside, and the music should be selected to fit the available talents and tastes of those performing it.
  • Songs: (Song of your choice) — Come Follow Me — (Song of your choice) — (Song of your choice) — Song of your choice) —
  • Duplication of THREE copies included in Production Package: $3.00 Order #4046.




LIFT UP YOUR HEAD AND BE OF GOOD CHEER by Carolyn Gifford

  • CHARACTERS: Five READERS + CHOIR (SATB), SOLOIST, ORGANIST
  • NOTE: This program was designed originally to involve the Bishop’s family. His wife and each of his children took turns narrating the words. It is easily adaptable to any family but we still recommend that the long section in the middle of the piece be spoken by the Bishop of the Ward.
  • Songs: Good Christian Men, Rejoice — I Believe In Christ — Joy To The World — O Holy Night(Organ Solo)
  • Plus original songs: O, Holy Child — Descant to Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus (free) — A New Star
  • See Production Package for prices and details.
  • Duplication of FIVE copies included in Production Package: $5.00 Order #4047.



 


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