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Every church has at least one Gloria Gossiper, Nosey Natalie, Know-it-All Kevin, Oscar the Overcomer, Rejoicing Regina, Fake Felicia, Flirty Fannie, Bold Barbara, Sanctified Sharon, Devoted David, Busy Bob, etc. We invite you to come and take a glimpse at Church Folks and see how Patient Pastor Perry encourage his parishioners to mature and go to the next level.  We pray that Church Folks will help us to see ourselves and change where we need to change and be encouraged as we see how far we have come. 

Cost: $18.00 (NC Residents add 6.75% Sales Tax)

Those who have produced this play thus far comment on what a success it was and how it opened some eyes and causes us to see ourselves!

Product # CFE-4024 ($18.00 -  sent via email only)

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This is two scene play (full length). The primary setting is the church. The play is an hour to 1.5 hours depending on the length of the songs you choose to sing.

Characters:

Gossiping Gloria:  Age – late 30s.  Always at church and never misses any special events.

Nosey Natalie:  Age – early 40s.  Inquisitive about others.

Know-It-All Kevin –  Late 20s or early 30s. Always trying to prove the bible and quick to correct the pastor.

Oscar Overcomer – Enthusiastic and in the choir

Rejoicing Regina (Mother Pierce’s daughter-in-law, and Devoted David’s wife)

Bold Barbara – Vocal, nonsense type personality

Sanctified Sharon (is in the choir.  Very vocal)

Busy Bob (locks up the church, willing to do whatever is asked of him)

Devoted David (humble and always looking for ways to help. Rejoicing Regina’s husband and Mother Pierce’s son.  He is also a deacon).

Wishy-Washy Wanda – Between the ages of 45 – 50.  Married to Dominating Deacon Dawson.  She is in the choir.

Patient Pastor Perry – Pastor of First Church.  In his 40s, dresses well, great speaker, very humble, spiritually sound.

Overlooked Lady Perry – In her late 30s or early 40s.  Elegant – married to Pastor.

Dominating Deacon Dawson – Between the ages of  45 – 55.  Married to Wishy-Washy Wanda.  Very domineering.

Shouting Sallie - Always ready to praise.  Very vocal.

Backslidden Betty – Attends church occasionally.

Minister Wannabeseen -  Associate minister at First Church. Loves to be noticed.

Mother Pierce – Wise, in her late 60s or early 70s (can wear makeup to look the age).  She is a pillar at First Church.

Fake Felicia – In her twenties  or early thirties.  She says one thing but in heart doesn’t mean it.

Desperate Darlene – Attractive and single.  She is in the choir.  (If your musician is a female change Darlene to Danny)

Choir  - (can use most of the same people if you desire)

Ushers (at least 4)

Congregation

Musician Melvin – First Church new musician.  Anointed and very spiritual.  (if your musician is female, change name to Marcia and adjust as needed)

Flirty Fannie – In her late 40s.  Flirts with the Pastor and ignores the pastor’s wife.

Two People at the End of the Line to greet Pastor (can use two of the choir members)

Excerpts from Play (Copyrighted Material)

 

Excerpts from Scene I

Setting:  Sunday morning church service is almost over.  Pastor has asked Minister Wannabeseen to make a couple of announcements.  She is already at the podium when the curtains open the musician is playing softly. 

Minister Wannabeseen:  Isn’t God good?

Congregation:  All the time.

Minister Wannabeseen:  Pastor asked me to make an announcement and to dismiss us but I tell you, God has just been so good to me; I just have to give Him praise.  Hallelujah! 

Congregation:  (A few amens)

Minister Wannabeseen:  Come on stand to your feet and give God some praise. 

Congregation: (some stand and clap, some remain seated – Shouting Sallie is the first one to stand)

Mother Pierce:  (sitting on the front row – she does not stand.) Bless the Lord.

Minister Wannabeseen: Come on, I’m talking about God, He is worthy of your praise. Didn’t He wake you up this morning?  Didn’t He open doors for you? 

Bold Barbara: (seated – folding her arms) Didn’t we already have praise and worship?

Shouting Sallie:  (standing – on the same row where Bold Barbara is seated)  Hallelujah! Yes, God is good.

Minister Wannabeseen:  I tell you He is just so good.  You know when I think of His goodness, I can’t help but say “Hallelujah”!

Shouting Sallie: (shouts Hallelujah and starts dancing)

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Excerpts from Scene II

(Copyrighted Material)

Musician Melvin: Amen.  Okay, we are not going to be here too long tonight.  Pastor has a special request this week and would like for us to sing “The Presence of the Lord is Here” and “Thou Art A Shield For Me”. So Brother Oscar, I need for you to be prepared to sing your part on Sunday.  Let’s briefly go over the “The Presence of the Lord is Here” and then we will go right into the meeting,

Oscar the Overcomer:  Will do (moves to the front and gets a microphone – you could also have Musician Melvin to lead a portion of the song with Oscar)

Musician Melvin:  (plays the song and the choir joins in.  They sing it flawlessly. You can have Oscar and Melvin sing.  If your musician is a female, you can change the name to Marcia, change Desperate Darlene to Desperate Danny).

Musician Melvin:  Sounds good to me.  That’s one of the songs we will do on Sunday. Now, why we called a special meeting tonight - I wanted to meet with everyone tonight so we can discuss a few things.

Choir Member #1 – Oh, brother, here we go.

Musician Melvin:  Is there a problem?

Choir Member #1 – Oh, I’m sorry.  It’s just that when our last musician said that, he ended up leaving.

Musician Melvin:  I see.  Well, I just have some housekeeping things I’m concerned about. (speaks slowly as if careful in choosing his words)  As you know, I’ve only been here for three months.  I have fallen in love with the ministry and the vision Pastor has for the ministry.  I have sat back and observed and tried to allow time for us to grow together as a ministry team.  You all do understand that singing in the choir is ministry?

Sanctified Sharon(blurting out)  That’s what I have been telling them for years!

Musician Melvin:  Thank you Sister Sharon.  What about the rest of you?  Do you believe singing in the choir is ministry?

Choir Members:  (some comment “of course” others nod their heads yes, some give no reply at all)

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