Caring For God’s Little Ones

Cast Number: 2

Run-time:4 min.

Bible Reference: Psalm 27:3

Categories: Children, Comedy, Family, Leadership, Sermon Starter
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Description

Theme:       A short skit, (with humor), to be used for recruiting workers in the church nursery ministry. A formalized children’s protection program is mentioned, called “Plan To Protect.” Replace this name with the name of the program used in your church.

 

Bible Reference:      Psalm 127:3

 

Cast:         2 (m or f)

 

Set, Sound, Costumes:       standard

 

Props:        desk, chairs, papers

 

Time:        4

 

Sample of script:

 

Don is sitting onstage at desk, reading some papers

after a few seconds Sue cautiously comes onstage, approaches Don

 

Sue:         Excuse me, I was to speak with someone from HR. . . .

 

Don, stands, extends hand:  
Please come on in, have a chair. . . . I am Don, the Human Resources manager.

 

Sue sits

 

Sue:         I’m Sue. I understand you’re recruiting workers in your Junior Clients Department.

 

Don:         Yes, we are. We have a wonderful opportunity for a dedicated individual, preferably one with experience in the area of positive growth development.

 

Sue:         Well I do have my degree in marketing. And I have good secretarial skills, can type 175 words per minute and have experience in Word, Excel and web design.

 

Don:         Well those skills could possibly come in handy along the way. But can you handle it when a first time client cries and wants to go home?

 

 Sue, shock:   Your clients cry?

 

Don:         Well, you have to realize, sometimes it’s separation anxiety when their mom drops them off with strange people.

 

Sue:         You . . .  have . . . strange .. . . people working here?

 

Don:         Well, when it’s the first time the clients have been out things may seem strange until they get acclimatized. But moving on, how are you at telling stories?

 

Sue:         You tell stories to your clients?

 

Don:         Yes, and we sing songs, play games, depends on what our clients enjoy.
And, of course, we have to ensure that our clients have quiet time and a nap.

 

Sue:         You have places for your clients to sleep?

 

Don:         Oh yes, each client has his or her own little bed.
And we need to be sure we look after things when our client has an accident.

 

Sue:         Don’t your clients look after their own accidents?

 

Don:         Realize some of our clients are really just like brand new.

 

Sue:         Exactly what kind of accidents are we talking about here?

 

Don:         We get the whole range! . . .  Could be a simple matter of the client spitting up.

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