Resurrected and Ascended

(Based on Mark 16:1-20)


(From Lights, Camera, Action--21 Bible Skits based on the Gospel According to Mark. Scene 9 of Act Two: The Passion and Resurrection of Jesus)

Set and Costume Preparation: Bible-time costumes or improvise costumes. Optional: draw tomb with stone rolled away on background scene.

Choose Your Actors: Narrator, Jesus, Salome, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, Angel, Disciple (one or more actors) and Peter.


Director: “Lights, Camera, Action!”

Narrator: “All of Jesus’ followers were devastated by his death and were deeply mourning their loss. Then, three days later, just after sunrise, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome brought spices to anoint Jesus' body.

Salome: "How will we ever roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?"

Mary Magdalene: “We’ll figure out something when we get there.”

Mary, mother of James: “Yes, we must anoint his body.”

Salome: “We loved him so much!”

Mary Magdalene: “Look! The stone has been rolled away!”

Mary, mother of James: “Let’s go inside.”

Salome: (stuttering, frightened) “Who, who, who are you?”

Angel: "Don't be surprised. . . . 

(End of sample)

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