[Cell Phone Rings]
SPEAKER 1: Hello? ..... Oh, Hi Jesus! ....you
want me to what?!?!.... Well okay, if you say so .. Alright, see
ya Jesus, nice talking to you!
[SPEAKER 1 moves to background]
[Cell Phone Rings]
SPEAKER 2: Sup?..... No way? Jesus! It’s been
awhile bro! How you been?....... You need me to what?... Alright
dude, whatever you say! Catch ya later!
[SPEAKER 2 moves to background]
[SPEAKER 3 pulls out cell phone to
[reading aloud as he or she types]:
Howdy Jesus! What’s the shindig up in Heaven these days?
ADVISOR: Hey, ready to go bowling?
Speaker 3: Yeah just one sec, let me answer
Jesus real quick!
Advisor: Jesus is texting you again? What’s
Speaker 3: Well he says he wants us to go on
a journey or something….
Advisor: Then what are we waiting for? Let’s
[SPEAKER 3 and ADVISOR move to
[SPEAKER 1 moves forward and
pretends to pack his/her bags]
SPEAKER 1: Mom! Where’d I put my guitar? ….
I’m packing. ….. Yes I packed underwear …. Yes I packed toothpaste
…. Yeah, Jesus needs me for a journey. … Thanks mom! Alright, so I
just need to find my guitar. Oh! And underwear and toothpaste. Mom
always has the best ideas.
[SPEAKER 1 moves to the background]
[SPEAKER 2 moves forward. He/she
pretends to be following a GPS signal around.]
SPEAKER 2: It’s a good thing I have this GPS.
I’d wander in the desert for 40 years without it.
[SPEAKER 2 follows GPS into the
[SPEAKER 3 and ADVISOR move
forward. ADVISOR pretends to
push a shopping cart and SPEAKER 3
puts things in the cart.]
ADVISOR: Now we’re on a budget here, so we
can only buy the bare necessities. Hey! What’d you just put in
SPEAKER 3: Cheez-Its…
ADVISOR: Cheez-Its, what’re Cheez-Its?
SPEAKER 3: It’s like cheddar flavored
ADVISOR: Oh! Well in that case we’d better
get some grape juice to go with it.
[SPEAKER 3 and ADVISOR push the
cart into the background]
is sitting pretending to play guitar and singing. SPEAKER 2 walks
SPEAKER 1: **Singing some praise song**
SPEAKER 2: Hey! I know that song!
SPEAKER 1: Cool! I learned it because Jesus
wanted me to go on a journey.
SPEAKER 2: You’re on a journey for Jesus!?
Hey! I’m on a journey too!
SPEAKER 1: I was on a journey.
SPEAKER 2: You were on a journey.
SPEAKER 1: Yeah. But I have absolutely no
idea where I’m going.
SPEAKER 2: Well I have a GPS. Why don’t you
come with me? I’ll navigate, and you can be in charge of music.
[SPEAKER 1 and SPEAKER 2 walk
around for a little]
[SPEAKER 1 and SPEAKER 2 sit down
as if they’re famished. SPEAKER 3 and ADVISOR walk past]
SPEAKER 3: Hey, are you guys ok?
SPEAKER 1: We’re a little hungry.
ADVISOR: Well what are you doing out here?
SPEAKER 2: Jesus called us to go on a
journey. We met up along the way, and we’ve been helping each
other, but we forgot to bring any food.
SPEAKER 1: I haven’t eaten in like 45
SPEAKER 3: Hey! We’re on a journey for Jesus
ADVISOR: Yeah, and we have plenty of food,
why don’t you come with us?
SPEAKER 3: Here, have some Cheez-Its.
ADVISOR: And some grape juice!
[ADVISOR and the SPEAKERs) wonder
around together and arrive at the pulpit,
where the PASTOR is
standing. A phone rings. SPEAKER 2 pulls out his/her phone.]
SPEAKER 2: Hello? … It’s for you.
[SPEAKER 2 hands phone to PASTOR]
PASTOR: Hello? Oh hi Jesus. … Yeah, I’ll tell
them… Ok see ya later! Jesus says he wants everyone to join the
[The actors lead the congregation
in “Hamba Nati.”]
written by Emmett
Eldred and Kerrick van Asselt
Church of the Brethren
National Youth Cabinet members
from Middle Pennsylvania District
and Western Plains District
National Youth Sunday 2014 resources