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WHEN WE WERE CHILDREN – NOTES - written by Tanis Harms

PREMISE:   the Easter story is told through a few
.          biblical characters as they remember back
.          to when they were children and compare things
.          to what is happening at the moment
STYLE:     program with drama and music
TOPIC:     we need hope, salvation, a gift, grace
SCRIPTURE: Matthew 18:3

NOTES FOR ORGANIZING A CREATIVE ARTS CAMP

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CAST:      (description explanation)
(minimum actors needed: 2 men, 2 women, 4 boys, 4 girls)

SONG 1:     “PREPARE YE THE WAY”
List group and/or soloist/s

SCENE  1:    HOPE
John         (male adult, John the Baptist)
Rueben       (male adult)
John         (male child, John the Baptist)
Rueben       (male child)
Girl 1       (child)
Girl 2       (child)
Narrator 1   (anyone)

SONG 2:     “GOD IS OUR HOPE”
List group and/or Soloist/s

SCENE  2:    SALVATION
Mary         (older female adult)
Adina        (older female adult)
Mary         (female child)
Adina        (female child)
Girl 1       (child)
Girl 2       (child)
Narrator 2   (anyone)

SONG   3:  “WE ALL NEED A SAVIOR”
List group and/or Soloist/s

SCENE  3:    A GIFT
Mary         (female adult)
Martha       (female adult)
Mary         (female child)
Martha       (female child)
Narrator 3   (anyone)

SONG   4:   “GOD’S GIFT”
List group and/or Soloist/s

SCENE  4:    GRACE
Peter        (male adult)
Andrew       (male adult)
Peter        (male child)
Andrew       (male child)
Narrator 4   (anyone)

SONG   5:    “GOD IS OUR SAVING GRACE”
List group and/or Soloist/s


COSTUMES:    Except for Narrators, you can choose to have
.            Bible time costumes for all characters.


SET & PROPS:
LEFT STAGE   (is present day Bible-times)
.           - maybe basket for shopping (empty)
CENTER STAGE (is where the memories happen)
.          - 4 crudely made dolls (or doll for each girl)
.          - Firewood (or sticks, bundled together)


RECOMMENDED SONGS:  pdf with sheet music for voice and piano
.            is included when you buy the director’s package

.            OR you can choose other songs.

When searching for music, decide if you are going to use:
live accompaniment or performance tracks.  Then search
online by typing in a song title followed either by
“performance track”, the word “karaoke”, or sheet music.
Getting the rights for other songs is your responsibility.