Scott Wegener is a multi award-winning creative writer who believes in looking on the lighter side of life’s predicaments but still values how serious life is. This site features a wide variety of Scott's published and performed works. If you want to use any of these pieces, or commission something origional, contact Scott Wegener

Jun 15, 2019

Image of God [children's story]

Brief: Children's story about God's power and being created in His image
Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - June 15, 2019


 
Who here has herd of the story of creation?

In Genesis it it talks about God creating the heavens and the earth in how many days?

ONLY 6!!! How amazing is that!

On the first day, what did God create? (Light)

How did the create it? (Speaking)

Can anyone here make light by speaking? Stand up and show us.

Jun 2, 2019

Small Parts [talents children's story]

Brief: Children's story about everyone's talents being valuable
Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 18, 2019

Before we start I have something I need you all to remember. When you hear the triangle, that means it’s time to go back to your seats.

When a band or an orchestra is playing which part do you think is most import?
Usually whoever has the solo or is playing the melody at the time. So it who’s most important can change throughout a song.

But while the melody probably has the most important part of a song, it doesn't mean the other parts are not important. Without the other parts music just isn’t as good as when everyone does their little bit to add to the music.

May 25, 2019

Let the adults come unto me [children's skit]

Brief: Reversing the roles of kids and adults
Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 18, 2019

[Children actors speak and act out all parts, except the 'adults' mentioned in the story]

Narrator: One day Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee and a large crowd followed Him. They followed him everywhere because they saw him healing the sick and never knew what amazing thing he’d do next. Jesus went up on a mountain side and He sat down with His disciples. Jesus saw that a large crowd was coming to Him and he said to Philip

Jesus: Go and get some bread, so that everyone may eat

Narrator: But Philip answered Him

Philip: Twenty thousand dollars worth of bread would not be enough for everyone here to even receive even a crouton each!

Narrator: Then Andrew, another of Jesus’ disciples, said to Jesus

Andrew: There is an old man here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but that is all we have a obviously isn’t enough to feed so many people.

May 18, 2019

Handling Hypocrites [skit]

Brief: A drama based on  Luke 18:9-14 - Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector

Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 18, 2019

[Philip, A very formally dressed man comes in, and speaks poshly, Tanner, a shabbily dressed bikey is in their view]

Philip: Oh, my lordy! Who is that man? What is he doing in here? Is he lost, or come in here to cause trouble? Where are those deacons when you need them. I hope they're not scratching my Volvo while moving those visitor parking signs which were in my spot. I hope they come and remove that man before I give my big offering today. I wouldn't want him stealing it as it passes by him.
What's with that scribbling all over his arms. Tattoos should not be allowed in the sanctuary. Mark of the beast, indeed. You won't find a tattoo on me, except for the name of the Lord on my heart.

May 11, 2019

Presence for Mothers [mother's day children's story]

Brief: Mother’s Day children’s story

Performance:
Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 11, 2019


I’d like only the children who have ever had a mummy to come down the front please.

( while waiting: Who in the audience has ever had a mother? A grandmother? Great grandmother... related to Eve?)

Who here has, or has had a mum?

Have any of you ever made something for your mum for Mother’s Day?

Did it have hearts on it?

Why did you put hearts on your present?

If you had all the money in the world - what would you give your mum for Mother’s Day?

May 4, 2019

That's Not The Reason [mother's day skit]

Brief: A Mother's Day skit
Performance: Castle Hill Adventurers - May 4, 2019

Narrator: Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to “ancient mysteries solved” - where we answer life's most difficult questions.
We trust you enjoyed our previous lessons on where missing socks go, and how you can convince them to return home.
Today we will explain an ancient mystery to do with Mothers. That is:
Have you ever wondered why mothers get breakfast in bed, and hugs and flowers and cards and crafts with love hearts on them on Mother’s day? Well, we have the answer.
You may think it’s because they spend nine months carrying a bowling ball in their tummy.

Mum: Oh my back!

Narrator: But that’s not the reason.
Often during pregnancy the mother to be can feel quite sick

Mum: Stand back everyone!! SPEW!

Apr 12, 2019

I Am [skit series]

Brief: A series of 7 skits on the I Am statements of Jesus
Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Youth Week Of Worship with Ron Sydney - April 12-20, 2019
  1. I am the true vine – John 15:1-5
  2. I am the bread of life – John 6:35
  3. I am the light of the world – John 8:12, 9:5
  4. I am the gate – John 10:7
  5. I am the good shepherd – John 10:11-14
  6. I am the resurrection and the life – John 11:25
  7. I am the way the truth and the life – John 14:6
Each skit:

Two people sitting around at a retirement home, one with a newspaper (N), the other a Bible (B), with scripts on them if acting live.
Slow to speak and even slower to reply to each other for effect there could be a literal 4-5 second gap between lines as the elderly process the thought and come up with a response. Make the skit about 5 mins
Can be live or pre recorded - Can be same or different couples - Can be any combination of genders


THE VINE


(video intro)

B: Hey [insert elderly person name]

[remember 4-5 second delay for slow thinking EVERY time...]

N: Yeah?

B: Wha-da-ya-reckon Jesus meant when He said ‘I am the true vine’?

N: Dunno.... You sure it says ‘Vine’?

B: Yeah, I am the true vine.

N: Where’s it say that?

B: In John... chapter 15.... verse 1

N: Maybe he was pointing out that he had skinny legs, like a grape vine?

N: Or maybe his skin was flaky like the bark of a grape vine... and was encouraging people to moisturise?

Apr 6, 2019

What a Friend [church welcome]


Brief: A church service welcome


Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - April 6, 2019


[What a friend we have in Jesus is sung by the church first]

What a friend we have in Jesus.

Who here IS a friend of Jesus?

I see a few of you didn’t put up your hands. You’re probably like me:

I’m keen to be a friend of Jesus, but when I went looking, I couldn’t find His Facebook account to friend him. Not an official account anyway so maybe he doesn’t really have an account.

If Jesus were on Facebook, do you think he would send a friend request to EVERYONE in the world? It’s then just up to us to accept his friend request. And we can invite others to be his friend too. Share his posts.

Mar 16, 2019

Safe Seats [church welcome]

Brief: A church service Welcome

Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 18, 2019

Welcome to castle hill seventh day Adventist Church this morning.

If you’re a regular attender here, you’re probably all settled in your usual seating area by now. However...

If you’re a visitor it can be hard to know where to sit.

You know when you visit a new city and you don’t know where all the unsafe areas are.

Well, if this is your first time here you can’t possibly know where all the badly behaved people are sitting in our congregation. So I’m going to help you by holding a little survey and you can take notes.

Feb 3, 2019

Tips for Christian Actors [nerves and line rembering]

Dealing With Nerves

Be it acting, performing a musical item, giving the scripture reading or even taking the sermon, nerves can strike for many at church. These three tips are what calms me down and refocuses me.

Jan 19, 2019

Cool Welcome [Church Welcome]

Brief: A church service welcome

Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - May 18, 2019

Welcome everyone to greatest church service you’ll ever attend... This morning.

Traditionally we like to give a warm welcomes here - But because weve had such a hot week, today I’ll be giving a cool welcome.
[tires to look cool and says, "eyy"]
and an extra cool welcom to the visitors here this morning
[tires to look even cooler and says in a deep voice, "How you doing..."]

Seriously, it’s our prayer you feel the love of god this morning.

I could go on, but I’d over stay my welcome!

Happy sabbath to you all. Enjoy the ride with us today.

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