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What Is a Dramatic Reading?

A dramatic reading is recasting of Scripture texts into a dramatic form for presentation in worship. The intent is to enrich and and enhance the reception of Scripture. It can often take the place of The Reading of God's Word, but it can also be effectively integrated into other parts of the liturgy.

List of Readings

The following is a list of Dramatic Readings available on this site:

Readings and the Liturgy

Dramatic readings are not an add-on inserted to enliven the regular worship of a congregation. They need to be thoughtfully integrated into the flow and dynamic whole of the service.

Rehearsal and Performance

It takes more time and effort to prepare a dramatic reading. Here are some tips on how to effectively prepare your readers.

Links and Resources