Speaking clowns

Clown Easter - Clown ministry skit for four speaking clowns, dealing with the meaning of Easter, courtesy of Clowns for Christ

Clown Easter – an Easter Sunday skit for 4 clowns

Clown Easter – an Easter Sunday skit for 4 clowns

This script is courtesy of Clowns for Christ

This was originally written for Easter 1998. The script, written for 4 clowns, is intentionally unfinished, because our Associate Pastor supplied the ending to surprise us, taking the role listed below as Non-Clown. Each clown can be played by a pair of clowns sharing the role.

Clown 1 enters whistling. She goes up to a wooden cross and begins trying to balance several eggs on the cross bar. They are real eggs so they will fall off and break, on a tarp placed under the cross. After she places each egg, she hops in place two or three times. Other clowns enter and watch for a moment. Finally, Clown 2 comes up. (more…)

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Thou Shalt Not Covenant - a clown skit for two speaking clowns, typically a white face and an auguste, although any 2 clowns would do

Thou Shalt Not Covenant (clown ministry)

Thou Shalt Not Covenant – a clown skit for two speaking clowns, typically a white face and an auguste, although any 2 clowns would do, an original skit by Raynbow D Clown, suggested by a discussion in the Clown Ministry group at groups.yahoo.com

(props required: a Bible, either actual or large foam prop)

(Clown 1 enters carrying Bible — Clown 2 follows directly after him, shadowing him – when Clown 1 stops, Clown 2 stops. When Clown 1 turns, so does Clown 2, staying out of site of Clown 1. This goes on for a minute, milking this gag for all it”s worth. Finally, Clown 1 catches Clown 2 in the act.)

Clown 1: So there you are! What are you doing? (more…)

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He Loves Me. He Loves Me Not – a clown ministry skit for 2 or 3 speaking clowns, about the need to tell people about Jesus

He Loves Me. He Loves Me Not

He Loves Me. He Loves Me Not – a clown ministry skit for 2 or 3 speaking clowns
(author unknown)

Clown 1 sitting on stage reading his Bible

Clown 2 enters picking petals off a flower or carrying a bunch of flowers to be more visual to the audience and tossing a flower each time instead of a petal. (more…)

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Annie and Rowdy Rusty– a clownish retelling of David and Goliath - clown ministry skit for a troupe of speaking clowns

Annie and Rowdy Rusty– a clownish retelling of David and Goliath

Annie and Rowdy Rusty– a clownish retelling of David and Goliath

A rework of David – a clownish retelling of David and Goliath, a skit by Tom Raymond,

Characters: Narrator, Annie, Annie’s 2 sisters, Father/Sheriff (the same person can play both), “Rowdy Rusty” Custard

Props: 5 balloon cow hats, ukulele, bag of “supplies,” big balloon hat, “Dad” hat & fake mustache, giant cards, balloon campfire, water pistol.

Narrator: Once, in the wild wild west, there was a young woman named Annie… (more…)

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High wire Gospel skit – using the classic “slack rope” clown routine to demonstrate the Gospel

High wire Gospel skit

High wire Gospel skit – using the classic “slack rope” clown routine to demonstrate the Gospel

Props: a length of rope (at least 6 feet long), a stuffed toy animal (or balloon twisted) to ride on the clown’s back at the end, tape measure, balancing stick, parasol

Required: 4 or more clowns, one to act as announcer, one to act as the high-wire walker, the rest to act as the crowd

The skit begins with the clowns walking on stage – while the announcer steps forward and begins talking, two of the clowns in the background, each taking an end of the rope, and walking apart, making the “high wire” (more…)

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GPS for Life, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Beach Clowning for Joy - clown ministry skit for multiple speaking clowns

GPS for Life

GPS for Life, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Beach Clowning for Joy

Begins with group (at least 3) of clowns sitting down with kids Solo clown coming the other way

Clown 2: (When sitting) Good morning kids. I am Clown 2 (other clowns introduce themselves )

Clown 1: (holding a map asks kids) do you know what this is?

Clown 2:: what does it help you do? (hopefully kids says find your way or clown will say it “Find your way even when you are lost”) (more…)

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The Spelling Bee, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Beach Clowning for Joy

The Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Beach Clowning for Joy

Begins with three clowns goofing off on their own with kids sitting in a circle on Chancel. Fourth Clown the teacher, walks up the stairs and begins to talk to kids.

Teacher: Good morning kids. I am ______ Even though school is out we are going to have a spelling bee today. And it will be in honor of your Dads for Father’s Day! I need your help. (Passes out bookmarkers) (more…)

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A new creature in Christ – a clown ministry skit for 2 speaking clowns

A new creature in Christ

A new creature in Christ – a clown ministry skit for 2 speaking clowns

Props: a large cardboard box (think refrigerator box), or something equivalent. Assuming that you have (or acquired) a refrigerator box, cut out a large window in the top, so the audience can see the clown once he enters. You could also have a flashlight hidden on the bottom of the box, so the clown can stoop down and flash the light as the device is working. You also want to draw with a marker some settings, such as “Clown,” “Chicken,” and “Christian”. Also a Bible, either real or clown prop.

At the beginning of the skit, Clown 1 pushes the box (think “transmogrifier” from the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip) on stage.

Clown 1: There! That’s done! Now, I need to find a victim … I mean, volunteer! (more…)

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Praying Clowns, a clown skit for 2 speaking clowns, courtesy of Clowns for Christ

Praying Clowns

Praying Clowns, a clown skit for 2 speaking clowns, courtesy of Clowns for Christ

Clown One is introduced by Pastor and comes and sits by him to talk to kids about prayer. Clown Two sneaks in. Kids see Clown Two, but Clown One pretends not to.

Clown One: I am going to talk to you guys about prayer. We have the Lord’s Prayer that we all know, but I pray differently when I’m by myself. I usually start out by saying, “Hello, Heavenly Father!”

Clown Two: Hello. (more…)

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The parable of the workers in the vineyard - bucket sketch

The parable of the workers in the vineyard

The parable of the workers in the vineyard, by  Steve Conley(originally posted to the Clown Ministry group at  http://groups.yahoo.com/)

Kim and I have been hired at a local church to come in twice a month a do a skit that reinforces the bible verse that is being taught. Here is the first one that we will be doing. I thought I would start sharing these with you.

Here is a skit on the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Hope you find it useful.

Steve Conley (more…)

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