What Not to do in the Lobby

A Newcomer's Visit

Colleen Scheid

Jan/2014, 3 Pages, INSTANT DOWNLOAD

ISBN-13: 9781606741818

This short piece illustrates how harboring judgment and intolerance over church traditions that are not central to the gospel can cause much damage. A newcomer to a church is turned off when she hears people criticizing each other’s clothing.

Cast: 5 (Visitor – young adult, Elder – woman, Husband (of Elder), Guy – teen or young adult, Friend – teen or young adult, Narrator)

Time Length: 3 minutes
Age Level: Adult
Theme: Hospitality 

Colleen Scheid is a life-long writer and has performed nationally with Friends of the Groom Theater Company since 1984 (www.friendsofthegroom.org). She has also been writing, directing and performing plays for her own church, College Hill Presbyterian Church, since the early 1990s, so she has a good feel for the constraints of working in the local church with limited resources, and her sketch and monolog scripts are written with the local church in mind. In addition to the collection available through Skiturgies, Colleen has drama published by Lillenas Publishing, Standard Publishing and Contemporary Drama Service. Her first novel, Drug Free Actors, is available from Amazon and Kindle.

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