The Shepherds Saga 2018 In this production we meet Josh the shepherd thirty three years after angels proclaimed the birth of the Saviour to him. The events and glory of ‘that night’ have become a distant memory. As a newly retired shepherd he makes his first trip to Jerusalem for the Passover. While he is there, he unexpectedly gets caught up in the events of that first Easter. He finally does see Jesus again, but never in his wildest dreams could he have imagined what happens.
The Gardeners Story 2017 Gavin is the self-proclaimed ‘best gardener you’ll find in all of Jerusalem’. He knows how to use a spade! He’s also an observer as people don’t tend to notice him, until Jesus does. Despite his best efforts to avoid it, he is swept up into all that happened that first Easter. His quiet tomb garden becomes the stage for events that will change his life and the world.
Easter Behind The Scenes 2016 In this unusual and quirky take on the Easter story we meet a jaded drama director and her crew of assorted volunteers. While they build and paint the set for their annual Easter production, they get far more than they bargained for as the story comes to life for them in different ways.
Without A Doubt 2015 How would you like to be labelled as a doubter, and be famous for one stuff-up? How would you like that blunder recorded in history for the whole world to read, study, analyse and dissect for thousands of years? In this production ‘Doubting Thomas’ finally has a chance to set the record straight. We discover that his life and his time with Jesus were so much more than one rather unflattering episode. We follow his story from a lunch break in Galilee, when Jesus first calls him, to THE chapter he is so notorious for. It’s what happens after that really brings his tale to its life changing conclusion.
Saving Christmas 2014 Can anything save a ‘perfect’ family Christmas which goes terribly wrong? In this quirky take on the Christmas story we meet the Smith family as they prepare for the onslaught of their relatives. With two feuding brothers and a fire that destroys almost everything, they rediscover each other and what Christmas is really all about.
Dinner With Jesus 2013 If you were invited to dinner with Jesus how would you respond? Would you go? If you did go, what would you talk about? What questions would you ask him? In this contemporary Easter production 12 very different people receive an invitation to a dinner with Jesus. Find out what happens as they meet him face to face.
Chains 2012 Levi and Hannah own ‘The Jewel of Jerusalem‘ a run down inn next door to the city prison. Like Maximus the centurion and Barabbas the murderer, they find themselves caught up in the events of Good Friday and the first Easter. They discover that you don’t have to be in prison to be in chains. As events unfold they. each wrestle with things that bind them and learn what true freedom really is.
Something To Celebrate 2011 When depressed fisherman called Peter meets Jesus, his life and the lives of his family are turned upside down. His long-suffering wife Sarah is less than impressed when Peter leaves the family fishing business and goes off to follow Jesus with his brother. Then Jesus heals her mother Naomi and she starts to wonder. We see Jesus ministry, death and resurrection through their eyes and the eyes of the people in their small fishing village in Galilee.
Seven friends meet at the beach every year on Easter morning to watch the sunrise together, but his year someone is missing. When they share and reflect on the past year the truth about the mistakes, struggles, and challenges of their lives is revealed. As imperfect and wounded people they remember and relive the Easter story again and find unexpected forgiveness and healing.
It doesn’t look like Jane’s family is going to have a very happy Easter. With a son who is out of work, a daughter who has just been dumped again, and a workaholic husband who had to catch a bus while trapped in an Easter bunny suit, she prays for a miracle or two. Amazingly miracles start to happen when her family surprises her by coming to see her Easter play at the church ‘Just this once’.
The story of Jesus from the perspective of a blind beggar called Bart and two tax collectors, the notorious, money hungry Zac and Matt who becomes one of Jesus disciples. When Jesus visits Jericho on his way to Jerusalem for the last time he certainly has an impact there. Zac finds himself climbing a tree and Blind Bart gets a new name. Their lives are changed as the events of the first Easter unfold and they discover that there is far more to life than they ever imagined.
The dress rehearsal of an Easter play grinds to a halt as one of the cast members wrestles with her brother being in a coma after a road accident. When the play resumes she finds that the Easter story they have rehearsed so many times comes to life in a new way. Despite the hearing worst, she is able to leave with a promise and a new take on Jesus love.
When Mary surprises her sister Martha with some unexpected guests for dinner, she has no idea how much her life will be transformed. When Jesus walks into her life Martha is forced to rethink what is really important. Her perspective on life and death is radically changed as she witnesses the amazing resurrection of their brother Lazarus and the even more amazing resurrection of Jesus himself.
The Easter story told from the perspective of three unlikely followers. Jairus a synagogue ruler who sees Jesus miraculously raise his beloved daughter to life again, his Pharisee friend Nicodemus who visits Jesus late one night and begins to question everything he believes, and Joseph the Pharisee who gave Jesus his tomb. All three men struggle with events they are powerless to stop as the man they secretly follow is arrested and crucified.
Anne has decided that she has nothing to live for until a stranger gives her a bible and dares her to read it. As she reads through the parts he has underlined she remembers and reflects on the events in her life that have led her to this place. The bible comes to life for her and she finds herself caught up in the story of Jesus and first Easter. To her surprise she discovers that there is something to live for.
We all make choices and the Easter story is ultimately a story about choices. From the moment the Pharisees appear at his palace demanding the death of Jesus, Pilate doesn’t have a moment of peace. As the Pharisees and the crowd make their choice, Pilate feels forced into making a decision he doesn’t want to make. As the story unfolds Pilate, his wife Procula, and their servant Servius all end up making their choice about Jesus.