Skits

It’s a good question: Why should you use skits for your women’s ministry?  A skit has more than just entertainment value.  While they can be fun, our skits are written to “pack a punch” and reinforce the spiritual theme in a visual context.  Scripture is incorporated into the dialogue and narration as much as possible.  We have four different categories of skits, which are described below.

Downloadable Skits

Skits by Retreat in a Bag

Skits can be an entertaining way to reinforce your event theme while illustrating applicational truths in a humorous manner. We will be making skits available for download, as well as resources such as graphics and quiet time studies which can be used to complement your event theme.

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About Our Skits

Ideas and Resources by Retreat in a Bag

Our goal is to make skits available to you – either as free downloads or for purchase. All skits downloaded from RetreatinaBag.net are for your non-commercial use. Limited permission is granted for reproduction of all skit scripts. We want them to be used!

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Finding the Right Skit

Downloadable Forms by Retreat in a Bag

Our skits are broken down into four categories. A one-act skit is a skit that normally lasts from 10-20 minutes and a two-act skit may last from 10-30 minutes. A skit series is a group of related stand-alone skits while a serial skit is a two-, three-, or four-act skit which has a continuous story line with recurring characters.

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How Our Skits Are Broken Down

One-Act Skits

A one-act skit is a skit that normally lasts from 10-20 minutes and stands alone. Because it is short, it can be used not only at retreats, but at shorter events such as a women’s brunch, lunch or dinner or a women’s holiday event.

Two-Act Skits

A two-act skit may last from 10-30 minutes. It can be used in a variety formats and at one- or two-day events.

Skit Series

A skit series is a group of related stand-alone skits. A skit series usually has a common thread that runs through all of them–a common setting, plot line, or a common character or characters. Each skit can stand alone and can be used at a one-time event. However, the series can be used space out within a retreat or longer event, or the individual skits in the series can be used at each of a recurring series of events such as a summer study (where one skit would be used each week, tying the studies together).

Serial Skits

A serial skit is a two-, three-, or four-act skit which has a continuous story line with recurring characters. These characters learn lessons and grow as the skit progresses. Two of the books in the Retreat-in-a-Bag book series contain serial skits.

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