STORY LIST

THIS IS MY REPERTOIRE: I am always learning new stories as well so if there is a story you would like me to learn to tell at your place, please do get in touch via my CONTACT page.

performances

1. A NIGHT WITH MESSY WOMEN:

TIME: 1 hour
THEME: This performance tells the stories of the 5 women mentioned in the Genealogy from Matthew 1
Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary
Taking a look at their stories and how they interweave together in the Genealogy over the centuries. Their lives were messy but God used them and honoured them.

2. ROAD-TRIPPING WITH THE EXILES:

TIME: 1.50 hours
THEME: This performance tells the stories of the 5 people who were sent into exile, sold into slavery or had to flee as refugees.
3 are stories from the Bible
Hagar and Ishmael, Joseph and his brothers and Mary, Joseph and Jesus fleeing to Egypt.
2 are stories from more recent times
Muhammed, a Syrian refugee and Mary McLean Walsh, an Irish emigrant to Canada
Bringing old and new stories together to show what the world says about this and reminding us all, what God says about this.

matthew

  1. MATTHEW 1 (MSG)
    The Genealogy of Jesus & The Birth of Jesus
  2. MATTHEW 2:1-12 (NRSV)
    The Visit of the Wise Men
  3. MATTHEW 2:13-23 (NRSV)
    The Escape to Egypt, The Massacre of the Infants & The Return from Egypt
  4. MATTHEW 5:1-12 (NRSV)
    The Beatitudes
  5. MATTHEW 14:22-33 (NRSV)
    Jesus Walks on Water
  6. MATTHEW 27:1-31 (NRSV)
    Jesus Brought Before Pilate through to The Soldiers Mock Jesus – 6 sections
  7. MATTHEW 27:32-56 (NRSV)
    The Crucifixion of Jesus & The Death of Jesus

mark

  1. MARK 1 (MSG)
    John the Baptiser, God’s Kingdom is Here, Confident Teaching & The Leper
  2. MARK 14:1-31 (MSG)
    Anointing His Head, Traitor to the Son of Man & This is My Body
  3. MARK 14:32-72 (MSG)
    Gethsemane through to The Rooster Crowed – 4 sections
  4. MARK 15:1-20 (MSG)
    Standing Before Pilate
  5. MARK 15:21-47 (MSG)
    The Crucifixion & Taken to the Tomb

luke

  1. LUKE 2:1-20 (NRSV)
    The Birth of Jesus & The Angel and the Shepherds
  2. LUKE 2:25-35 (NRSV)
    Simeon’s Song & Prophecy
  3. LUKE 5:17-26 (MSG)
    Jesus Heals a Paraplegic
  4. LUKE 7:36-50 (NRSV)
    A Sinful Woman Forgiven

john

  1. JOHN 1:1-14 (NRSV)
    The Word Became Flesh
  2. JOHN 2:13-25 (NRSV)
    Jesus Cleanses the Temple
  3. JOHN 13:1-35 (NRSV)
    Jesus Washes the Disciples Feet, Foretells His Betrayal & The New Commandment
  4. JOHN 19:16-30 (NRSV)
    The Crucifixion of Jesus
  5. JOHN 20:19-31 (NRSV)
    Jesus Appears to the Disciples, Jesus and Thomas & The Purpose of this Book

acts

  1. ACTS 2:1-28 (MSG)
    Pentecost
  2. ACTS 19 (NIV)
    Paul in Ephesus, The Sons of Sceva & The Riot in Ephesus

genesis

  1. GENESIS 16 (NRSV)
    The Birth of Ishmael
  2. GENESIS 18:1-15 (NRSV)
    A Son Promised to Abraham and Sarah
  3. GENESIS 21 (NRSV)
    The Birth of Isaac & Hagar and Ishmael Sent Away
  4. GENESIS 37 (NRSV)
    Joseph Dreams of Greatness & Joseph is Sold by His Brother
  5. GENESIS 38 (NIV)
    Judah and Tamar
  6. GENESIS 39 (NRSV)
    Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife
  7. GENESIS 41 (NRSV)
    Joseph Interprets Pharoah’s Dream & Joseph’s Rise to Power

joshua

  1. JOSHUA 2 (NRSV)
    Spies Sent to Jericho
  2. JOSHUA 6:1-25 (NRSV)
    Jericho Taken and Destroyed

1 samuel

  1. 1 SAMUEL 2:1-10 (MSG)
    Hannah’s Song

2 samuel

  1. 2 SAMUEL 11 (NRSV)
    David Commits Adultery with Bathsheba
  2. 2 SAMUEL 12:1-25 (NRSV)
    Nathan the Prophet, Bathsheba’s Child Dies & Solomon is Born

ruth

  1. RUTH 3 (NRSV)
    Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor
  2. RUTH 4 (NRSV)
    The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth & The Genealogy of David

other stories

  1. THE LITTLE BROWN BIRD
    A little story about self-discovery and love.
    Author: Annette Buckley
  2. MUHAMMED
    A story of a Syrian refugee in his own words.
    Credit: Muhammed’s own story from Humans of New York
  3. MARY McLEAN WALSH
    A story of an Irish girl’s emigration to Canada.
    Credit: Mary’s own story from Irish Central
  4. IDENTITY
    A piece inspired by Ephesians 1:11-14 & Psalm 139:13-16
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  5. MASKS
    A story revealing the masks that we wear.
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  6. THE ROCK
    A little story about 3 journeys to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  7. THE ADVENT CRACK
    A piece inspired by Luke 2:1-20
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  8. EPIPHANY
    A piece inspired by Matthew 2:1-12
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  9. THE WORD
    A piece inspired by John 1:1-14
    Author: Wendy Johnston
  10. THE SNEETCHES
    Author: Dr Seuss

 

 

 

 

 

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