Here are five brief dramatic monologues that tell the Christmas story through the eyes of Mary. A suggested order of worship includes hymns, scripture, and a candlelighting ceremony, but the monologues could be used throughout Advent during the lighting of the Advent candles, in Sunday school, or even weekday programs.
Sharonn Davis Halderman, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Altoona, Pennsylvania, holds degrees from Shenandoah University, Salem College, and Lancaster Theological Seminary. In each case she graduated "magna cum laude." She also attended the Academy of Preaching. This is her second book published by CSS.