The children from Sunday School performed the play, “A Super Christmas” for an enthusiastic audience of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and congregation members on Sunday, Dec 19 between services.
Beginning with “Joy to the World” sung by cast and audience, the superheroes are assembled to form a quest to reclaim Heaven. They are in search of a new “Super” who is coming to earth.
The superheroes have tracked the new Super to Israel and are heading there to help fulfill their quest. Then we see Mary and Joseph, who are tried and frustrated. They try to understand why they have been chosen to carry God’s Son.
Meanwhile, the superheroes enter, looking for their Super. In Jerusalem, the superheroes ask about the new Super, and they meet a scribe who tells them they are looking for the Messiah, a “hero” who has been sent by God to fight sin.
They head to Bethlehem. In Bethlehem, an angel appears to the shepherds to announce the coming of Jesus. Meanwhile, the superheroes who have arrived in Bethlehem, worry that Jesus will take their jobs.
They are relieved by the sight of Mary and Joseph and discover that the hero they have been searching for is just a baby. The superheroes quickly learn the power of baby Jesus and God’s love. They all give thanks and praise, singing “Jesus is My Superhero.”
The epilogue shows that the Superheroes understand Jesus and his love and salvation and conclude with singing “Go, Tell it on the Mountain” with the audience.
The play was directed by Brenda Marciniak, with music directed by Erik Peterson, sound by Abby Sumiec, stage and electrical preparation by Douglas Johnson, and lots of help from Sherry Downs, Katrie Frederick and many parents. Thank you all for a blessed Christmas production!