Seekers of the Word drama ministry performed at Chapel on the Hill on April 26.
“Seekers of the Word is a drama ministry,” said Sarah Dillinger, junior social studies major from Pittsburg and director of Seekers of the Word. “So we do skits that are based off of biblical principles.”
Each actor plays a multitude of roles, Dillinger said. An actor can play Satan in one skit and explain the meaning of grace in another one. The group performed 15 skits.
Samantha Calderón, freshman biology major from San Antonio, said all members got to choose the skits they wanted to be in and the roles they wanted to play.
“And then if you didn’t choose something,” Calderón said. “The directors and assistant directors would just, you know, choose whatever they thought you would fit in.”
The members practiced their skits before the performance, Calderón said.
“I would say for me the most memorable one I did was one called Elephant Tamer,” Calderón said.
The skit involved a person praying, two demons and Satan, she said. The skit was about the doubts Christians can have. It demonstrated how Satan can make someone feel alone. Calderón played the role of the person praying.
She said the purpose of the skit was to show two things: one can always lean on God, and a Christian community is important.
“I think what’s really cool about the skits is that you can kind of get out of it what you want and what is prevalent in your life,” Calderón said.