Some people prefer to listen to the Bible passage (rather than read it). This is the same process except they can close their eyes and on the second time through start using some hand gestures. This helps some people to remember. When they eventually tell the story to others they can choose the clearest gestures to make their storytelling more memorable.
This is the first 13 minutes of a two hour seminar.
How to prepare an introduction for your story from Christine Dillon
This is an earlier way of preparing stories. However, there are some valid ideas including using cartoon strips to learn stories.
Using actions to help you learn a hard section.