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Learn & Serve

Deep Blue Kids: Learn & Serve teaches kids about God and what it means to be a follower of Jesus through Bible stories and opportunities to serve as disciples in the classroom, the local community, and the world through partner mission groups.

Hi, everyone, I’m Carlos! Come visit me in Guatemala and I’ll show you how we live out our faith every day.

I’m Armen!

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My country, Armenia, has a long history of Christianity! Come and see how God is speaking to us and through us.

• 1 Meet Some New Friends • 2–3 Deep Blue Adventure App, DVD, & Online Tools • 4–5 Babies & Woddlers • 6–7 Toddlers & Twos • 12–13 Preschool • 14–15 Early Elementary • 16–17 Middle Elementary • 18–19 Older Elementary • 20 One Room Sunday School DeepBlueKids.com

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Guatemala • Kenya • Alaska • Armenia Travel with the Deep Blue Crew all over the world. There are so many adventures ahead! Where will we go? Who will we meet? What will we learn? We will make new friends and dive deep into God’s Word together.

I’m Mercy and I live in Kenya!

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Let’s explore the ways we Kenyans help each other and share God’s blessings.

Hi, everybody, I’m Aurora! We love having visitors up here in Alaska. I can’t wait to meet you and show you around! FPO

• 8–9 Preschool—Elementary, One Room Sunday School, and Large Group/Small Group Scope & Sequence • 10–11 Bibles & More • 21 Large Group/Small Group • 22–23 Downloads & Extras • 24–25 Submerge • back cover Rotation Stations DB17

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Engaging videos with eye-catching animation The Deep Blue Adventure DVD adds a splash of fun every week!

$3.50 OR LESS PER SUNDAY

FREE! Deep Blue Adventure App Children have fun while learning Bible truths and God’s Word to share with friends.

Music videos and Bible story quizzes add even more fun! For ages 3–10.

• Parental dashboard feature • NEW mini games for year 3! • Video wall feature • Customizable avatars • Fun weekly mini quests

DVD Engaging, animated videos will reel in your mediasavvy kids! Each video segment tells a Bible story from a kid’s perspective, with help from the Deep Blue kids, Asia, Edgar, Kat, and Caleb. DVD features: • Thirteen 3-minute animated videos that tell the Bible story. • Monthly Bible verse videos that help children learn key Bible verses. • A Bible quiz to review each quarter’s Bible stories with the children. • Four music videos with all-new music. • Also available via digital subscription or download

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Zipper Pulls

A great take-away to give to kids! Use these 3D zipper pulls with the Deep Blue Adventure App to explore quests, access games, and more! Sold in packs of 6.

• Lower shipping costs • Receive special offers • Always have materials on time Great Savings! Only $6.95 Shipping Per Quarter Standard ground shipping; continental U.S. only.

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Tools & support FREE online extras for leaders, kids, and families!

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Great things are happening at deepbluekids.com • Free sample lessons • Free images, activity sheets, and more • Helpful training videos • Scope & Sequence chart • Fun activities for home (English and Spanish) Extend Deep Blue into the home with our FREE mobile app for kids!

Subscribe to DEEP BLUE ONLINE! Choose from three quarterly download subscription packages: Deep Blue Online offers your church an easy-to-access platform for downloading a sea of PDF Leader’s Guides and streaming Bible story videos for each weekly session for six age levels (Toddlers–Ages 11+).

Lite Blue: includes Leader’s Guides (Toddlers–Ages 11+). $69.99 per quarter Dark Blue: includes streaming Bible story video sessions. $29.99 per quarter Deep Blue: includes Leader’s Guides, streaming videos, and Family Devotional. $99.99 per quarter

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Babies & Woddlers The Scope & Sequence provides a one-year nurturing faith experience!

For the Caregivers

For Parents or Guardians

PART 1: CARING FOR BABIES AND WODDLERS IN THE INFANT ROOM OR NURSERY

ONE PARENT/GUARDIAN MESSAGE FOR EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR

Tell Me About Babies and Woddlers Give Them Love and Watch Them Grow Learning through the Senses Why We Do It: More than Babysitting

For Babies & Woddlers PART 1: TEACHING THE CHRISTIAN FAITH

PART 2: NECESSARY FORMS AND LETTERS

Teaching the Faith in the Diapering Area Teaching the Faith in the Discovery Play Area Teaching the Faith in the Feeding Area Teaching the Faith in the Rocking Area Teaching the Faith in the Sleeping Area

Sign-in Sheet Child Information Sheet Accident or Injury Report Form

PART 2: PLAY, PRAISE, PRAYER, PROMISE Play:

You Were Made Hands were made for holding treats. (Help infant clap their hands together.) Mouths were made for food to eat. (Hold their bottle or help them eat.) You were made because God loves you. (Smile and put your hand on baby’s heart.) I was made to love you, too! (Hug the infant.) Praise:

God Made You and God Made Me (Tune: “Hush Little Baby”) God made you and God made me God made everything we see God loves you and God loves me God loves everyone we see Prayer:

Praise to you, God Praise to you, God, for bubbles and rain, for balls and blocks, and peek-a-boo games. Praise to you for my puzzles and books, for snacks and foods that my parents cook. Praise to you, God, for creating me to enjoy the wonder of all I see. Amen. Promise:

Simple Faith Talk: “I am a wonderful creation.” Full Bible Verse: “I give thanks to you that I was marvelously set apart. Your works are wonderful—I know that very well” (Psalm 139:14).

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This program helps children to learn, live, and grow in faith from the moment of birth. The annual Ministry Guide supports leaders and parents as they nurture babies and woddlers at the beginning of their faith journey. Ministry Guide Caregivers will be equipped to: • Speak words of life and faith with babies and woddlers in loving, caring, and age-appropriate ways. • Know what to expect with language and physical/ emotional development at certain ages in babies and woddlers. • Maintain a safe and loving nursery that is comfortable for both infants and their parents or guardians. • Introduce babies and woddlers to the Christian faith through play, prayer, praise, and promise.

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This annual CD includes brand-new music for 2017–2018.

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Toddlers & Twos Introduce the Bible and some of its most significant stories to toddlers and two-year-olds.

Fall 2017 SEPTEMBER

Hannah Prays Bible Story: 1 Samuel 1:1-28 Bible Verse: Speak. Your servant is listening. (1 Samuel 3:10) Anchor Point: We listen to God. OCTOBER

David and Jonathan Bible Story: 1 Samuel 18:1-5; 20:1-42 Bible Verse: The Lord sees into the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7) Anchor Point: We can love and serve God. NOVEMBER

Solomon Becomes King Bible Story: 1 Kings 2:1-4; 3:1-15 Bible Verse: God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding. (1 Kings 4:29) Anchor Point: We can ask God for what we need.

Spring 2018

Winter 2017–18 DECEMBER

MARCH

A Baby Is Born Bible Story: Luke 2:1-7 Bible Verse: The time is coming, declares the Lord, when I will raise up a righteous descendant from David’s line, and he will rule as a wise king. (Jeremiah 23:5) Anchor Point: We prepare to celebrate Jesus’ birth.

People Welcome Jesus

Jesus and the Children Bible Story: Matthew 19:13-15 Bible Verse: This is truly the prophet who is coming into the world. (John 6:14) Anchor Point: God sent Jesus to tell us about God.

Bible Story: Matthew 7:12 Bible Verse: Teach me your way, Lord, so that I can walk in your truth. (Psalm 86:11) Anchor Point: Jesus teaches us how God wants us to live.

APRIL

The Mustard Seed and the Yeast

Bible Story: Luke 24:1-12 Bible Verse: He began to preach about Jesus in the synagogues. “He is God’s Son,” he declared. (Acts 9:20) Anchor Point: Go and tell about Jesus. MAY

FEBRUARY

Jairus’s Daughter Bible Story: Mark 5:21-24, 35-43 Bible Verse: Who then is this? Even the wind and the sea obey him! (Mark 4:41) Anchor Point: Jesus shows God’s power.

JUNE

The Golden Rule

Bible Story: Mark 11:1-11 Bible Verse: Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! (Mark 11:9) Anchor Point: We welcome Jesus in the name of the Lord.

The Tomb Is Empty

JANUARY

Summer 2018

Shipwrecked Bible Story: Acts 27:1-44 Bible Verse: Change your hearts and lives. (Acts 2:38) Anchor Point: Knowing Jesus changes your heart and life.

JULY

Bible Story: Luke 13:18-21 Bible Verse: Everybody who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise builder who built a house on bedrock. (Matthew 7:24) Anchor Point: We can learn from the stories Jesus told. AUGUST

Mary and Martha Bible Story: Luke 10:38-42 Bible Verse: I have given you an example: just as I have done, you also must do. (John 13:15) Anchor Point: We can follow Jesus’ example.

We’ve really enjoyed the theme-based lessons. – Nick Ransom, Director of Children’s Ministry Church of the Resurrection Leawood, KS

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Leader’s Guide • Help young children learn the Bible through movement, songs, art activities, and more! • Monthly Bible stories and Bible verses are shared using a learning-center approach with colorful visuals.

Class Stuff • Includes an interactive poster, Bible storytelling figures, Bible verse posters, Bible songs, puzzles, posters, games, matching cards, a quarterly attendance chart, and other visual and kinesthetic activities. • This is a comprehensive component, necessary for teaching all the various learning styles of children.

Bible Story Picture Cards • A colorful card for children to take home each week. • Includes the monthly Bible story that parents or guardians can retell and reinforce at home. • Helps children learn the monthly Bible stories using their different senses and learning styles.

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Scope and Sequence Fall 2017 – Summer 2018

Fall 2017

Winter 2017-18

Spring 2018

UNIT 1: JUDGES AND KINGS

UNIT 1: A TIME IS COMING

UNIT 1: IN THE NAME OF THE LORD

September 3

A Baby Is Coming

December 3

Hannah Prays

December 10

Mary Honors Jesus

December 17

Bartimaeus Shouts to Jesus

September 10

Mary and Joseph

September 17

A Baby Is Born

God Calls Samuel Samuel Anoints Saul

March 11

March 18

December 24

Jesus Breaks the Bread

December 31

People Welcome Jesus

September 24

The Shepherds’ Visit

UNIT 2: FROM SHEPHERD TO KING

Simeon and Anna

Samuel Anoints David

March 4

March 25

UNIT 2: GO AND TELL

October 1

UNIT 2: JESUS, THE GREATEST PROPHET

October 8

The Visitors From the East

October 15

A Voice in the Wilderness

October 22

Jesus and the Children

The Church Grows

January 28

April 29

David the Musician

April 1

The Tomb Is Empty

January 7

David and Goliath

April 8

Paul Changes

January 14

David and Jonathan

April 15

Paul Escapes

January 21

David and Abigail

April 22

October 29

A Boy’s Lunch

Timothy Is Chosen

UNIT 3: THE WISE KING

UNIT 3: WHO THEN IS THIS?

UNIT 3: CHANGE YOUR HEARTS AND LIVES

David Dances November 5

February 4

May 6

Solomon Becomes King

Jesus Walks on Water

Lydia

November 12

February 11

May 13

Solomon’s Wisdom Proverbs November 19

The Four Friends February 18

Paul and Silas May 20

Solomon Builds the Temple

Jesus Calms the Storm

Pentecost

November 26

February 25

May 27

Solomon Dedicates the Temple

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For Preschool, Early Elementary, Middle Elementary, Older Elementary, One Room Sunday School, and Large Group/Small Group

Summer 2018 UNIT 1: JESUS’ TEACHINGS June 3

The Lord’s Prayer June 10

The Birds of the Air

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The Golden Rule June 24

The Widow’s Coins

UNIT 2: STORIES JESUS TOLD July 1

The Two Houses July 8

The Two Debtors July 15

The Mustard Seed and the Yeast July 22

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector July 29

The Ten Talents

UNIT 3: THE PEOPLE JESUS MET August 5

The Man in the Synagogue August 12

Mary and Martha August 19

The Woman at the Well

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August 26

The Man by the Pool

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Bibles & More

The award-winning Deep Blue Kids Bible and the Deep Blue Bible Storybook collection!

Deep Blue Bible Storybook

Your church’s children ages 3–6 have grown to love the Deep Blue curriculum characters and will look forward to learning about the Bible and practicing beginning Bible skills with the Deep Blue Bible Storybook. Includes 146 stories told in a language they can understand, plus prayers and fun songs set to familiar tunes. Bring your Bible Storybook to life with a new, FREE app! Hold your device’s camera over the images of 25 stories and a video of that story appears on your device. Your children will love getting to hear the stories of our faith come to life!

CEB Deep Blue Kids Bible

As kids read God’s Word, they’ll join fun characters just like them who are also discovering the Bible and what it means to their lives. Interactive elements, bright and colorful illustrations, and games keep kids entertained while they develop a stronger faith and a thirst for God’s timeless message. Devotionals, a Bible dictionary, and engaging maps are also included. Just right for ages 7–12.

Easy to Navigate. Built to Captivate.

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NEW! Deep Blue Bible Storybook: Miracles of Jesus

Delight young children with this sturdy, hardcover storybook. It includes nine Bible stories about the miracles Jesus performed, each illustrated in full color. An ideal gift for the young children in your life! Available August 2017. ALSO AVAILABLE Deep Blue Bible Storybook: Christmas

Based on the Deep Blue Bible Storybook, the Christmas edition contains eight Nativity stories retold for children ages 3–6. Each story invites the reader and listener into the experience happening on the pages, and creates space for children to wonder about the people and events that have shaped history. Deep Blue Historias de la Biblia Navidad , Spanish Edition

NEW! Deep Blue Toddler Bible Storybook

Nineteen favorite Bible stories will introduce little ones to God and Jesus, help them know that God loves them, and show them how they can follow Jesus. Includes bright, colorful, and engaging artwork. Perfect to read during quiet moments or as part of a devotional time. Available August 2017.

NEW! Deep Blue Bible Dictionary

Help kids ages 7–12 learn about the persons, places, events, ideas, and terms in the Bible. Includes full-color illustrations, pronunciation guide, maps, over 1,000 scriptural references, and more. Available August 2017.

NEW! My Testament: A Picture and Word Journal about Me and God Mark Burrows

This unique study for grades 3–5 helps children reflect on their relationship with God and share their observations with those around them. Each session weaves an Old Testament story and a New Testament story together around a main theme, and gives children opportunities to respond through creative writing, drawing, praying, and asking difficult questions. Children will deepen their understanding of Scripture as they create a one-of-a-kind document about their relationship with God. 26 sessions, 45 minutes each. DB17

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Deep Blue Bible Bookmarks

Fun, practical, and affordable Sunday school takeaways or outreach tools. Choose from four designs! Sold in packages of 25.

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Preschool

Capture the energy and excitement of kids ages 3–4 as you share Bible stories that will strengthen their growing faith.

Kids Stuff

Leader’s Guide

• Thirteen easy crafts offer kids a creative outlet while reinforcing the Bible story

• Easy for volunteers to teach! Includes Bible verses, games, art, science, worship, prayer, and fun! • Additional activities and reproducible pages for each session • Also available as a digital download

Class Stuff • Colorful, easy-to-use 11" x 17" posters that enhance the Bible story, plus games, storytelling figures, cards, interactive posters, a colorful attendance chart, and more • Quarterly Music CD-ROM offers PowerPoints, song sheets, and instrumental tracks

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DVD The DVD features monthly Bible verse videos to help children learn key Scriptures. See page 2 for details!

Bible Stories & Stickers • Colorful leaflets help children interact with the Bible stories • Stickers go along with each session • Offers ideas for parents and caregivers to use at home

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Early Elementary

Take kids ages 5–6 on a Bible adventure where they will explore, learn, and grow—and begin a lifelong faith journey!

Leader’s Guide

Kids Stuff

• Easy for volunteers to teach! Includes Bible verses, games, art, science, worship, prayer, and fun! • Additional activities and reproducible pages for each session, including cultural and missional activities • Also available as a download or digital subscription

• Thirteen easy crafts offer kids a creative outlet while reinforcing the Bible story

Class Stuff • Colorful, easy-to-use 11" x 17" posters that enhance the Bible story, plus games, storytelling figures, cards, interactive posters, a colorful attendance chart, and more • Quarterly Music CD-ROM offers PowerPoints, song sheets, and instrumental tracks

Bible Stories & Stuff • Colorful leaflets help children interact with the Bible stories • Offers ideas for parents and caregivers to use at home

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Looking for a different way of learning? See the back cover for Deep Blue Rotation Stations! Great for Sunday school, midweek, or summer!

Fun mu sic that connect s me to G od!

DVD The DVD features monthly Bible verse videos to help children learn key Scriptures. See page 2 for details!

The official Deep Blue Music CD contains 17 new songs that were written specifically for Deep Blue! Buy one for your Sunday school room, and one for each of your kids to play at home and in the car! Songs range from the Deep Blue Theme Song, to Christmas, Easter, and other great Bible stories.

NEW beginning Fall 2017 Your kids will travel with Asia, Edgar, Kat, and Caleb to Guatemala, Kenya, Alaska, and Armenia as they learn about God and what God is doing all over the world through new friends and new adventures. See the inside front cover and page 1 and check out our exciting itinerary!

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Middle Elementary

Help kids ages 7–8 connect with God and each other! These sessions are exciting, creative, and easy to teach.

Leader’s Guide

Kids Stuff

• Step-by-step session plans include Bible verses, games, art, science, worship, prayer, and fun! • Extra activities and reproducibles for each session • Also available as a download or digital subscription

• Thirteen cut-out craft activities support the Bible story and give kids a creative outlet

We’re go n world tr na be avelers ! Bible Stories & Stuff • Colorful leaflets help children interact with the Bible stories • “My Thoughts” section allows the children to put themselves into the Bible story • “Connect” helps children begin developing Bible skills and see how the Bible fits together • Includes a focus word for each week

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Looking for a great midweek resource that ties into your Deep Blue Sunday school? See the back cover for Deep Blue Rotation Stations!

Class Stuff • 11" x 17" posters, games, maps, cards, attendance chart, birthday greetings, and happy grams. • Quarterly Music CD-ROM includes PowerPoints, song sheets, and instrumental tracks.

DVD Engage today’s media-savvy kids with lively animation on the Deep Blue Adventure DVD! See page 2 for details.

NEW! Deep Blue Passport Excite your children for the adventure ahead with the Deep Blue Passport! Each child will get one passport and four stickers—one for each of the locations we will visit this year! Children will look forward to coming back to Sunday school to get their new country stamp as the Deep Blue Kids travel to Guatemala, Kenya, Alaska, and Armenia!

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Older Elementary

Children ages 9–10 will experience Bible stories in a variety of ways to help build a lifelong faith.

Leader’s Guide

Kids Stuff

• Easy for volunteers to teach! Includes Bible verses, games, art, science, worship, prayer, and fun! • Additional activities and reproducible pages for each session • Also available as a download or digital subscription

• Twenty-six puzzles introducing the Bible story (two puzzles per week)

Bible Stories & Stuff • Colorful leaflets help children interact with the Bible stories and reinforce the story foundations • Offers ideas for parents and caregivers to use at home

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See the back cover for another great option— Deep Blue Rotation Stations! Perfect for Sunday school, midweek, or summer!

DVD Class Stuff • Colorful, easy-to-use 11" x 17" posters that enhance the Bible story

The DVD features weekly Bible stories and monthly Bible verse videos to help children learn key Scriptures. See page 2 for details!

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NEW DESIGNS! Postcards are colorful and fun— kids will love finding them in their mailbox! • Sold in packages of 25.

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One Room Sunday School

An all-in-one resource for children ages 3–12. Works perfectly as a small-group Sunday school option for varying ages or as a midweek program.

Kit Contains:

CD-ROM RESOURCE PACK LEADER’S GUIDE REPRODUCIBLE KIDS’ BOOK TOTE Kit also available as a digital download.

Reproducible Kids’ Book

CD-ROM

Leader’s Guide

A Quarterly Music CD-ROM with added PowerPoint® slides, song sheets, and instrumental tracks.

• Your volunteers will find it easy to teach with step-by-step session plans including active Bible lessons, games, art, worship, and more! • Also available as a digital download.

96 pages of activities tailored to each session throughout the quarter. From coloring pages to creative writing prompts, this resource will lead children to a deeper understanding of each Bible lesson.

Resource Pak Colorful, easy-touse 11" x 17" posters to reinforce the Bible story, plus storytelling helps, an attendance chart, and more.

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Elementary-age children will develop lifelong faith as they experience the Bible story through all their senses.

Kit Contains:

CD-ROM LEADER’S GUIDES DVD Kit also available as a digital download.

Large Group/Small Group Model Children gather in one large group for the Bible story, music, and movement, then break into age-level small groups to dig deeper and apply the story to their daily lives. Perfect for Sunday school, children’s church, and midweek sessions.

Leader’s Guide Volunteers will find it easy to teach with step-by-step session plans including Bible verses, games, art, science, worship, prayer, and fun! Each session contains additional activities and reproducible pages.

CD-ROM Includes a digital Leader’s Guide, quarterly music, PowerPoints for large group time, sheet music, and posters.

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Downloads & Extras

Easy ways to boost your children’s ministry, promote family involvement, and reach out to your community!

NEW! Deep Blue Life

Deep Blue Life is a downloadable, customizable curriculum option that focuses on living life faithfully. Through Bible stories, stories about faith leaders, and spiritual practices, your children will be empowered to take part in God’s great story. Sessions are available as individual downloads, as 13-session bundles, or as an entire 52-session set. Choose from these session categories: • Spiritual Practices: sessions that help children form habits that connect them with God (such as Silence, Prayer, Unplugging, Worship, Sharing Meals, and Baptism) • Cloud of Witnesses: sessions about our faith leaders (such as Francis of Assisi, John Wesley, Harriet Tubman, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Ruby Bridges) • God Is With Us: sessions about real-life topics and how to see God even when life seems hard (such as When We Are Bullied, When We’re Really Angry, When Someone We Love Dies, When We’re Fighting with Our Friends or Siblings) • Faith and Culture: sessions about how to remain faithful when culture influences us (such as Media Myths—I have to look like the people I see on TV, Anti-Racism—curiosity and empathy, Who is My Neighbor?— the hungry and thirsty) Deep Blue Life will create safe spaces for kids to dig deeper into the stories of faith, to live life faithfully, and to connect with each other and God. Available June 2017.

Deep Blue Year of Festivals

A year’s worth of festival plans for intergenerational celebrations and activities: fall, Halloween alternative, Advent, New Year’s/Epiphany, Lent, Pentecost, summer family fun, and a costume party. Each plan provides an outline for the festival celebration and Scripture focus. Includes reproducible pages.

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NEW! Deep Blue Tree House Club

Gather your whole church family together for an intergenerational weekend retreat experience! This downloadable guide contains three teaching-learning sessions, worship suggestions, and four family special events. A take-home 4-week Family Devotional Guide is included. Available June 2017.

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This new resource offers 52 weekly devotions for families! Available in print or as a download, the devotions deepen kids’ understanding of the Bible stories taught in Sunday school. Available June 2017.

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Don’t miss the FREE resources at deepbluekids.com >> All Hands on Deck weekly parent newsletter Volunteer recruitment video • Puppet scripts • Sample lessons • Song lyrics • Downloadable logos • Activity pages Bible background • Teaching articles • Scope & Sequence chart • Fun activities for home • Get-to-know-you party guide Deep Blue Adventure App << Yes, you get all this for FREE. >> Visit deepbluekids.com today!

NEW! Christmas Around the Deep Blue World

Join the Deep Blue Crew as they explore how Christmas is celebrated around the world. Includes fun activities kids will love! Available June 2017. Coming January 2018: NEW! Easter Around the Deep Blue World

NEW! Deep Blue Bible Storybook Activity Bulletins

This fun reproducible book for ages 4–7 provides 146 double-sided activity pages that fold to create a fun children’s bulletin! Each one centers on one of the Bible stories in the Deep Blue Bible Storybook, and includes puzzles, mazes, and coloring activities that keep children engaged while helping grow their faith. Perfect for use during worship services, these bulletins are also great for Sunday school classes, children’s church, or any setting. Available June 2017.

NEW! Deep Blue Kids Church

Deep Blue Kids Church provides you with all-inclusive quarterly Leader Guides that will help you host your own weekly kids’ church. Each lesson is divided into four sections that are designed to last up to 15 minutes, and may be customized to fit your needs. The four sections are: Invite Them In, Into the Bible, Into Worship, and Extended Time. Each month, the lessons focus on new character traits such as wisdom and loving kindness. Every lesson includes a worship practice component, a reproducible, and a Bible story that corresponds to a session on the optional Deep Blue Kids Adventure DVD. Also works great as a mid-week resource! Available June 2017.

Deep Blue Tote Bag

This durable, recyclable bag is great for carrying Sunday school supplies! Features the Deep Blue logo.

NEW! Deep Blue Annual Music CD

Labels/Name Tag Stickers

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Deep Blue Decorating Clings

Make a bold statement in hallways or classrooms! Includes Asia, Kat, Edgar, Indigo, and the Deep Blue logo. Sizes range from 6"–16." Easy to hang and reposition.

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The official Deep Blue Music CD contains 17 new songs that were written specifically for Deep Blue! Buy one for your Sunday school room, and one for each of your kids to play at home and in the car! Songs range from the Deep Blue Theme Song, to Christmas, Easter, and other great Bible stories.

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Scope Sequence 2017–18 Scope andand Sequence 2017-18 Winter 2017–18

Fall 2017 UNIT 1: Dive Deeper Into…Genesis

UNIT 1: Dive Deeper Into…Advent and Christmas

Session 1: Right Relationships (Creation)

Session 1: Hope (Isaiah’s Prophecy)

Session 2: Fear of Change (The Tower of Babel)

Session 2: Trust (Elizabeth and Zechariah)

Session 3: Trusting God (Abraham and Isaac)

Session 3: Faith (Mary and Joseph)

Session 4: Forgiveness (Jacob and Esau Reconcile)

Session 4: Incarnation (Jesus Is Born) Session 5: Worshipping (The Magi)

UNIT 2: Dive Deeper Into…Exodus and the Judges UNIT 2: Dive Deeper Into…Christmas and Epiphany

Session 5: Reconciliation (Joseph Meets His Brothers) Session 6: God Providing (The People Wander)

Session 6: Baptism (The Baptism of Jesus)

Session 7: Working Together (The Walls of Jericho)

Session 7: Being Called (Jesus Calls the Twelve)

Session 8: Choices (Samson)

Session 8: How to Treat Others (The Sermon on the Plain)

Session 9: Discerning God’s Will (Samuel Anoints Saul)

Session 9: Forgiveness (The Woman Anoints Jesus)

UNIT 3: Dive Deeper Into…the Kings and Prophets

UNIT 3: Dive Deeper Into…the Life of Jesus

Session 10: Serving God (David’s Leadership)

Session 10: Protection (Jesus Calms the Sea)

Session 11: Encountering God (Solomon Encounters God)

Session 11: Knowing Jesus (The Transfiguration)

Session 12: God’s Faithfulness (Jerusalem Is Destroyed)

Session 12: Praising Jesus (The Entry Into Jerusalem)

Session 13: God’s Triumph (Zephaniah’s Prophecy)

Session 13: Giving Generously (The Widow’s Offering)

Summer 2018

Spring 2018 UNIT 1: Dive Deeper Into…the Season of Lent

UNIT 1: Dive Deeper Into…the Prophets

Session 1: Sharing Communion (The Last Supper)

Session 1: God’s Power (Elijah and the Prophets of Baal)

Session 2: Prayer (Jesus in Prayer)

Session 2: God’s Care (Elisha Helps the Widow)

Session 3: Suffering (Jesus’ Betrayal, Arrest, and Trial)

Session 3: God’s Truth (Jeremiah Speaks the Truth)

Session 4: Death (Jesus’ Death)

Session 4: God’s Protection (Daniel Is Protected)

UNIT 2: Dive Deeper Into…the Easter Season

UNIT 2: Dive Deeper Into…the Parables in Luke

Session 5: Resurrection (Jesus’ Resurrection)

Session 5: Compassion (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

Session 6: Encountering Jesus (The Road to Emmaus)

Session 6: Humility (The Parable of the Great Banquet)

Session 7: Trust (Jesus and the Disciples)

Session 7: Forgiveness (The Parable of the Prodigal Son)

Session 8: Waiting (The Ascension)

Session 8: Using Our Talents (The Parable of the Talents)

Session 9: The Holy Spirit (Pentecost)

Session 9: Recognizing Jesus (The Parable of the Tenant Farmers)

UNIT 3: Dive Deeper Into…the Book of Acts

UNIT 3: Dive Deeper Into…Words of Wisdom

Session 10: Everyone Contributing (The Seven Deacons)

Session 10: Trusting in God (Proverbs)

Session 11: Conversion (Paul’s Conversion)

Session 11: Watching What You Say (Proverbs)

Session 12: Proclaiming (Paul and Barnabas)

Session 12: Valuing What Is Important (Ecclesiastes)

Session 13: Staying the Course (Paul and Silas in Prison)

Session 13: All Things Happen in God’s Time (Ecclesiastes)

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This one-year Bible survey for students will help prepare them to make the transition to youth group. Submerge emphasizes nurturing faithful relationships while engaging students in fun and creative activities.

Leader’s Guide • Flexible and easy-to-follow step-by-step session guides • Includes reproducible pages with additional activities • Also available as a digital download

DVD Navigation Guide • Use to spark discussion about applying Scripture to everyday experiences • Features energetic speakers who connect with preteens • One video each week, 3–5 minutes each

Submerge Magazine • 32 pages of fun and relevant content that connects with each session • Thought-provoking and timely articles that keep students engaged

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Diver’s Log • Composed of weekly prompts that encourage creative thought • Includes space for writing/ doodling/drawing prayer concerns • Annual resource

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Rotation teaching is popular, and for good reason! As children visit a different learning station each week, they explore each unit’s theme story from many angles for deeper, more engaged learning. Busy volunteers will love using their specialized skills without a huge time investment—they plan once, then teach the same lesson for several weeks to different age groups. Deep Blue Rotation Stations is flexible— purchase a full unit (seven stations/weeks) or choose any number of individual stations for a shorter rotation. Each unit includes leader helps and a parent resource. New units available monthly. Makes a great midweek resource! For grades K–5.

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