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Flourish in Faith II
All members should have received a Flourish in Faith II pledge card and letter from FiFII Chairman Eric Bertolotti in the mail last week. Please refer to Eric’s letter for helpful info about how to fill out and turn in your pledge cards (November 8th), and please do not hesitate to call the church office if you have any further questions. Continue to be in prayer for our plans and for our giving. Be on the lookout for more details about our FiFII Celebration Event on November 15th!


Family Fun Night
Join us this Friday, October 23, 6-9pm, outside on the church playground for food, fun, and fellowship! Pray for good weather!


Christmas!?!?
Yes Christmas! A few organizations that we want to help support as a church are gearing up for their annual Christmas events:
Samaritans Purse, Operation Christmas Child- Look for resources at church soon. Also follow this link for more about Operation Christmas Child and how to pack a shoebox: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/
Our collection deadline at Morningview will be November 18.

The Hands of Christ Toy Store– Parents and guardians who qualify can shop this toy store for new deeply discounted items for their children 3-16 years old. The store will be December 8th and 10th (Set-up December 7th). Here is how Morningview can help:
-Toy Donations (Look for “HOC Toy Store” receiving bins at church soon.)
-Provide drink or snack items for volunteers and shoppers.
-Volunteer to help with set-up and/or store operations.
-Pray for this outreach opportunity.

Heart to Heart Foster Care Ministry- Our own CJ Brown and her Foster Care Ministry will be hosting a Christmas Toy Store here at the church on December 5th for foster parents in the Montgomery area. Here’s how we can help:

Volunteer! Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e4fa9a82fa5fb6-christmas1Donate toys! Shop H2H’s Amazon wish list: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/DG15QDBTNRV0?fbclid=IwAR3An8Ew8M6dLdbAsPz9yrYqUcrFzg2y6c-RZstWXI5rILk3H2-vvuWphYI&ref_=wl_share&
Sponsor a child! It costs about $150 to sponsor one child for Christmas, but anything helps! PayPal- hearttoheartofmontgomery@gmail.com, Venmo- HearttoheartofMGM
Contact CJ Brown at 770-367-7665 if you have any questions about how you can serve. Also checkout H2H on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/475066499809006/
Pray! Pray for CJ, for her volunteers and her ministry, and for foster parents and foster children in Montgomery.


Reminder
Please no food or drinks in the sanctuary!


Theological Library
The Morningview Baptist Theological Library catalog is now available to view online and is ready for use:

1. Contact Elizabeth at 334-272-2304 or elizabeth.wilkinson@morningview.org and request a patron number.
2. Go to www.librarycat.org/lib/morningview125
3. View the online catalog by searching for a specific book title, author, genre, etc.
4. To view the entire catalog as a list, type “collectionid:1” in the search bar. You can then define your search by clicking the box in the right upper corner labeled “relevancy” to sort the catalog by title, author, popularity, etc.
5. Check out or hold a book by typing in your assigned patron number.

We currently have just over 500 titles but would love to grow our collection! We have compiled a “Wishlist” of books that we would like to have in our Theological Library for the use of our pastors and all our members. Please view the list here if you would like to purchase and donate books to our Library: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1VUN24U9GOSDF?ref_=wl_share. You can have books shipped directly to the church (125 Calhoun Rd. Montgomery, AL 36109). Please let us know if you do! Donors and memorials will be acknowledged in each book.


New Beginnings Membership Class
Our next Membership Class will be Sunday, November 8, 3:30-7:30pm in Fellowship Hall. Please register for the class here: https://onrealm.org/morningview/PublicRegistrations/Event?linkString=MmVmMzNiY2MtYzBkMC00ODgxLWE5MjktYWMzNzAxMzg5MGY5, or by calling or emailing the church office: 334-272-2304, lindsay.edwards@morningview.org.

Catered boxed dinners will be provided (please let us know upon registration if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions). Please make other arrangements for childcare if at all possible. If lack of childcare would be a hindrance for you, please let us know as soon as possible and we may be able to help!

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