See What He Has Done!

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From this year’s Dinner/Auction message by Pat Schwartz, board chair, and Carl ‘Spark’ Ball, Executive Director: We have experienced another great year of service by the churches in Lake County for our neighbors. There is no way to adequately convey the breadth and depth of what God has done through his Church this year. The


Serving & Singing

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At the end of June, Love INC was blessed with many working hands from a unique place – Zamar Student Choir and Harrisburg Baptist Church’s Men’s Ministry from Tupelo, Mississippi. We were just one stop on their ten-day mission & concert tour. Check out what Pastor Aaron Tomes reported about their time here: “It was


Zamar Student Choir visit

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Love INC of Lake County was blessed with a visit from the Zamar Student Choir and the Harrisburg Baptist Men’s Ministry to do service projects at our office/warehouse. During the week, they completed 20 sets of bunk beds, sorted lots of household & clothing donations in the warehouse, built shelves for our mattresses, updated the


Get Ready to Shop!

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Our dream of a Love INC thrift shoppe is closer to becoming a reality! As we shared at last fall’s Dinner/Auction, we have plans in 2017 to open a volunteer-run store to help provide financial support for the ministry, to promote Love INC to the broader community, and to provide incentives for our upcoming community


God is at Work!

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From Board Chair, Pat Schwartz’s message at this year’s Dinner/Auction: In 2016, we established goals to prepare us to move to Transformational Ministry, focusing on building relationships with those we serve. As you might expect, our best laid plans, based upon our worldly wisdom got what they deserved—REVISION. He took our well-crafted, measured plans and


Love & Oven Mitts Charity Drive

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Originally posted on Love INC of Lake County was recently contacted by Prime Publishing (based in Northbrook, IL) to run an on-line drive for our partner churches’ Household Starter Kit ministry. Check out the article below! ********************************************************************************************************* There are so many home comforts that we take for granted. For instance, try to imagine baking anything without


Warm Coats, Big Smiles

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Love INC is all about connecting the churches and community to those in need. This year, many groups came together to provide *new* winter items to the kids of our client families. ~ Village Church of Gurnee member, Doug Callison dedicated his Ironman Triathlon to Love INC kids, raising over $1,500! ~ Doug’s fundraiser allows us


Support us on #GivingTuesday!

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#GivingTuesday is December 1st Love INC of Lake County will be participating in the global #GivingTuesday campaign on December 1st. Even more exciting, Network for Good will match a portion of funds given through our website on that day! So mark your calendars and keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages to join


Many Hands serving Many Hearts

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Four churches. Over 100 students and leaders. Four days of clothing distribution, 13 bunk beds built, 22 household starter kits delivered, 40 homeowners served with outdoor and indoor projects. Countless laughs, prayers, and peanut butter sandwiches over last week strengthened relationships across our community. Check out pictures from our week of service on the Many Hands


On the Move…to Waukegan!

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We’ve signed our new two year lease for 339 & 341 Lakewood Ave. in Waukegan. This location provides a new Clearinghouse environment, great conference room, huge warehouse space, and is more central to those being served & those doing the serving. We will be just west of Green Bay Road, midway between Grand Ave. &