God’s Work Behind the Scenes: The Warehouse

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Supporting the many ministries here at Love INC of Lake County stands the behind-the-scenes work of the warehouse. Servants from our partner churches join together to repair furniture, pick out items for our neighbors in need, build starter kits, and strive to make sure that what leaves the warehouse is beautiful and inspires worship to

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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

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Serving to Transform

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Transformational Ministry is a new strategy being launched in 2017 to help our struggling neighbors achieve their God-given potential. Love INC’s desire is to invest relationally with our families, walking side-by-side with them to help them realize personal growth and life skills that will move them beyond the harsh circumstances they live in today. We

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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

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Back to School with New “Threadz”

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Love INC exists to mobilize our local churches and help them serve needs in the community that are not already covered through other agencies or programs. Each summer, as the school year creeps closer, we receive many calls from parents or school social workers looking for support to meet the uniform requirements. For the third

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The Next Step: Transformational Ministry

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In recent years, we have offered a study in Redemptive Compassion, either at one of our partner churches or gathering at our office. Through this, a number of us have wrestled through a Biblical philosophy on how to serve in ways that go beyond taking care of immediate needs, looking instead to ways that help our clients transform their

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Q: How many churches does it take to serve?

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Mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities in the Name of Christ – that’s Love INC’s mission. Our God wired each Christ-follower in his or her own way. Some with loving voices to provide comfort in a stressful time, some with strong backs to carry a bed into a new home, some with the

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Making the Bed

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Most people hate to make the bed. But what if you’ve never had a proper bed to make? This is a reality for many of our neighbors in Lake County. Now, how would you react if loving arms carried one in to your home? This is the opportunity our partner churches have to show God’s

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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

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Sharing Creativity with God’s Children

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God uses many ways to bless those served through Love INC of Lake County. Most recently, the ministry has been blessed with many crafty servants! The Connecting Threads at Village Church of Gurnee lovingly handmade a number of quilts to be delivered with beds. Another servant fromSt. Paul the Apostle Church was led to refurbish a

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