God Bless You!

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Our office receives 250+ phone calls each month from families and individuals looking for help or local agencies trying to get their clients connected. Each one has a unique story and reason they are connecting with us. Many times, our partner churches are blessed to serve them through one of our various ministries. And from

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Make Yourself at Home

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Make yourself at home. What do you think of when you hear that? Maybe it’s a chair in the corner of the living room where you like to curl up and read. Maybe it’s the warmth of your bed on a winter night.  Maybe it’s a big meal shared at a table surrounded by good

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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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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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Connecting with our Community

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Love INC doesn’t exist with our our partner churches, but our local agencies are just as important to our mission to “transform lives and communities”. In late December, a Waukegan police officer walked into our office and shared the story of a local family who recently had lost their home in a fire. They had

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Honoring Our Veterans

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Chain of Lakes Bible Church’s Salute Ministry began partnering with Love INC of Lake County to serve our Veteran client families. Their mission is to “Remember the fallen. Honor our brave and walk with our hurting.” Each month, the Salute Ministry trailer pulls up to the Love INC warehouse and loads up furniture and other needed

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Strong Backs with a Servant’s Heart

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We say it all the time because it is true — Love INC doesn’t exist without the churches and Christ-followers sharing their time and talents. Over the course of a month, about 60 servants share their Saturday mornings with those in their community. Men & women gather at the Love INC warehouse to load up and

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Sharing the Hope of Christ this Christmas season

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  For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~Isaiah 9:6 (NIV)   You help bring Hope to our community! Servants from Love INC’s partner churches are blessed to be able to share the hope of Christ with those

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Tuxedos not Required…

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So here’s what Jonathan (and Marlee!) were doing at 4pm one Saturday afternoon this August. But that same day at 8am, Jon and six of his groomsmen, including his brother, brother-in-law and cousin, were at Love INC helping deliver furniture and the Good News of Jesus’ love to families around Lake County. Jon has been serving

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