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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How do pots and pans transform a life?

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The answer is: they don’t. That might seem like a strange way to begin an article about our starter kit ministry, but it’s the truth. Pots and pans alone cannot change a life. Rather, as our starter kit ministers will tell you, lives are transformed when God makes His faithfulness known in the simple interactions

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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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Love & Oven Mitts Charity Drive

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Originally posted on RecipeChatter.com. 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

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Starter Kits impact those in need – including us!

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Serving through our Starter Kit ministry takes many roles: purchasing and donating inventory, organizing the donations, packing up the kits with love, and delivering to those in need. Through these simple steps, our partner churches bless those in need, and in turn those servants witness our Mighty God at work. A team shares dishes and prayer with

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From the Desk of a Thankful Family

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Ever wonder if what you do makes a difference? We all have those thoughts from time to time. Often, it is at that moment that God sends a little tidbit to remind us that we do, when we faithfully serve Him! Here’s one of those tidbits that we recently received at Love INC: Dear Jacqui,

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Each Plays a Part in Love INC’s Ministries

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Love INC’s mission is to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities, in the name of Christ. We work together in ways to serve more efficiently than one church or one person can do alone. But how does this look in practice? Consider how one client family could be served:   A volunteer phone minister from Trinity

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Reflections on Delivering Starter Kits

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~ By Deacon Amanda Holm Rosengren   Recently, a small group of people from Church of Redeemer in Highland Park gathered at Love INC’s headquarters in Zion to distribute “starter kits,” basic household items for families in need. As you might imagine, it is a difficult thing to enter a stranger’s home bearing items the family

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Save the Date – Teacups for Christ

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Mark your calendars today for our annual event to support our Household Starter Kit ministry. Teacups for Christ Ladies Tea and Vendor Fair Saturday April 20 at Gurnee Community Church Reserve your spot today! The Household Starter Kit ministry provides basic kitchen and household items to families or individuals in need. This includes dishes, drinking

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Help Us Restock the Shelves!

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The Household Starter Kit Ministry blessed 256 families in 2012. However, the need is on-going. We currently have outstanding requests for 55 kits and our inventory is running low on the following basic kitchen and bath items: 2 quart saucepans 10″ skillets bakeware (9×13 pans, cookie sheets, etc) drinking glasses bath and hand towels In

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