Together, we are the Body of Christ

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Together, we re the Body of Christ Love INC of Lake County serves alongside 35 partner churches coordinating 9 ministries mobilizing 466 volunteers to meet the needs of over 2,000 individuals in Lake County This complex orchestration is bringing the transforming power of God into the lives of our neighbors right here in Lake County.

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God is at Work!

BY IN Events, Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries, Relational Ministry, Transformational Ministry, Uncategorized , , , , , , , ,

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 Shopping with Love

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As the school year approaches, calls to our Help Center for children’s clothing increase significantly. Parents find that their little ones have turned into bigger ones over the summer and the pants from last year are now too small! Through their partnership with Love INC, the congregation of Bethel Lutheran in Gurnee recognized this need 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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Three Churches, Many Hands

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The Many Hands Project ministers to people by meeting the needs of homeowners in the Zion/Benton area. Youth teams from Christ Community Church in Zion, Village Church of Gurnee, and Iglesia Evangelica Libre (part of CrossLife) in Libertyville are serving seniors, single moms, people with disabilities, and others in need…all within the setting of a

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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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From a Phone Call to a Church Connection

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The ministries of Love INC’s partner churches are meeting physical needs. But more importantly, we seek to make connections with our client families that truly transform – that means sharing Christ’s love! One question our families are asked during their initial intake (the conversation that helps them get plugged into support) is if they would like to

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Q: How many churches does it take to serve?

BY IN Bed Ministry, Clothing Ministry, Furniture Ministry, Help Center, Household Starter Kit, Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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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