Honoring Our Veterans

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries, Uncategorized , , , , , , ,

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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Welcome to our new Gap Ministry Coordinator!

BY IN Help Center, Ministries, Relational Ministry , , , ,

Love INC of Lake County is pleased to introduce our new Gap Ministry Coordinator, Michael Stanczak. Mike is a member of Trinity Community Church in Libertyville where he serves as a Lifegroup leader and is a member of their interim preaching team. He is also currently studying for his Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical

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Back to School in Style

BY IN Love Stories, Ministries, Threadz school uniform , , , , , ,

Do you remember how excited you were to get new things for the start of the school year? Two of our partner churches were able to share that same excitement with our Love INC families this fall. Gurnee Community Church’s Threadz school uniform ministry connected with 28 families, providing *new* school uniform items to start

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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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Many Hands serving Many Hearts

BY IN Events, Love Stories, Ministries, Relational Ministry , , , , , , ,

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

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Strong Backs with a Servant’s Heart

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Love INC Needs, Ministries, Upcoming Events , , , , , ,

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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Showering New Parents with Love

BY IN Layette Kit, Layette Kit, Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , ,

One of the newer Love INC ministries, led by Bethel Lutheran Church in Gurnee, delivers a “Layette Kit” to new moms and dads. This mini-baby shower includes a pack & play crib, linens, and other needed baby items. The portable crib is a great solution for our families – they are often living in small

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Sharing God’s Love Through a Camera Lens

BY IN Love Stories, Ministries, Relational Ministry , , , , , ,

For the second year in a row, servants from Gurnee Community Church (GCC) led a Help-Portrait Christmas event for Love INC families. Help-Portrait is about GIVING the pictures, not taking them. The portraits aren’t for a portfolio, website, or sale. It’s about giving people who otherwise couldn’t afford photography, a chance to capture a moment, a

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