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


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


Warm Coats, Big Smiles

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

Love INC is all about connecting the churches and community to those in need. This year, many groups came together to provide *new* winter items to the kids of our client families. ~ Village Church of Gurnee member, Doug Callison dedicated his Ironman Triathlon to Love INC kids, raising over $1,500! ~ Doug’s fundraiser allows us


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


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


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


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


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


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