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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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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Warm Coats, Big Smiles

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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

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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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Welcome to our new Gap Ministry Coordinator!

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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

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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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