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


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


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


Sharing the Hope of Christ this Christmas season

BY IN Bed Ministry, Furniture Ministry, Layette Kit, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , , ,

  For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~Isaiah 9:6 (NIV)   You help bring Hope to our community! Servants from Love INC’s partner churches are blessed to be able to share the hope of Christ with those


Sharing Warm Coats and Warm Smiles

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

As the cold weather moved in at the beginning of November, multiple churches and businesses partnered together to bring warm coats to Love INC families in need. Generous donations from our individual donors allowed us to purchase kid’s coats throughOperation Warm The children’s ministry of Village Church of Gurnee ran a drive for warm items


Tuxedos not Required…

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

So here’s what Jonathan (and Marlee!) were doing at 4pm one Saturday afternoon this August. But that same day at 8am, Jon and six of his groomsmen, including his brother, brother-in-law and cousin, were at Love INC helping deliver furniture and the Good News of Jesus’ love to families around Lake County. Jon has been serving


Showing the Love of Christ with a Car Ride

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

A Love Story from one of our faithful furniture delivery servants: Every Saturday that I have the opportunity to serve with our Love INC team, there is a special moment or connection that is made. This week it was with a nice young man, we’ll call “Dave”. * Russ, Jim and I had a truck full