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


Love Story: Furniture Ministry

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

One of our furniture ministry servants shares her thoughts after a delivery in June: “What a beautiful day today was. Yes, the weather was beautiful but what I’m talking about is much, much more than the weather. Earlier this summer, Love INC of Lake County was on the move delivering starter kits (kitchen basics) to families in need. Today, we


Welcoming God’s Little Lambs

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

The newest Love INC of Lake County ministry serves the littlest of the Kingdom – newborn babies. Partner church Bethel Lutheran in Gurnee has developed a Layette Kit ministry, providing a pack-n-play crib + linens, diapers, onesies, and other baby essentials to our new moms. Teams from the church deliver the kits in a sort of mini


On the Move…to Waukegan!

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

We’ve signed our new two year lease for 339 & 341 Lakewood Ave. in Waukegan. This location provides a new Clearinghouse environment, great conference room, huge warehouse space, and is more central to those being served & those doing the serving. We will be just west of Green Bay Road, midway between Grand Ave. &


Starter Kits impact those in need – including us!

BY IN Household Starter Kit, Love INC Needs, Ministries , , , ,

Serving through our Starter Kit ministry takes many roles: purchasing and donating inventory, organizing the donations, packing up the kits with love, and delivering to those in need. Through these simple steps, our partner churches bless those in need, and in turn those servants witness our Mighty God at work. A team shares dishes and prayer with


Jeans bring a “New You, New Attitude” to kids

BY IN Clothing Ministry, Love INC Needs, Love Stories , , ,

This past December, a group from Zion was determined to make a difference in their community and used Love INC of Lake County to help. Sherri D. rallied a crew to give jeans, and a new outlook, to our Zion kids. “There aren’t that many programs who actually give to families without charging a small fee,”


Delivering Beds with Joy!

BY IN Bed Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries , , , ,

Men from the Joy! Lutheran Men’s Ministry recently built and delivered about a dozen bunk beds to families and kids in need. “We had a great time working with the family. They were very appreciative of their new beds. The boys even jumped in to help assemble them, learning to use different kinds of tools.