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.


From the Desk of a Thankful Family

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Help Center, Household Starter Kit, Ministries , , , ,

Ever wonder if what you do makes a difference? We all have those thoughts from time to time. Often, it is at that moment that God sends a little tidbit to remind us that we do, when we faithfully serve Him! Here’s one of those tidbits that we recently received at Love INC: Dear Jacqui,


Christ’s Love Shown through a Simple Pair of Shoes

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

One of our partner churches, Bethel Lutheran in Gurnee, hosted a Back-to-School clothing distribution in August. Volunteers from the church brought the clothing to their gym where others set up the ‘store’. Love INC families were invited to shop for their children and themselves. Over three days, 50 servants shared 308 hours serving 47 families totaling 191