Make Yourself at Home

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Make yourself at home. What do you think of when you hear that? Maybe it’s a chair in the corner of the living room where you like to curl up and read. Maybe it’s the warmth of your bed on a winter night.  Maybe it’s a big meal shared at a table surrounded by good

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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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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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Showing the Love of Christ with a Car Ride

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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

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Love Story: Furniture Ministry

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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

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Delivering Beds with Joy!

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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.

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Merry Christmas from Love INC of Lake County!

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Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive its King; Let every heart prepare Him room and heaven and nature sing! The ministries of Love INC’s partner churches are blessed to be able to share this joy of Christ with those in need around us every day. We rely on your support

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Each Plays a Part in Love INC’s Ministries

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Love INC’s mission is to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities, in the name of Christ. We work together in ways to serve more efficiently than one church or one person can do alone. But how does this look in practice? Consider how one client family could be served:   A volunteer phone minister from Trinity

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Love Story from the Furniture Ministry

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 Recently, one of our church furniture delivery teams visited a young mom and her two small children in Waukegan. The only lighting in the apartment was on one wall in the living room. The only furniture was a folding sports chair and a wool blanket. Mom and her two little ones had been sleeping on

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