God’s Work Behind the Scenes: The Warehouse

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Supporting the many ministries here at Love INC of Lake County stands the behind-the-scenes work of the warehouse. Servants from our partner churches join together to repair furniture, pick out items for our neighbors in need, build starter kits, and strive to make sure that what leaves the warehouse is beautiful and inspires worship to

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Making Connections

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You all know Love INC’s mission, right?! To mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities, In the Name of Christ. That transformation comes by connecting in relationship – with Christ & with others. Through listening to our struggling neighbors’ stories in the Help Center, we recognized that many of those we serve do not

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Get Ready to Shop!

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Our dream of a Love INC thrift shoppe is closer to becoming a reality! As we shared at last fall’s Dinner/Auction, we have plans in 2017 to open a volunteer-run store to help provide financial support for the ministry, to promote Love INC to the broader community, and to provide incentives for our upcoming community

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Serving to Transform

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Transformational Ministry is a new strategy being launched in 2017 to help our struggling neighbors achieve their God-given potential. Love INC’s desire is to invest relationally with our families, walking side-by-side with them to help them realize personal growth and life skills that will move them beyond the harsh circumstances they live in today. We

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Together, we are the Body of Christ

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Together, we re the Body of Christ Love INC of Lake County serves alongside 35 partner churches coordinating 9 ministries mobilizing 466 volunteers to meet the needs of over 2,000 individuals in Lake County This complex orchestration is bringing the transforming power of God into the lives of our neighbors right here in Lake County.

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God is at Work!

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From Board Chair, Pat Schwartz’s message at this year’s Dinner/Auction: In 2016, we established goals to prepare us to move to Transformational Ministry, focusing on building relationships with those we serve. As you might expect, our best laid plans, based upon our worldly wisdom got what they deserved—REVISION. He took our well-crafted, measured plans and

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Three Churches, Many Hands

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The Many Hands Project ministers to people by meeting the needs of homeowners in the Zion/Benton area. Youth teams from Christ Community Church in Zion, Village Church of Gurnee, and Iglesia Evangelica Libre (part of CrossLife) in Libertyville are serving seniors, single moms, people with disabilities, and others in need…all within the setting of a

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The Next Step: Transformational Ministry

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In recent years, we have offered a study in Redemptive Compassion, either at one of our partner churches or gathering at our office. Through this, a number of us have wrestled through a Biblical philosophy on how to serve in ways that go beyond taking care of immediate needs, looking instead to ways that help our clients transform their

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From a Phone Call to a Church Connection

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The ministries of Love INC’s partner churches are meeting physical needs. But more importantly, we seek to make connections with our client families that truly transform – that means sharing Christ’s love! One question our families are asked during their initial intake (the conversation that helps them get plugged into support) is if they would like to

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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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