See What He Has Done!

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From this year’s Dinner/Auction message by Pat Schwartz, board chair, and Carl ‘Spark’ Ball, Executive Director: We have experienced another great year of service by the churches in Lake County for our neighbors. There is no way to adequately convey the breadth and depth of what God has done through his Church this year. The

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God Bless You!

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Our office receives 250+ phone calls each month from families and individuals looking for help or local agencies trying to get their clients connected. Each one has a unique story and reason they are connecting with us. Many times, our partner churches are blessed to serve them through one of our various ministries. And from

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Many Hands Project 2017

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For the ninth year in a row, the high school youth from three churches in Lake County came together to serve in Zion. Over 75 youth and leaders from Village Church of Gurnee, Christ Community Church in Zion, and Gurnee Community Church completed 32 homeowner projects, delivered Love INC Household Starter Kits, and more over

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Zamar Student Choir visit

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Love INC of Lake County was blessed with a visit from the Zamar Student Choir and the Harrisburg Baptist Men’s Ministry to do service projects at our office/warehouse. During the week, they completed 20 sets of bunk beds, sorted lots of household & clothing donations in the warehouse, built shelves for our mattresses, updated the

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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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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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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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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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Gifts from the Heart

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One of the awesome parts about serving through Love INC is being able to share gifts with our client families. Whether a new uniform for a child to be able to attend school or a prayer with the family after carrying in an apartment full of furniture, we strive to be the hands and feet

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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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