Collecting for New Hope

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Your toddler knocks over a glass of milk. You grab a roll of paper towels to clean it up. Easy answer, right? For some neighbors served by our partner churches, it isn’t that easy. Paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and other household essentials are not covered by food stamp benefits. They are often not

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Using Her Talents

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Meet Miss Hannah from Bethel Lutheran in Gurnee. She wanted to help people in need this Christmas. She & her brother & her friends drew pictures to sell. Dad was proud of her idea and told her he would match whatever they earned. Little did he know, they would make $120! Hannah chose to donate

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How Many Churches Do You See?

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  Fourteen churches. Do you see them in this picture? The mission of Love INC is to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities, In the Name of Christ (get it?! I-N-C…). Each day, we offer meaningful opportunities for servants from our partner churches to share the talents and time God has granted them.

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New Hope, In the Name of Christ

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What does it mean to see yourself as created in God’s image? To break through the strongholds that the enemy has placed on you for so long? To know you are called by a loving Savior to make positive changes in your life? Each of these realizations can lead to transformation. Each of these realizations

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Our “New” Home

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One of the best things about serving at Love in the Name of Christ is watching God provide for the ministry on a daily basis. We see it when items show up in the warehouse ‘just in time’ to make scheduled deliveries each week, when volunteers with just the right skills come forward when needed

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Be Anxious for Nothing

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  The neighbors calling into the Love INC Clearinghouse have so many needs. Moms are calling looking for help with clothing for their children. Veterans are seeking help getting a comfy bed. Some people call simply looking for prayer or to get connected to a church home. As volunteers from our churches learn more about

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Neighbors Giving Back

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One of the great things about Love INC is how our community comes together to share our blessings with those in need. Our furniture ministry is a great example of this at work. Teams from our partner churches pick up furniture from donor’s homes, bring it back to our warehouse for other volunteers to spruce

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Reaching for Dreams and Goals

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God continues to bless the Transformational Ministry program, started just two years ago. Transformational Ministry provides a way for servants from our partner churches to go beyond simply ‘sharing stuff’ and walk alongside our neighbors in longer relationships. Through conversations as volunteers deliver furniture or starter kits, our neighbors are encouraged to take that next

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If Not Us, Then Who?

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Have you heard the song “Do Something” by Matthew West recently? No?! Well, then turn up the volume and watch this video. Did you catch the last line of that first verse? “Well, I just couldn’t bear the thought of People living in poverty Children sold into slavery The thought disgusted me So, I shook

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Bunking Up with our Neighbors

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Remember those bunk beds made by our friends at YouthBuild Lake County? (Check out February’s Love Note.) They have kids sleeping on them now!!! On the first Saturday of April, the regular furniture teams from Libertyville Covenant Church and Gurnee Community Church teamed up with Village Church of Gurnee’s 8th graders, and the YouthBuild Lake County students (the ones who actually built the beds!)

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