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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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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Giving Back through Love INC

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Love INC is about mobilizing churches to serve those in need in Lake County. But we are also called to partner with other agencies and programs in Lake County to use our collective resources to the best of our abilities. YouthBuild Lake County provides underserved young adults with the education and training necessary to become

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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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Sharing the Hope of Christ this Christmas season

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  For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~Isaiah 9:6 (NIV)   You help bring Hope to our community! Servants from Love INC’s partner churches are blessed to be able to share the hope of Christ with those

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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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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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