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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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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Relationships That Transform

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“What brought you to this place of need?” This is one of the questions our volunteers ask our neighbors during their initial phone call. As we hear about their physical needs, we also are privileged to hear their life stories. Many times, these stories include a lack of supportive relationships and positive role models in their

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Celebrate with our Graduates!

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  Our latest round of Transformational Ministry classes culminated in graduation ceremonies this spring. Twenty eight students and mentors spent weeks together studying Affirming Potential (learning who God created them to be), Faith & Finances (learning money management skills), and Boundaries (learning when to say yes and how to say no).     The Body of

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Serving Together…In the Name of Christ

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Love INC’s mission is to mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities, In the Name of Christ. This means that we get to help lots of different churches – different denominations, that meet in different locations, at different times, with different worship styles – unite in purpose as ONE Church to show and share

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This is the Mobilized Church

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What does the mobilized church look like?! It looks like YOU! Last year, over 560 people from 55 churches shared over 16,000 hours serving together through Love INC of Lake County. From answering phone calls to collecting needed items in donation drives to teaching in our Transformational Ministry life skills classes and more, The Church is serving in ways

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Christmas, Re-imagined

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  Food with friends and family. Picking out just the right gift you know will put a smile on a loved one’s face. Retelling the story of the birth of Christ. What is your favorite part of the Christmas season?    Those same reasons ring true for those in need in our community. But it can

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From hopeless to hopeful…

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In 2018, eight churches invested in 17 neighbors through our Affirming Potential classes. Our neighbors find God’s love and care in each of the volunteers leading the class, from those welcoming everyone to those mentoring and walking alongside them each week. God is moving in a significant way through relationships built between our churches and

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Imagine… (part two)

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“Imagine…the impact of the Church upon the lives of those in need if it cares for the people, not just their needs.” This was the challenge issued by Executive Director, Pat Schwartz, at the beginning of this year’s Dinner & Auction in October. Love INC has long been known in Lake County for our church’s

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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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