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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Looking Beyond the Need

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Love In the Name of Christ is a partnership of churches with the goal of helping those in need get connected with the resources to support them. We know the resources available within the community, as well as help to develop ministries through our partner churches, to support people in their current circumstances. Each day,

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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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Warm Coats, Warm Smiles, Warm Hearts

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Winter has finally settled in Lake County. How are you planning to stay warm this year? Did you buy your kids a new coat for school? Many families we serve do not have that same ability to fulfill this need for their own children. Enter our loving churches! For the fourth year, First Presbyterian Church

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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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Serving & Singing

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At the end of June, Love INC was blessed with many working hands from a unique place – Zamar Student Choir and Harrisburg Baptist Church’s Men’s Ministry from Tupelo, Mississippi. We were just one stop on their ten-day mission & concert tour. Check out what Pastor Aaron Tomes reported about their time here: “It was

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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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