Sharing God’s Love Through a Camera Lens

BY IN Love Stories, Ministries, Relational Ministry , , , , , ,

For the second year in a row, servants from Gurnee Community Church (GCC) led a Help-Portrait Christmas event for Love INC families. Help-Portrait is about GIVING the pictures, not taking them. The portraits aren’t for a portfolio, website, or sale. It’s about giving people who otherwise couldn’t afford photography, a chance to capture a moment, a


Sharing the Hope of Christ this Christmas season

BY IN Bed Ministry, Furniture Ministry, Layette Kit, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , , ,

  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


Sharing Warm Coats and Warm Smiles

BY IN Clothing Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , ,

As the cold weather moved in at the beginning of November, multiple churches and businesses partnered together to bring warm coats to Love INC families in need. Generous donations from our individual donors allowed us to purchase kid’s coats throughOperation Warm The children’s ministry of Village Church of Gurnee ran a drive for warm items


Tuxedos not Required…

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries , , , ,

So here’s what Jonathan (and Marlee!) were doing at 4pm one Saturday afternoon this August. But that same day at 8am, Jon and six of his groomsmen, including his brother, brother-in-law and cousin, were at Love INC helping deliver furniture and the Good News of Jesus’ love to families around Lake County. Jon has been serving


Showing the Love of Christ with a Car Ride

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , ,

A Love Story from one of our faithful furniture delivery servants: Every Saturday that I have the opportunity to serve with our Love INC team, there is a special moment or connection that is made. This week it was with a nice young man, we’ll call “Dave”. * Russ, Jim and I had a truck full


Love Story: Furniture Ministry

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Love Stories, Ministries , , , , , ,

One of our furniture ministry servants shares her thoughts after a delivery in June: “What a beautiful day today was. Yes, the weather was beautiful but what I’m talking about is much, much more than the weather. Earlier this summer, Love INC of Lake County was on the move delivering starter kits (kitchen basics) to families in need. Today, we


Welcoming God’s Little Lambs

BY IN Layette Kit, Layette Kit, Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries , , , ,

The newest Love INC of Lake County ministry serves the littlest of the Kingdom – newborn babies. Partner church Bethel Lutheran in Gurnee has developed a Layette Kit ministry, providing a pack-n-play crib + linens, diapers, onesies, and other baby essentials to our new moms. Teams from the church deliver the kits in a sort of mini


On the Move…to Waukegan!

BY IN Events, Love INC Needs, Ministries, Upcoming Events , , , , ,

We’ve signed our new two year lease for 339 & 341 Lakewood Ave. in Waukegan. This location provides a new Clearinghouse environment, great conference room, huge warehouse space, and is more central to those being served & those doing the serving. We will be just west of Green Bay Road, midway between Grand Ave. &


Starter Kits impact those in need – including us!

BY IN Household Starter Kit, Love INC Needs, Ministries , , , ,

Serving through our Starter Kit ministry takes many roles: purchasing and donating inventory, organizing the donations, packing up the kits with love, and delivering to those in need. Through these simple steps, our partner churches bless those in need, and in turn those servants witness our Mighty God at work. A team shares dishes and prayer with