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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Make Yourself at Home

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Make yourself at home. What do you think of when you hear that? Maybe it’s a chair in the corner of the living room where you like to curl up and read. Maybe it’s the warmth of your bed on a winter night.  Maybe it’s a big meal shared at a table surrounded by good

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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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Showing the Love of Christ with a Car Ride

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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

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Love Story: Furniture Ministry

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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

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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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