How Many Churches Do You See?

BY IN Bed Ministry, Furniture Ministry, Household Starter Kit, Love INC Needs, Love Stories Comments Off on How Many Churches Do You See? , , , , , ,

  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.

CONTINUE READING …

This is the Mobilized Church

BY IN Furniture Ministry, Help Center, Household Starter Kit, Love Stories, Ministries, Transformational Ministry Comments Off on This is the Mobilized Church , , , , , , , ,

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

CONTINUE READING …

The Church, Mobilized to Serve

BY IN Events, Household Starter Kit, Love Stories Comments Off on The Church, Mobilized to Serve , , , , , , , , ,

Each year, members of Joy! Lutheran Church in Gurnee gather together for a full day of sharing their time and talents in various ways across Lake County. Teams partnered with Love INC of Lake County to sort items in the warehouse and to deliver Household Starter Kits to our neighbors. Using Thrivent Action Team grants as seed money, volunteers

CONTINUE READING …

Serving & Singing

BY IN Events, Love Stories Comments Off on Serving & Singing , , , , , , ,

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

CONTINUE READING …

How do pots and pans transform a life?

BY IN Household Starter Kit, Love Stories Comments Off on How do pots and pans transform a life? , , , , , ,

The answer is: they don’t. That might seem like a strange way to begin an article about our starter kit ministry, but it’s the truth. Pots and pans alone cannot change a life. Rather, as our starter kit ministers will tell you, lives are transformed when God makes His faithfulness known in the simple interactions

CONTINUE READING …

Q: How many churches does it take to serve?

BY IN Bed Ministry, Clothing Ministry, Furniture Ministry, Help Center, Household Starter Kit, Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries Comments Off on Q: How many churches does it take to serve? , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

CONTINUE READING …

Love & Oven Mitts Charity Drive

BY IN Events, Household Starter Kit, Ministries Comments Off on Love & Oven Mitts Charity Drive , , , , , ,

Originally posted on RecipeChatter.com. Love INC of Lake County was recently contacted by Prime Publishing (based in Northbrook, IL) to run an on-line drive for our partner churches’ Household Starter Kit ministry. Check out the article below! ********************************************************************************************************* There are so many home comforts that we take for granted. For instance, try to imagine baking anything without

CONTINUE READING …

Sharing Creativity with God’s Children

BY IN Love INC Needs, Love Stories, Ministries Comments Off on Sharing Creativity with God’s Children , , , , , ,

God uses many ways to bless those served through Love INC of Lake County. Most recently, the ministry has been blessed with many crafty servants! The Connecting Threads at Village Church of Gurnee lovingly handmade a number of quilts to be delivered with beds. Another servant fromSt. Paul the Apostle Church was led to refurbish a

CONTINUE READING …

Many Hands serving Many Hearts

BY IN Events, Love Stories, Ministries, Relational Ministry Comments Off on Many Hands serving Many Hearts , , , , , , ,

Four churches. Over 100 students and leaders. Four days of clothing distribution, 13 bunk beds built, 22 household starter kits delivered, 40 homeowners served with outdoor and indoor projects. Countless laughs, prayers, and peanut butter sandwiches over last week strengthened relationships across our community. Check out pictures from our week of service on the Many Hands

CONTINUE READING …

On the Move…to Waukegan!

BY IN Events, Love INC Needs, Ministries, Upcoming Events Comments Off on On the Move…to Waukegan! , , , , ,

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. &

CONTINUE READING …