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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Be Anxious for Nothing

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  The neighbors calling into the Love INC Clearinghouse have so many needs. Moms are calling looking for help with clothing for their children. Veterans are seeking help getting a comfy bed. Some people call simply looking for prayer or to get connected to a church home. As volunteers from our churches learn more about

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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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The Fruits of Seeds Planted

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Many times, we don’t get to see full-circle what happens with a neighbor in need’s situation, but every once in a while God gives us a glimpse. Our Clearinghouse Coordinator, Karin, shared this story from last week:   “A neighbor recently served by Libertyville Covenant Church‘s furniture team stopped by today to donate several items and

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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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Neighbors Giving Back

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One of the great things about Love INC is how our community comes together to share our blessings with those in need. Our furniture ministry is a great example of this at work. Teams from our partner churches pick up furniture from donor’s homes, bring it back to our warehouse for other volunteers to spruce

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