Our “New” Home

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One of the best things about serving at Love in the Name of Christ is watching God provide for the ministry on a daily basis. We see it when items show up in the warehouse ‘just in time’ to make scheduled deliveries each week, when volunteers with just the right skills come forward when needed

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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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Imagine… (part two)

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“Imagine…the impact of the Church upon the lives of those in need if it cares for the people, not just their needs.” This was the challenge issued by Executive Director, Pat Schwartz, at the beginning of this year’s Dinner & Auction in October. Love INC has long been known in Lake County for our church’s

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Imagine… (part one)

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“Imagine…the impact of the Church upon the lives of those in need if it cares for the people, not just their needs.” This was the challenge presented to our guests by executive director, Pat Schwartz, at our Annual Dinner & Auction in October. This kicked off an evening of learning about the ministry, fellowship among

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The Church, Mobilized to Serve

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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

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If Not Us, Then Who?

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Have you heard the song “Do Something” by Matthew West recently? No?! Well, then turn up the volume and watch this video. Did you catch the last line of that first verse? “Well, I just couldn’t bear the thought of People living in poverty Children sold into slavery The thought disgusted me So, I shook

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Merry Christmas from Love INC of Lake County

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But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.” ~Luke 2:10 You shared the Good News of Jesus with those in need in our community this year by answering calls in our Help Center, delivering comfy beds, sharing warm coats,

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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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