When I first walked through the doors of the Love INC of Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, about three years ago, I was six months pregnant, struggling to stay sober, living in a camper out in Sterling with a man that was deep in his addiction…
Late on Wednesday, one of the Call Center volunteers at the Love INC of Benton County, Oregon, spoke to a mom named Gina who had just gotten out of an abusive relationship and moved to a new town with her four year old son to start over.
Transformation rarely happens alone. It takes the body of Christ. In a healing community, we can see the image of God in others and within ourself.
Every day, developing Love INCs across the country are working hard to develop partnerships and relationships that will grow to serve those in need within their communities. Here’s the story of how the Love INC of Wayne County, Ohio came to be…
Clare is a single mom of three children, ages 10, 15, and 17. She works hard every day to keep her family clothed, fed and safe. Along with so many, this past year has been difficult for her.
In Millersburg, Ohio, the pastor of one of our church partners was about to drive past his local Love INC when the thought, “If you’re going to do it, then just do it” came into his mind. He had been considering becoming a financial mentor for a while, so he pulled into the driveway and walked inside. It turned out that someone had just asked for a budget coach. Someone whom he could never have known would become a dear friend. Here’s their story…
When Maggie, a mom who had recently moved to Gallatin County from the south, was starting over with very little possessions, she contacted our Clearinghouse for help. Over the course of a few weeks, several of our church volunteers entered her life to provide relief, share hope, and shine the light of Christ.
We’re so grateful for new affiliates like Heart of Montana Love INC who so passionately pursue God’s heart for unity within the body of Christ and are digging deep to build a foundation for transformation in their communities.
Every year, Love INC National hosts dozens of trainings designed to help local Love INC leaders develop new skills, hone their strategies, foster collaboration, and increase their capacity for transformational community care. In addition to meeting important basic material needs, a primary focus of this type of care is partnering people in need with skills training, mentoring, goal setting, and spiritual, emotional, and social support.
Want to know more about other learning opportunities? Here’s a peek at a few other trainings we offer.