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Celebrating a Loan Program Resource for Life Skills Families

Celebrating a Loan Program Resource for Life Skills Families

We are so fortunate for the opportunity to launch a loan program to relieve Life Skills participants of high interest rates and overwhelming debt. Loans are applicable to participants in our Life Skills Program, once they complete their eight-week financial literacy...

Eye of the Storm Part 2

Eye of the Storm Part 2

One of our routine offerings is called “Life Skills Info Night” where we introduce the program, cast vision for what it can do for our community, and invite potential volunteers to sign up to teach a class or mentor. I remember six years ago, at one of my first ever...

Giving Tuesday #movewithloveinc Challenge

Giving Tuesday #movewithloveinc Challenge

The GivingTuesday campaign was first launched to encourage people to do good within their community. It quickly grew into a global movement, inspiring people to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity. Here at Love In the Name of Christ, we believe everyone has...

What If The Church…

What If The Church…

What if the Church combined efforts to create a safe place for people to go for help during COVID-19? They did. Love INC in Hudsonville was founded over 40 years ago by a man who didn’t understand how there could still be people in need when there were so many...

Community Christmas Gift Ideas

Community Christmas Gift Ideas

Each year Love INC hosts a Community Christmas event where we set up a local church with donated, newly, unwrapped gifts for families to gift one another with. The parents shop for three presents each child and the kid’s shop with volunteers who help them choose the...

Another HayDay 5K in the Books!

Another HayDay 5K in the Books!

This past Saturday, October 12, Love In the Name of Christ hosted our third annual HayDay 5K. This event is in partnership with the City of Hudsonville and Hudsonville Chamber of Commerce’s Urban HayDay, a free fall festival. This year we had 206 participants signed...

Executive Director Search

Executive Director Search

Highlights: The Interim Lead Task Force requests prayer as we fill the Executive Director roll for the time being. The Executive Director search is underway and the job should be posted this week. If you have any direct questions or concerns, you may contact our board...

Executive Director Search Update

The Executive Director Selection Process Has Begun: The process started with Board, Staff and some volunteers reviewing the job description and giving input into key attributes each feel is most important. It is planned that the week after labor day a Search Team will...

Stuff The Bus with Love INC

Stuff The Bus with Love INC

Each year there are students in the Hudsonville, Jenison and Grandville school district who arrive to their first day of school under-prepared for their classes, lacking the appropriate backpack and school supplies. Not having a backpack, pencil pouch, or even a set...

When Property Becomes a Burden

When Property Becomes a Burden

There are times when owning property can feel more like a burden than a blessing. Consider these real-world scenarios… George and Eunice have a lakeside cottage that’s provided countless family memories over the decades. Now that their children are grown, however,...

Too Good To Be True?

Too Good To Be True?

Charitable Gift Annuities and Tax-Free Income Everyone likes opportunities for more income, but no one wants to pay additional taxes. Through a charitable gift annuity (CGA), you can bless the work of Love INC AND receive regular payments for the rest your life – most...

Simply Give with this simple step

Simply Give with this simple step

Love INC is this year's recipient of the Meijer (Hudsonville, MI) Simply Give program!! Thank you so much to their store Manager, Henry and his team for choosing our ministry to support. Between May 12th and June 22nd you can impact our Life Skills families by picking...

Free Fashion Show

Free Fashion Show

Invite your friends for a ladies night out on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019. Love In the Name of Christ is hosting a free fashion show at Evergreen Ministries in Hudsonville from 6pm-8pm. From 6pm-7pm local businesses will be showcasing a variety of their unique products....

Tommy’s Express Partners With Love INC

Tommy’s Express Partners With Love INC

Purchase a Tommy's Express car wash to support Love INC Tommy’s Express Car Wash in Grandville and Jenison are showing their love for Love In the Name of Christ! On Wednesday, April 17th and Thursday, April 18th Tommy’s will donate a portion of their Works Washes to...

Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes with Your Will!

Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes with Your Will!

Your will is one of the most powerful documents you will ever have the opportunity to create! Through it, you can proactively care for your loved ones’ needs AND ensure your resources are used in a way that reflects your faith and values. A properly executed will can...