2903, 2016

Experiencing Freedom

By | March 29th, 2016|Relational Ministry|

“Kristina and Jeremiah” are the latest Relational Ministry participants rejoicing at the accomplishment of their Money Match goal! Back in September 2015, Kristina and Jeremiah joined the Relational Ministry program between a rock and a hard place in their lives, working full-time but struggling to make ends meet with crippling [...]

1503, 2016

Money Match Success

By | March 15th, 2016|Relational Ministry|

The first person in our Relational Ministry program to reach the maximum money match goal is “Julia”! Julia has faithfully attended the relational ministry program for the past several years, often doing so in spite of challenging life circumstances. Julia has weathered car accidents, unemployment, cancer, and most recently a [...]

2502, 2016

March Update

By | February 25th, 2016|Update|

What is your greatest desire?  To be rich?   Is it to travel?  To find love?  Is it to unleash that amazing talent inside of you to be the best “you” there could be?     I don’t know about you, but it seems we have a great desire and need to [...]

302, 2016

February Update

By | February 3rd, 2016|Update|

When I was young, sending and collecting valentines was a big event.  I would painstakingly sort my boxed valentines into categories and match them to my classmates accordingly…the cutest ones for my friends, the most romantic one for the boy I secretly liked (would he guess?), the plainer ones for [...]

2001, 2016

Holiday Portraits

By | January 20th, 2016|Clearinghouse|

Jeff VanBergen, Owner of Enigma Photography, held holiday portrait sessions again this year for Love INC. It’s becoming a Love INC Christmas tradition! Here’s what Jeff had to say afterwards: “We rented space again at Chehalem Cultural Center to photograph the clients and volunteers of Love INC Newberg. This was [...]

601, 2016

January Update

By | January 6th, 2016|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, One of my favorite Christian artists is JJ Heller. She and her husband Dave write beautiful songs about the difficulties of this life and the goodness of God amidst the hardships.  Last year (2015), they wrote a song called This Year on New Year’s Day. On [...]

601, 2016

Spirit of Emilie Mission Award

By | January 6th, 2016|Clearinghouse|

During Mission Week each year, Providence Newberg Medical Center honors three employees with their “Spirit of Emilie Mission Inspiration Award” and awards the recipients with a gift of $250 to be donated to an organization they wish to support. One of the honorees this year, Karen Baltz-Gibbs, chose Love INC! We [...]

1012, 2015

Wilco Gives Back

By | December 10th, 2015|Shelter|

Thank you Wilco Farm Store for your incredible gift to the women we serve in the Love INC shelter program! A conversation at Wilco about the critical needs of the women in the house led Brittinie and her team into action collecting purses and filling them with lots of "girl [...]

712, 2015

December Update

By | December 7th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, Have you ever gotten a dollar bill stamped with a “Where’s George” website? It’s a site where you can track all of the places that dollar bill has gone. Knowing how many hands that dollar bill has passed through is pretty cool… and a little gross. [...]

1111, 2015

Special Request

By | November 11th, 2015|Clearinghouse|

Last week Rendered, LLC committed to the ‪#‎bettermytownchallenge‬ by donating a substantial amount of clothing to our local clothing closets. The same day, one of our Love INC clients asked if we had any leads on big and tall clothing for men. He had visited the local clothing closets but [...]

411, 2015

November Update

By | November 4th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you...” (Matthew 26:11)  Why then, should we give ourselves to acts of charity and compassion?  If we can’t end homelessness and hunger, is it futile to try? At Love INC, every day we see the face of [...]