Love Stories 2015-11-25T20:49:25+00:00
312, 2014

Work Worth

By | December 3rd, 2014|Relational Ministry|

Love INC is excited to announce that our Relational Ministry program will now be offering a new course to clients entitled “Work Worth,” beginning on December 4th.  The class will blend a Biblical theology of work with practical tools and resources to help people who are employed, unemployed, or unable [...]

2611, 2014

Fire of God

By | November 26th, 2014|Clearinghouse|

A recent post from our Client Services Manager: After returning from coffee with my pastor this morning, where I had shared about all the neat things God does through my workplace, I was met by a single mom of a five-year-old boy whose apartment had just burned down. Even though [...]

1911, 2014

Newness of God

By | November 19th, 2014|Shelter|

Since reopening, shelter hosts have repeatedly mentioned that there is something special about the shelter, and it isn’t the new furniture layout. Hosts have described the shelter as having “an exciting new feel to it,” “a different place” where the women “seem genuinely motivated to pursue their goals.” We agree [...]

1211, 2014

Dental Clinic Expanding

By | November 12th, 2014|Medical/Dental Clinic|

As of June, we have made significant headway in our dental clinic wait list, seeing all signed-up clients and even providing follow-up treatment for everyone that has needed it. All of this is thanks largely in part to the incredible work that our Dental Clinic Coordinator has done scheduling so [...]

511, 2014

Engaging in Relationship

By | November 5th, 2014|Gap Ministries|

Love INC has long held an outstanding partnership with George Fox University’s Spiritual Life Department. One of the key ways that we work together is by coordinating house cleaning or yard work opportunities for the James Project, a weekly service event that sends groups of students into the community to [...]

110, 2014

The Gift of Labor

By | October 1st, 2014|Shelter|

Brian Russo and his youth group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania visited Oregon on a mission trip this month and lent their hands to Love INC clients with various service projects.  They were an immense help, as evidenced by the following comments we received from the people they served: “In the course [...]

2409, 2014

When Your Children Ask You for Lemons

By | September 24th, 2014|Clearinghouse|

A mom and her bustling quiver of four kids visited the clearinghouse earlier this month to make a generous donation.  In a very polite manner, each of the children explained to the receptionist that they had, under their own accord, held a lemonade stand in order to generate proceeds for [...]

1709, 2014

Sight to the Blind

By | September 17th, 2014|Medical/Dental Clinic|

Casey Eye Institute conducted Love INC’s last vision screenings of the year on August 2nd, examining the eyes of more than 25 clients at the Newberg Church of Christ. A handful of medical professionals volunteered their time alongside two Love INC receptionists to screen uninsured members of the community and [...]

1009, 2014

Lord, Have Mercy!

By | September 10th, 2014|Relational Ministry|

As the fourth annual Backpack Giveaway was commencing at C3 Church on Saturday, August 9th, Relational Ministry client “Martha” was not there to enjoy the festivities.  “Martha” missed the distribution of her much needed backpacks because she was at the hospital’s emergency room with one of her twin boys. He [...]