Volunteer at River City Days Breakfast to benefit Love INC!

Volunteers are needed to work as cashiers, to bus tables, and to help with serving on Sunday, July 301, 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Two shifts are available. Proceeds will benefit Love INC!
A delicious hot breakfast of pancakes, sausage, real fruit toppings, orange drink/coffee will be prepared by Chef Bob DeMaris and crew.  Prepared and served under the tent on Walnut Street at the City Square Park, Chaska.

VOLUNTEER HERE!

 

Back-Pack Give Back Project: Now Accepting Donations!

Discovery United Methodist Church (275 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen) is hosting and coordinating the distribution of school supplies and backpacks to families in need in Eastern Carver County this coming August! This year, they will be distributing 1000 backpacks, so we need your help to fill them with school supplies!

Donated supplies need to be dropped off at Discovery United Methodist Church in Chanhassen by August 7th. Check back on our Love INC website in a few weeks to sign up to volunteer to assemble  and distribute backpacks!

Will you help a child start the school year with confidence that they have the supplies they need for learning? Click HERE to sign up to donate school supplies to our Back Pack Give Back!

Sign-up is now open for our 2017 Backpack & School Supply Giveaway!

Online registration is now closed. If you are a current Love INC client and need assistance with school supplies for your children, please contact our Help Line at 952-448-3261, Monday/Wednesday/Friday between the hours of 9 am – 2 pm to see if we may be able to offer assistance.

Love INC and Discovery United Methodist Church are partnering again to offer our Backpack & School Supply Ministry for the 2017/2018 school year!

Children enrolled in pre-kindergarten through high school are eligible to receive a backpack and school supplies. Students MUST LIVE within the Eastern Carver County (District 112) school district boundaries (Carver, Chanhassen, Chaska, or Victoria), but do not have to attend a school within District 112 (i.e., can attend private school or may attend a school outside of District 112).

Backpacks and school supplies will be available for pick-up on the following dates at Discovery United Methodist Church, located at 275 Lake Drive E., Chanhassen, MN 55317. You MUST pick-up your backpack and supplies on one of these dates. Alternate arrangements are not available.

  • Friday, August 18th, 6 – 8 PM
  • Saturday, August 19th, 11 AM – 2 PM

To register your student(s) for a backpack and school supplies, please click HERE

 

Join us “fore” our 2017 Annual Golf Tournament!

 

2017 Annual Love INC Golf Tournament

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Come out for a great time of recreation, fellowship, and fun while making a difference to those in need in our local community. It will be a great day “fore” golfing with Love in the Name of Christ!

Open to men and women, inexperienced golfer or pro, young and the young-at-heart! 

Entry Fees:

          • $400 for a foursome (includes range, box lunch, golf, cart, dinner and awards ceremony)
          • $125 for individual (includes range, box lunch, golf, dinner and awards ceremony; you will be assigned to a foursome anda golf cart)
          • $50 for Pastors from Love INC partner churches (includes range, box lunch, golf, dinner and awards ceremony; also includes Pastor putting contest)
          • $30 for Dinner and Awards ceremony ONLY

        Interested in sponsoring our golf tournament? Click here for more details on how your business can become involved.

 

A big THANK YOU to our hole sponsors:

  • RBC Wealth Management
  • Scott & Associates
  • Westwood Community Church
  • Valeo Health & Wellness Center
  • Tradition Capital Bank
  • 292 Design Group
  • J&C Custom Tooling, LLC
  • Francis Company
  • Henkel Technologies
  • City of Chaska
  • Melchert, Hubert & Sjodin
  • SDC Retail Group
  • Bertas Funeral home
  • Chick-fil-a Chanhassen
  • Ron Cosette
  • Waytek
  • OSR Physical Therapy
  • Jim Dauwalter
  • Stick’s Tavern
  • Dahlgreen Golf Course
  • Wise Insurance
  • Clocktower Buildings
  • Tires Plus

 

1st Annual Women’s Luncheon & Expo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luncheon includes:

  • buffet-style lunch
  • keynote speaker, TJ Tison, sharing her wisdom on how to kill “Wonder Woman”
  • unique shopping with vendors and home-based businesses
  • silent auction

To learn more or to purchase your tickets, please click HERE.

 

Are you interested in becoming a vendor at our Women’s Luncheon & Expo? Tables start at $25. Click here to learn more or to register as a vendor. 

Help Us Feed Children in Need this Summer!

Love INC has partnered with District 112 / Eastern Carver County schools to provide a lunch program for children in need during the summer months. Children (age 1-18) will receive lunch followed by participation in educational programming.

The lunch program will be held Monday through Friday and begins on June 12th. The program will end on September 1st. (There will be no meals served on July 3rd, and July 4th.)

Two to four (2-4) volunteers, at least 2 of whom are adults, are needed from 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm each day. Volunteers will assist in opening lunch packages, etc., and general supervision of the children during lunch and during the educational programming, which may include a game, reading, or other educational activities, as determined by the school district.

Families, adults, and children age 10+ are welcome to volunteer! We do ask that children age 10-15 be supervised at all times and a parent must volunteer along side the child. Children over age 15 may be present without a parent but must have transportation available promptly at 2:00 pm.

Location: Riverview Terrace Community Center Building, 300 Ehlers Avenue, Chaska, MN

When: June 12, 2017 – September 1, 2017

Time: 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM

To sign up to volunteer, please click here

Metal Bed Frames Needed for our FurniShare Ministry

The FurniShare Ministry of Love INC is in desperate need of metal bed frames – ALL sizes! Frames can be dropped off at FurniShare (7890 Market Blvd, Chanhassen) on Wed/Thur/Fri from 10 – 4 or on Saturdays from 9 – noon.
Don’t have a bed frame but still want to help? Make a donation that will allow us to purchase needed bed frames.  Text BEDFRAME to 41444 to donate on your mobile device or donate online. Metal bed frames typically cost $40 – $60.

Save the Date for the 2017 Love INC Annual Golf Tournament!

10th Anniversary Gala – Thank you for your Support!

On behalf of everyone at Love in the Name of Christ of Eastern Carver County, we thank you so much for your support and for joining with us in celebrating our first decade of mobilizing the church to transform lives in the name of Christ in Eastern Carver County. Ten years and thousands of clients later, we celebrated together at our 10th Anniversary Gala “Cheers to 10 Years!” on Friday, February 17, at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

It was truly a night to remember and we are so honored to have your support. We had such an exciting evening – great food, music, fellowship and testimonials! Together, we raised more than $30,000 to benefit Love INC as we continue our important work of bringing help and hope to our neighbors in need.

A special thank you to our amazing sponsors and partners who help make this event such a success. We are grateful for your dedication to our mission.

  • My Pillow / The Lindell Foundation
  • Charter Bank
  • Chaska Rotary
  • Chaska Lions
  • Lakeview Clinic
  • Electrical Production Systems
  • Dr. Chad and Kristy Docktor
  • Aurora Investments LLC

Once again, on behalf of everyone at Love INC, especially our client families, we thank you for your support of and belief in our mission to mobilize the local church to transform lives and our community in the name of Christ. We look forward to seeing you again in the future…possibly at our Annual Love INC Golf Outing this summer (watch the website and your e-mails for details!).

We thank you so much for your support and participation!

We’re Hiring – Come Be a Part of Our Story

Love seeing lives changed by the power of God’s love? Have a desire to pursue Christ in your career? We want you on our team!

Love in the Name of Christ (Love INC) of Eastern Carver County is now accepting applications for Clearinghouse Coordinator. This is a part-time position, reporting to the Executive Director. Primary responsibilities include coordinating the Love INC Clearinghouse activities and church ministry needs. The Clearinghouse is the heartbeat of the Love INC ministry. Clients call in with needs and our Clearinghouse Coordinator and volunteers listen and respond by connecting the person in need with the resources available through our partner churches in the community.

Applicants should have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the Apostles’ Creed. They should also be non-judgmental, empathetic and sympathetic, with good communication skills as the Clearinghouse Coordinator interacts closely with our clients and partner churches.

Click here for the full Clearinghouse Coordinator Job Description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Ken Norman at knorman@loveincecc.org. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, February 8, 2017.