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Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 11.15.44 AMOngoing Volunteer Orientation

Volunteering is special at Love INC. There are so many reasons it’s fulfilling and there are so many ways you can get involved! Volunteer as little as one day a month or as frequently as every day we’re open or anywhere in between, there’s a place for you in our “family.”

To find out more about volunteering, attend one of our upcoming Volunteer Orientations. Attending does not commit you; we’re confident God will lead you where He wants you.

Our next orientations will be held…

Tuesday, April 9th, 6:15pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday, April 23rd, 6:15pm – 7:30pm

Sunday, April 28th, 3:00 – 4:15 pm

at our Love INC offices on 123 Tinkling Spring Rd in Fishersville, Va.

SIGN UP HERE

This brief orientation will involve hearing from those on the frontlines of ministry at Love INC, discovering what makes Love INC different from other charities, and learning about out our core values, core principles, and our philosophy of helping, including the Biblical philosophy of Redemptive Compassion. We guarantee you will be blessed!

Completing this form does not commit you to volunteer for us. We want you to hear more about us and get to know us. We look forward to meeting you!

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REDEMPTIVE COMPASSION CLASSES

Redemptive Compassion is a biblical philosophy on how we can offer holistic help to those we serve. It has evolved over fifteen years of working daily with people who find themselves struggling with needs in their life and unable to overcome them on their own. It challenges many current and common ways of addressing need based upon six core principles:

1.    Everyone has value

2.    We are called to invest relationally in each other

3.    Everyone has capacity and potential

4.    Mutual participation is important

5.    We must use wisdom and discernment

6.    What we do should transform

Need will not change until we change how we address need. We are facing critical times in America, and the Church will soon have an unprecedented opportunity to step to the forefront of addressing need. Will we be ready when the time comes? And more importantly, will we understand what God has biblically called us to do when the opportunity arises?

The cost is $15 per person to cover materials. We are accepting registrations for various locations.

Click HERE to register! 

 

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That’s right… “A Gathering Place – Love INC Thrift Shoppe” is open for business in Broadmoor Plaza in Stuarts Draft! We are excited and we know that Stuarts Draft and the surrounding communities are excited, too!

Everything imaginable: clothing, accessories, toys, furniture, knick-knacks, art, books, CDs, DVDs, tools, lawnmowers, and so much more… all high-quality at bargain prices! We hope you’ll visit and stay awhile… we want to get to know you!

As with any opening, there are certain to be “growing pains”, quirks, and tweaks to be done. Be patient… we hope to provide excellence, service, loads of smiles and laughter, new friendships, and above all, love and prayer.

All sales support the transformational ministries of Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC). We are so grateful for your support!

(Any and all donations can be dropped off at our Donation Center – 123 Tinkling Spring Rd., Fishersville. We do not have the volunteers to process donations at our stores)

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Are you drawn to retail or a boutique-like FUN environment? Do you have a knack of organizing and sorting? Do you love meeting new people? Do want to find something that COMBINES all of these into MINISTRY?!? Then you’ve found the right place!

We need volunteers to help operate the store as stockers, sorters, cashiers, and more… all in a fun, relaxed, environment where life-long friends can be made!

We are open Monday – Saturday at both Gathering Place and Treasures For Love Resale Stores. The shifts available are:

Weekdays : 10:00a – 1:30p / 1:30p-5:00p
Saturdays:  Treasures for Love – 11:00a – 3:00p  /  Gathering Place – 10:00a – 3:00p

We’d love for you to find out more about this fun opportunity to minister to those in our community. Please fill out the brief form at the link below, and we’ll be in touch!

To find out more about fulfilling volunteering opportunities at the new thrift store, CLICK HERE

This thrift store will provide much-needed funds to support the transformational ministries of Love In the Name of Christ.

May you be blessed as you serve!

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MANIC MONDAYS at our Treasures For Love Resale Store! All housewares are 25% off every Monday! PLUS… Great bargains on furniture, decor, accessories, collectibles, jewelry, clothes and more! New inventory weekly!

 

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CHAMBER TUESDAYS means that ALL merchandise is 15% off every Tuesday for Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce members! Great bargains on decor, accessories, collectibles, jewelry, clothes and more! New inventory weekly!
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 Loving Your Neighbor Program

Our Loving Your Neighbor Program, Session 11, is ramping up, with its various classes, but we always taking applications now for our next sessions! We are excited to be offering financial management, Alpha discipleship, Health & Wellness and other classes to our eligible neighbors, as well as our foundational prerequisite New Image class, all designed to focus on the process of renewing the mind, as Romans 12:2 tells us.

Through the classroom setting, accountability, mentorship, and relationship, lives are being changed! To God be the glory!

We are always in need of volunteer groups to serve a meal, and in need of volunteers as teachers, support staff, children’s teachers and assistants. For more information on getting involved in this transformational program – either as a participant, mentor, or in a support role – call our offices (540)221-2955 M/W/F. Ask for Katy Bennett

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 Spring Clean-Up Year ‘Round to Benefit Love INC!

As Christians, we are stewards of all we’re given, and that includes our planet and its natural resources. Now you can recycle your metal – ferrous and non-ferrous – and help Love INC’s transformative ministries at the same time. Batteries and appliances are accepted, too.

Valley Recycling in Fishersville (81 Shoffner Lane) is open weekdays and Saturdays as shown on the picture above. Click on the picture, follow the steps shown, and Love INC will reap your good stewardship!

If you’re considering recycling a junk car or farm equipment, give us a call to arrange a pickup. You can also call our office for more information… (540)221-2955.

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