Love Stories 2015-11-25T20:49:25+00:00
705, 2014

A Timely Gift

By | May 7th, 2014|Gap Ministries|

Every month Love INC sends out a Monthly Update highlighting our ministries’ biggest needs, both for the clearinghouse and for our GAP programs. People from all over the community always respond with generosity, but every so often we are surprised by an extra special donation. Frank Slyter, manager at the [...]

2304, 2014

New Furnace and Water Heater in the Shelter

By | April 23rd, 2014|Shelter|

The water heater and furnace at the women’s shelter became a much talked about issue throughout winter. With up to 10 shelter guests cooped up inside the house, every clunky noise made or hot shower cut short left the ladies a little cranky at times. And the higher energy bills [...]

2204, 2014

New Home

By | April 22nd, 2014|Relational Ministry|

Maria, a participant of Relational Ministry, and her family were living in government apartments last year when they applied for a Habitat for Humanity house, along with 25 other families. In February of 2013 they got the news that they had been selected to receive the Habitat house! Habitat for [...]

1604, 2014

Community Breakfast at the Shelter

By | April 16th, 2014|Shelter|

A small group from Newberg Foursquare Church has decided to begin hosting a breakfast banquet for guests staying at the women’s shelter every second Saturday of the month. The first, which took place earlier this month, happened during the tail end of the great snowstorm of 2014. After enjoying a [...]

204, 2014

Dental Services Leave Clients Overjoyed

By | April 2nd, 2014|Medical/Dental Clinic|

On Valentine’s Day the Church of Christ in Newberg hosted a dental clinic which welcomed, for the very first time, Portland Community College dental students. With the supervision of their instructor, the students were able to serve seven patients, one of which provided an inspiring story! “Bob” was able to [...]

503, 2014

A Willing Friend

By | March 5th, 2014|Clearinghouse|

Staff and volunteers had been praying regularly for “Holly,” whose lack of transportation had temporarily left her unable to get to work. After two months without a ride to work, one of Holly’s acquaintances finally offered to take her to work every week. Thanks to her friend’s willingness to help [...]

1902, 2014

Wood Ministry Volunteers to the Rescue!

By | February 19th, 2014|Clearinghouse|

Yesterday Love INC was alerted by a city worker that a large tree had fallen over next door at the women’s shelter. Our receptionist and volunteers swiftly leaped out of their chairs and fled to the scene where they discovered, much to their amazement, that the tree had narrowly missed [...]