The Loving Help Program
This powerfully effective Bible-based, weekly program is designed to help people with a wide range of personal growth opportunities. Learn more
Bedding and Blanket Ministry
The Bedding and Blanket Ministry of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon distributes both new and used bedding of all kinds. Pillows, mattress pads, sheets, blankets, quilts, and afghans are cleaned, sorted, and organized by volunteers at the church. Bedding is then delivered with beds available through the Furniture and Appliance Ministry.
Baby Layette Ministry and Good Night Sleep Tight
These ministries are coordinated by volunteers from First Reformed Church of Sheldon. Boxes of baby items include: clothing, receiving blankets, onesies, sleepers, baby toiletries, homemade blankets, etc.
The Good Night Sleep Tight kits contain books, blankets, toothbrushes, hand soap, nighttime check-off charts, etc. and are designed to help parents establish a healthy bedtime routine with their children.
Loving Help Corner Grocery
A ministry of St. John's Lutheran Church, Sanborn, Loving Help Corner Grocery provides groceries for families enrolled in the Loving Help mentor program. When families attend class, meet with their mentor, and complete tasks assigned by their mentor, they earn vouchers for free groceries through the Corner Grocery.
Furniture and Appliance Ministry
The Furniture and Appliance Ministry consists of couches, beds, chairs, dining room sets, refrigerators, stoves, etc. After these items are donated to Love In the Name of Christ, they are inspected and then delivered to clients by various groups from our partner churches.
Gift Closet Ministry
The Gift Closet Ministry, housed and coordinated at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon, allows people to shop for new items using vouchers earned through the Loving Help program.
Personal Supplies Pantry
The Personal Supplies Pantry is coordinated by volunteers at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon. This ministry provides basic hygiene supplies, cleaning products, and other personal items to clients in the Loving Help program.
This ministry hosted by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Sheldon offers a 13 week session on the Biblical perspective of grief and recovery.
Homes of Hope Ministry
Homes of Hope is a Relational Ministry Program of Love In the Name of Christ. Its mission is to “mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ through transitional housing and supportive services”. Love In the Name of Christ of O'Brien County currently has one House of Hope.
The Transportation Ministry provides rides for those in need. Rides requests can be for local transportation or transportation out of town. For respect of our volunteers’ time, a week’s notice is required for all transportation requests.
Household Items Ministry
Pots and pans, dishes, small kitchen appliances (coffee maker, toaster, etc.) are available through the Household Items Ministry. Items are delivered to the home of the client requesting the items by various volunteers from our partner churches.