Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church


I am glad you are visiting Lakeshore's website. I hope that you find the information helpful and that behind the information you sense a warm invitation to join us as we worship and serve at the corner of Lakeshore and Mandana. At its core LABC is a community, a community that exists to embody the love of God who is our source, our guide and our goal.

Please join us at our Worship Service every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.


Pastor Jim Hopkins

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Audio Sermons

In the midst of pain, persecution, suffering and sorrow, we do well to put our grief into words, to engage in honest lament.

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Midweek Message

Dear LABC, I am writing on Monday, August 13. Today is the first day of the 2018-19 school year in Oakland Unified School District. Am I alone in thinking that it seems like each successive summer passes more quickly than … Continue reading August 14, 2018

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Our Life Together

On my desk are copies of two recent New York Times articles. Both have to do with change in the world around us. The first is “California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather: It’s Time To Plant Some Trees” written by … Continue reading July 26, 2018

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In Formation

We had a great week at Vacation Bible Camp, filled with joy, laughter, worship and learning. Here are a few nuggets on peacemaking I was reminded of as we immersed ourselves in a laboratory of peacemaking: peacemakers pursue peace – … Continue reading July 26, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 3

Hunger Walk

Join us for our 36th Annual “Anne Anderson Hunger Walk”

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