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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Midweek Message

Dear LABC, I return from vacation with a heavy heart.  The events that occurred over the weekend in Charlottesville, VA, while not surprising, are distressing. They stand as a stark reminder of how far we still have to go in … Continue reading August 15, 2017

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Our Life Together

On Thursday evening, July 13, the boards of both the Oakland First Baptist Foundation and the Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church Foundation had a very encouraging meeting with The Reverend Rick Barlow, Development Consultant with the American Baptist Foundation. The meeting … Continue reading July 27, 2017

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In Formation

Last month Jim and I were at the Mission Summit of the American Baptist Churches, USA and had a chance to connect with denominational friends and colleagues from across the country. These conferences allow American Baptists to worship, fellowship, network, … Continue reading July 27, 2017

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