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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Lakeshore Outreach

Audio Sermons

A kid-friendly service of Communion celebrating World Communion Sunday.

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Midweek Message

Dear Family, The official title of my sermon for October 21st is “When Understanding Replaces Fear.”  The title I put on the sign at church is “Mental Illness Is Not a Sin.”  Whatever the best title, I want to talk … Continue reading October 16, 2018

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Our Life Together

Just before noon on Thursday, September 13, City Council Member Abel Guillen’s office called asking if I would be able to serve as the moderator at a meeting that evening between the Council Members, Oakland Human Services Director Sarah Bedford, … Continue reading September 27, 2018

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In Formation

Last October, I traveled to Israel/Palestine as part of a delegation whose goal was to unite resistance movements challenging the multitude of walls and barriers separating people, groups, cultures and races. I went as a representative of Interfaith Movement for … Continue reading September 27, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 3

Justice Jam on Gun Violence Prevention

Come find out more about about the realities of gun violence and what is being done in Oakland to prevent and control gun violence.

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