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

Join Our Mailing List

To receive the Midweek Message, please complete the short form below.

Lakeshore Outreach

Audio Sermons

Healthy communities have clean air, good jobs and respectful ways of interacting.

Listen →

Midweek Message

Dear LABC, Karen and I are currently wrapped up trying to complete an article about her mom’s illness and end of life choices, “When Choosing Death is An Affirmation of Life: A Public Remembrance of Our Family’s Personal Journey”. This  essay  needs … Continue reading February 21, 2017

Read →

Our Life Together

Fairyland, a children’s amusement park on the shores of Oakland’s Lake Merritt, opened in 1950, five years before Walt Disney who was inspired by Fairyland opened Disneyland in 1955. In its years of operation Fairyland has been a safe and … Continue reading January 26, 2017

Read →

In Formation

These days, I find myself wrestling with anxiety. Watching the news makes me anxious. Thinking about what’s happing in our country makes me anxious. Looking at all the work I’m supposed to accomplish this week makes me anxious. Thinking about … Continue reading January 26, 2017

Read →

Latest Tweets

Read more tweets →