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

The women who went to anoint Jesus body in the tomb thought they were going to a wake. Instead, they found themselves invited to an uprising.

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Midweek Message

Dear LABC, As I write it is Tuesday morning. I am a little tired because I was at an Oakland Community Organizations action at St. Anthony’s church well into the evening last night.  At the action, which was attended by … Continue reading April 17, 2018

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Our Life Together

It is likely that you are reading this in the days just before Easter 2018. I trust that you are connecting with the symbols, stories and significance of the season. I trust that in some important ways you are not … Continue reading March 29, 2018

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In Formation

On May 7, 2017, Lakeshore voted to become a Sanctuary Congregation. Empowered by our church theme Welcome the Stranger, we responded to God’s stirring within us to discern how best to support and stand in solidarity with the migrant community, … Continue reading March 29, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 29

Holy Week

The Community Easter Parade and Party and Easter Sunrise Service will both begin on the church lawn.

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