Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church

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3534 Lakeshore Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
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(510) 893-2484

(510) 893-2486


H. James Hopkins

Allison J. Tanner
Minister of Christian Formation

Kay Baxter
Church Administrator

Lakeshore Outreach

Audio Sermons

The Reverend David Gattey reflects on what he continues to learn, even after fifty years as an ordained minister.

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Midweek Message

Dear LABC, I hope the summer is going well for each  you. I am sure there have been challenges. I trust that there have been joys. For me, the church retreat was a joy. (Yes, even rooming with Chaplain Robinson!) … Continue reading July 25, 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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