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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While it is true that fear is a basic human emotion it is also true that we give it undue influence.

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Midweek Message

Dear LABC, I just received word from Piedmont Gardens that Joan Thatcher died peacefully early this morning. Joan was a longtime member of LABC and was ordained here in 1973.¬†She was one of the first Baptist women ordained in California. … Continue reading March 21, 2017

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Our Life Together

Without breaking any confidences, allow me to share some slightly edited versions of a few of the questions I have been asked, as well as the answers I gave, in recent days. I trust that they will give you some … Continue reading February 23, 2017

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In Formation

Lent often gets a bad rap. It conjures images of somber reflection and amplification of our faults, misdeeds and bad habits. While these connections are not unmerited, they present such a negative way of viewing the life-giving practices of embracing … Continue reading February 23, 2017

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