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.


Pastor Jim Hopkins

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Midweek Message

Dear LABC Family, How happy I was for my airplane to drop through the cloud cover and land at cool Oakland International Airport on Monday morning, returning from a pleasant, but hot, American Baptist Mission Summit in Kansas City, KS. … Continue reading June 30, 2015

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Our Life Together

Not that many months ago, with the encouragement of the church staff and a number of congregational leaders I submitted the following nomination to the Church and Synagogue Library Association for their annual Outstanding Congregational Librarian Award. To: Glenda Stormbom, … Continue reading July 2, 2015

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In Formation

Retreat:   to pull back; withdraw; return to a place of safety or refuge Every year, Lakeshore provides an opportunity for our community to pull back from the routines of their daily lives, to withdraw from the stress and obligations … Continue reading July 2, 2015

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