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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“Real education means to inspire people to live more abundantly to learn to live with life as they find it and make it better.” —Carter G. Woodson.

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Midweek Message

As anticipated,  African American History Month is off to a great start. Thanks to Carolyn Matthews and committee for their “exceedingly well done” work. As always, thanks to Celestine Bennett for the fascinating resource table. This week marks the beginning … Continue reading February 9, 2016

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Our Life Together

On behalf of the LABC Long Range Planning Committee I am happy to announce that we have entered into an agreement with The Reverend Jim Kitchens of the Center for Healthy Congregations to lead the entire congregation in a series … Continue reading February 4, 2016

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In Formation

“White privilege is the privilege to be ignorant of the world around us.” —Jamie Kapp Every February I find myself learning new and significant pieces of the history of my country. It is information that I should know but have … Continue reading February 4, 2016

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African-American History Month

African-American History Month provides important ways for us to connect with the liberating work of God in our world.

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