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

I dedicate this edition of the Midweek Message to Shirley Jones, a brave Baptist leader and beloved Lakeshore member. Shirley died at her home Monday evening of pancreatic cancer. In her last days Shirley frequently told those who attended her Continue reading →

Our Life Together

Dear Lakeshore, I don’t think it is an overstatement to say that our involvement in the City of Oakland’s Ceasefire Violence Reduction Strategy, most notably by hosting the call-ins that are a central component of the strategy, is one of Continue reading →

In Formation

I have witnessed God’s Spirit flowing through Lakeshore in many exciting ways over the summer. Before entering a new season, filled with it’s own Spirit-filled activities, let’s take a moment to offer praise and thanks for the ways God has Continue reading →

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