Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church


During the shelter in place order all meetings studies and worship services are canceled but will be available online. Please contact Pastor Hopkins for information or follow the links in the daily updates.

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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Lakeshore Outreach

Recorded Sermons

“God encounters us in our historical context, God’s word is revealed to us in our worship and God calls us to serve.” Kristen Emery Saldine

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Midweek Message

Next Sunday Pastor Jim will begin a four-part sermon series Summer Words. The schedule will be: August 1 – “Bounty” taken from John 6:35 “[Jesus] I am the bread of life.” August 8 – “Baseball” taken from Isaiah 57:15 “I dwell in … Continue reading Update, July 28, 2021

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Our Life Together

This column is being written on June 15, California’s long anticipated Re-opening Day. The shops on Lakeshore Avenue are busy. Parking in front of the church is again an issue. Our LCC Summer Camp program is in full swing and … Continue reading June 24, 2021

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Public Witness

The Baptist Peace Fellowship’s Summer Conference offers something for everyone. I encourage you to join today’s workshop highlighting Lakeshore’s story as a Sanctuary Congregation, featuring testimonies by Alice Butler, Dale Edmondson and Paige Bence. Contact me ( for the link. … Continue reading Baptist Peace Fellowship Summer Conference

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Christian Education

Today is the last day for our online Vacation Bible Camp. Although the ZOOM meetings will be over, the videos will be available for the next few weeks. We sometimes talk about a “labor of love.” It is interesting how … Continue reading Worth It All

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A BJC-led coalition of religious and religious freedom organizations are calling upon President Biden to #SaveOakFlat, sacred land in Arizona's Tonto National Forest that is threatened with destruction under a proposed transfer to a foreign mining company.

I Thessalonians 5:16-18 Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances.

Joy. Prayer. Gratude. Never out of place. Never out of season.

I Thessalonians 4:9There is no need to write you about love for each other. You yourselves have been taught by God how you should love one another.

While there may be nothing left to be said, there is clearly much left to be done.

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