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

Family, This past Tuesday evening the LABC Church Council engaged in a very honest and heartfelt conversation about our congregation’s COVID-19 protocols. It was recommended that we conduct a survey in advance of our Annual Meeting. (This year’s meeting will … Continue reading Update, Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Our Life Together

As we enter the season of Advent, I invite you to reflect with me on the theme of generosity. Generosity was central in the teachings of the Hindu saint and prophet, Mahatma Gandhi. He taught, “Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are … Continue reading December 3, 2021

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Public Witness

The season of Christmas has ended – all 12 days of it. Epiphany is here, inviting us to remember the Wise Ones who brought gifts to Jesus. I share with you today this imaginative rendition of a sacred visit to … Continue reading Three Magic Queens

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Christian Education

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High    will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,    my God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:1-2, NLT And so we began the new year in … Continue reading Our Refuge and Fortress

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 20

Together in Spirit

We continue to “stand strong and hold on” in our faith with and for one another.

Saturday, January 22

A Time For Prayer

Saturday morning prayers led by Pastor Carolyn.

Sunday, January 23


Join us as we worship together, led by Pastor Hopkins.

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2 Corinthians 5:17 Anyone who is joined to Christ is a new being; the old is gone, the new has come.

Unfortunately, the old, while "gone," has often remained in the neighborhood and keeps regular contact with us.

II Corinthians 4:8-9 We are often troubled, but not crushed; sometimes in doubt, but never in despair; there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend; and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.

Good words for MLK Day. Good hope for the living of our lives.

II Cor 3:18 All of us, then, reflect the glory of the Lord... and that same glory, coming from the Lord...transforms us into his likeness in an ever greater degree of glory.

Dr. King believed this. His last words in his last sermon were, "Mine eyes have seen the glory..."

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