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.

Please join us at our Worship Service every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.


Pastor Jim Hopkins

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Audio Sermons

It would be foolish to say that mourning brings our mothers back to life. However, mourning them can help us find new life.

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Midweek Message

Family, About every other month I write a column for the Religion Corner section of the Piedmont Post. This is my most recent submission: On Thursday evening May 16 our church  hosted the 23rd Oakland Ceasefire Call-in. At these events … Continue reading May 21, 2019

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Our Life Together

Family, I was greatly moved by this letter from our own Chaplain Dave Robinson to supporters of the ministry he leads, Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy. In it he announces his retirement and proclaims beautifully the meaning of Easter. I share it … Continue reading April 25, 2019

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In Formation

Thanks to all who shared in the sacred journey from Palm Sunday through Good Friday to Easter’s resurrection. May the joy of the Easter Season (50 days!) give us time to allow the mystery and power of the resurrection to … Continue reading April 25, 2019

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 15

Justice Jam on Mental Illness

Come learn about Mental Illness: myths, truths and challenges of our medical systems; how to navigate care; and advocate for loved ones.

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In the News

Churches go solar

A national group that helps religious groups embrace solar power is seeing increased interest due in part to federal policies detrimental to the environment.

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