Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church

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3534 Lakeshore Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
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(510) 893-2484

(510) 893-2486


H. James Hopkins

Allison J. Tanner
Minister of Christian Formation

Kay Baxter
Church Administrator

Lakeshore Outreach

Audio Sermons

Three short meditations on Mary by Pastor Jim, Pastor Allison and Minister Sandra.

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Midweek Message

Family, This Sunday, as we observe MLK Jr. Sunday, we will consider the significance of Bayard Rustin, a man of great courage and insight who did much to make the soaring dreams of Dr. King a reality. The King Papers … Continue reading January 14, 2020

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Our Life Together

OK Boomer Sunday Sermon – December 29, 2019 Eight days after his birth in Bethlehem Jesus’ parents took him to the Temple in Jerusalem where Mary participated in a “rite of purification” and Jesus was blessed by two of the … Continue reading January 3, 2020

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Public Witness

Although my official work as Pastor of Public Witness started January 1, I’ve had several opportunities to represent Lakeshore’s commitments to justice, mercy and humility in December. I spent a week in Bethlehem with the gathered Christian community from Palestine … Continue reading January 3, 2020

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Christian Education

It is an honor and a privilege to begin service, formally, as one of your pastors. My responsibility will be in the area of Christian Education. For those of you who are only familiar with my work in the area … Continue reading January 3, 2020

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