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

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Midweek Message

Research indicates that homelessness continues to be the greatest concern for the people of Oakland and Alameda County. I invite you to join me on Thursday to learn more about the ongoing responses to one of the most pressing humanitarian … Continue reading July 9, 2019

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Our Life Together

Scenes from a Sunday – June 16, 2019 What follows is in no sense a complete description or listing of everything worthwhile that happened at Lakeshore on Father’s Day Sunday. It is simply a somewhat off the top of my … Continue reading June 27, 2019

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In Formation

In April, Jim and I attended the Alliance of Baptist’s Annual Gathering, “What is Liberty Without Liberation.” We worshipped with progressive Baptists from across the country, lifting up the Gospel-centered call for love and liberation. We heard the prophetic challenge … Continue reading June 27, 2019

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