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

Generated from a lively adult bible class discussion, where is the hope when in the Old Testament and the New we see the words “the poor you will always have with you?”

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Midweek Message

Family, It is a beautiful February day in the Bay Area. I trust that you are enjoying it. A couple of notes for the week ahead: Beginning on Tuesday evening February 18th, Pastor Tanner will lead the a Public Witness … Continue reading Presidents Day Message

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Our Life Together

In Chapter 49 of Isaiah, God gives his servant a song to sing, a song of renewal, a song of restoration, a song for the coastlands, a song for the highlands, a song for near neighbors and a song for … Continue reading January 30, 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

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” “Real education means to inspire people to live more abundantly to learn to live with life as … Continue reading January 30, 2020

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