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

Recorded Sermons

Sometimes we need to break the roof open in order to let the light in. Sometimes we benefit from being “let down” at Jesus’ feet.

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Midweek Message

Family, I am thinking about my sermon for this coming Sunday. I want to connect the themes of Women’s History, Communion and Opening Our Arms. The biblical character I have chosen for this task is Peter’s mother in law. We … Continue reading LABC Update – March 3, 2021

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Our Life Together

Some white Christians speak a great deal about accountability, but then apply it very selectively. The response, or lack thereof, to the charges by the United States House of Representatives of “incitement of insurrection” against former President Trump on the … Continue reading February 25, 2021

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Public Witness

Healing Justice Lenten Series Join us on March 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. to view and discuss the film Healing Justice. Join us for this three part Lenten series exploring the harms of the criminal justice system and … Continue reading February 25, 2021

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Christian Education

We are coming to the end of February and our celebration and recognition of African American History Month. However, if we remain true to the fact that “Black History is American History,” our education, or seeking after knowledge, or making … Continue reading It Doesn’t End on 2/28

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