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

Jeremiah Wright represents the best of the prophetic tradition of the African-American church. That tradition promises that, even now, God is making all things new.

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Midweek Message

The Lent We Do Not Choose – Dale Edmondson The disciplines of Lent are intentional. One chooses to enter, for a period, the wilderness of worldly deprivation for the refreshment and wellbeing of the soul. This we know. But I’ve … Continue reading LABC Update – March 9, 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: a three-part Lenten series March 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. The call for justice permeates Scripture, yet it is a far cry from what we find in our criminal “justice” system. It’s easy to get overwhelmed … Continue reading Healing Justice

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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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