Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church


I am glad you are visiting Lakeshore's website. I hope that you find the information helpful and that behind the information you sense a warm invitation to join us as we worship and serve at the corner of Lakeshore and Mandana. At its core LABC is a community, a community that exists to embody the love of God who is our source, our guide and our goal.

Please join us at our Worship Service every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.


Pastor Jim Hopkins

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Audio Sermons

Date: February 10Text: Luke 5:1-11Theme: I admire my Beloved for many reasons. One of them is her down to earth, no nonsense, faith. It’s the sort of faith Jesus teaches the disciples on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

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Midweek Message

Family, On Sunday evening I sent several members of the OUSD Board an email saying that they and the entire school community: teachers, staff, students, parents, are in my prayers and the prayers of our congregation in this week of … Continue reading February 19, 2019

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Our Life Together

Scattered notes from January… On Friday the 4th I traveled to Redlands to see my mentor, John Townsend. John lives with Parkinson’s disease and it is far from easy for him, Carol (his wife), his daughters, his caregivers. Like so … Continue reading January 31, 2019

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In Formation

Last fall I had the chance to hear Rev. Tracy Blackman preach on what it means to be liberative church, a congregation grounded in the God of Scripture, who is pro-justice and whose agenda is the pursuit of right relations … Continue reading January 31, 2019

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Upcoming Events

February 2019

African-American History Month

African-American History Month provides important ways for us to connect with the liberating work of God in our world.

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In the News

Churches go solar

A national group that helps religious groups embrace solar power is seeing increased interest due in part to federal policies detrimental to the environment.

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