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WELCOME TO LAKE AVENUE MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH

Claimed by Christ...Committed to Community...Called to Serve

 
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LABC 150TH ANNIVERSARY

LABC was founded in 1871. We have had an incredible history, where God has been moving in us and through us in so many exciting ways.


During the 2021-2022 Church Year, LABC will be celebrating it's 150th Anniversary. We encourage you to follow the link below to learn more about the exciting history of LABC and to join us as we move into our next 150 years!

Come back each week as the videos will be changing weekly!

1931-1961

Houses of Worship/Webster House

Church Picnics

Youth

Music

Assistant and Associate Pastors

Mission and Missionaries

Pastoral Leadership (1931-1951)

Student Pastors - Part 1  (1931-1961)

Student Pastors - Part 2 (1931-1961)

*New Video* - Student Pastors - Part 3 (1931-1961) - Full Video

Compilation Videos

The First 30 Years (1871-1901

The Second 30 Years (1901-1931)​

The First 60 Years (1871-1931)

 

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PROPOSED STATEMENT ON ANTI-RACISM

LABC is in the process of affirming a congregation wide Statement on Anti-Racism. At the present time, our Anti-Racism Study Group has authored a statement that has been received and affirmed by the Church Council. During this time of education and conversation, this statement is available below:

CLICK HERE


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MOST RECENT NEWSLETTER

There is a lot happening at LABC. To find out more, click the link below:

JULY-AUGUST 2022 NEWSLETTER

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NOW HIRING - DIRECTOR OF NEXT GENERATION MINISTRIES

We are in the process of hiring a Director of Next Generation Ministries who will provide focused care to our children and their families (of all ages). If you are interested in applying (or know someone who may be interested) please see the job descriptions below.

 
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WHO WE ARE

“Claimed by Christ...Committed to Community...Called to Serve.”


Lake Avenue Baptist Church is a Christ-centered, diverse, urban, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual, mission-driven congregation of gifted and caring people. We welcome, unconditionally, all seekers of Christ’s love and direction: women, men, children, youth; people of diverse ages, races, histories, abilities and sexual orientations. We are American Baptist, with historically strong neighborhood and ecumenical commitments. We are:


  * Claimed by Christ: We are God’s own and are not here by chance. We open ourselves to God’s Light and Love. We look to the Bible for guidance, and we respond to Christ’s call to discipleship.

* Committed to Community: As members of Christ’s Body, we are as family. We gather for creative and meaningful worship, helpful support and spiritual growth. We are building an open, welcoming, caring and respectful community. We uphold Baptist principles and support strong ecumenical and interfaith ties.

  * Called to Serve: We respond to Christ’s call by sharing our gifts in acts of service. We reach out as a church to our neighborhood, our city, and beyond. We go into the world to do justice, make peace, and share God’s love.

 
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SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Come and Worship With Us

10:00 AM – Worship Service (Main Sanctuary)


10:30 AM – Children’s & Youth Sunday School


11:15 AM – Fellowship Time (Fellowship Hall)


11:45 AM – Adult Education Offerings (Classroom One and Study)


12:30 PM – Burmese Worship (Downstairs Sanctuary)

Wheelchair Accessible

Audio Loop for the Hearing Impaired

 

CONTACT US

72 Ambrose Street, Rochester NY

585-458-5765

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