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Statement on Racism from the Lake Avenue Church Ministry Council

Consistent with our core values of Kingdom Community and Reconciling Community, the Lake Avenue Ministry Council has spent considerable time in recent months considering how to best engage issues of racial reconciliation. In this season where our broader culture is deeply divided in so many ways, we on the Ministry Council unanimously issue the following statement...

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Upcoming Message

Sermon Quote of the Week

‘…Sometimes this world is hard and don't we just get worn out by it? Sometimes our relationships and our marriages and our families, sometimes the issues that happen at school just wear us out. And sometimes we need to come to church and hear that there is something that cannot be taken away from you. And that is the love of God that comes to you in Christ Jesus and to hear that wherever you go and whatever you face God says "I will be with you" and to realize that He is greater than any difficulty you can face. This has to happen in this place.’
- Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Disaster Relief Efforts

840308456Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the recent disasters including Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria, the flooding in the South Pacific and the earthquakes in Mexico. Lake Avenue Church is partnering with World Vision to ensure that your funds go directly to those in need. This is an unprecedented time of crisis for so many. To give directly, please visit WorldVision Disaster Relief Donation webpage.

If you would like to participate in leading Lake’s upcoming volunteer efforts e-mail

photo by Scott Olson, Getty Images, ©2017 World Vision.

Who We Are

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New to Lake?

At first, many find themselves overwhelmed by LAC's size. Don't worry! There are plenty of loving, caring individuals...

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What We Believe

We believe in one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in a unity of love.

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Our History

On November 25, 1896, the charter members of Lake Avenue Church held their first worship service.

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Our Pastor

After twelve years of leadership as President of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois...

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Adult Classes & Small Groups

Our theme, "Growing Together," highlights our mission to connect people relationally to community, where we can grow in our love for Christ and one another through biblical reflection, mutual care and support and service. If you're not in an Adult Community already, check out all the opportunities for you to find one near you!

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Stories at Lake

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    I grew up in a country in the Middle East where the Muslim faith influenced and dominated every...

  • Blair to Us

    Our family moved to California from Ontario, Canada in 2012 and Blair soon became the choice for...

  • Supporting Blair is a Family Affair

    We made the decision to send two of our three children to Blair Middle and High School for a...

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