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Sermon Quote of the Week

“Jonah Principle: Those who have been humbled by failure and then been shown God’s mercy are those most prepared to be used by God.”
- Greg Waybright, June 11, 2017

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

  • Investing in One Another

    Only recently did the Children’s Ministry celebrate the promotions of their kids from one grade to...

  • Look Out World, Here I Come!

    Carol Baird recently shared about her experience being the Shepherd’s Class President and Teacher. “Before...

  • Open Hands

    Mother...this word wells up emotions in all of us. Most of these emotions are positive, but for...

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