The Word Became Flesh and Moved into Our Neighborhood



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Our Mission

Parker Street Ministries is committed to Gospel-centered community development beginning in Lakeland’s Parker Street neighborhood. We seek to join God’s transformation of our neighborhood through living and working in the neighborhood, through proven programs, and through building up others to make possible desirable neighborhoods, lifetime learners, financial sustainability, and healthy communities for all. Please join us!

We’re HIRING Classroom Leaders

for our after school Academic Enrichment Program (AEP)!

The Neighborhood




of Academic Enrichment offered each child per year


Healthy Snacks/Meals

served in 2020


High School Students

completed financial course and opened bank accounts



volunteering in programs

Latest News

Neighborhood Christmas Store Signups – 3 Opportunities

Neighborhood Christmas Store Signups – 3 Opportunities

Christmas Store is back! Parker St & North Lake Wire neighborhoods (residents only) can sign up for our Annual Christmas Store* — 75% off brand new toys for children ages 0-17. You must register to shop AND for your kids to be able to shop at Kids’ Corner for...

Access Church Serve Day

Access Church Serve Day

As part of #WorldKindnessDay 2021, Access Church designated Saturday as #ServeDay and members spent time volunteering in the community.  At Parker Street Ministries, a team participated in organization projects for our after-school program, landscaped, and helped set...

Upcoming Events

  • 🎄1-3PM Signup Christmas Store @Gym

    December 4, 2021
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Neighborhood Christmas Store (75% off brand new gifts) is for parents/guardians of kids ages 0-17 who live within the Parker Street or North Lake Wire neighborhoods (

    Must bring to signups:
    Photo ID
    2 current proofs of address 
    Birth Certificates of each child you want to sign up

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  • ⛄ TOYS DUE

    December 6, 2021

    More info about needed toy donations:

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  • Academic Enrichment Program - After School

    December 6, 2021  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Call for openings/volunteer opportunities! 863.682.4544 Serves K-12th children living within the Parker Street neighborhood as defined by Memorial Boulevard to the In Town bypass and South Florida Ave to Ingraham Ave.

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