We are thrilled to be serving this neighborhood even during a pandemic! Please know there are new procedures and equipment in place to make the buildings and programs described here safe places to heal, love, and learn!

You Count. Be Counted.

Tύ Cuentas. Sea Contado.

Taking Jesus and BBQ to

the Streets Once a Month

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 and through leading others to engage in this good work. Please join us!

The Neighborhood By The Numbers

Hours

of Academic Enrichment Offered Each Child Per Year

Healthy Snacks/Meals

served Jan-Aug

High School Students

completed Financial Fitness, Opened Savings Accounts

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

We’re still Here

We’re still Here

We're still here in the Parker Street neighborhood beginning a busy fall of service and neighboring. Looking back at our usual summer programming compared to Covid summer programming – we were at 22% of normal program hours for Grades K-8. At the same time, our high...

God’s Faithfulness Endures to All Generations

God’s Faithfulness Endures to All Generations

In a world that changes from moment to moment...⁠ God's "faithfulness endures to all generations.” Psalm 119:90⁠ ⁠Let all the school things that come across our paths remind us to pray for students, parents, and teachers entering a whole new world of education.

Past Participants of Our Workforce Lab

Past Participants of Our Workforce Lab

Congratulations to these past participants of our Workforce Lab. They received a savings match, set new goals, and are ready for their next steps.⁠ ⁠ Workforce Lab is an eight-week experiential learning program that focuses young high school students on financial...

Upcoming Events

  • No AEP - Early Release

    September 23, 2020

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  • Academic Enrichment Program

    September 23, 2020  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA


    Description: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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  • Academic Enrichment Program

    September 24, 2020  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA


    Description: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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