Abiding by CDC, the Polk County School Board, and local government recommendations, PSM does not plan to provide the after-school program until after the PCSB resumes a normal schedule. Stay tuned – we are calling our families and taking other action to help. We’ll keep everyone informed.

Neighbors: please join our Facebook group “Parker Street Residents” so we can keep each other close.

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


of Academic Enrichment Offered Each Child Per Year

Healthy Snacks/Meals

served Jan-Aug

High School Students

completed Financial Fitness, Opened Savings Accounts


volunteering in programs

Latest News

Thank you, Publix Super Markets Charities!

Thank you, Publix Super Markets Charities!

Parker Street Ministries is grateful for Publix Super Markets Charities and its funding that goes as far back as we have electronic records (2005) and probably earlier! This year’s funding was for…

Interns for the Win

Interns for the Win

We are grateful for the Impact Polk Grant from the GiveWell Community Foundation that made our first internships possible. We celebrate these young adults and their amazing progress in life, in financial capability…

Empower Polk bringing us Up to Speed

Empower Polk bringing us Up to Speed

So grateful for GiveWell Community Foundation’s Empower Polk Grant for funding this new website and a host of other Social Media enhancements. All for the good of engaging…

Upcoming Events

  1. 💰 Family Money Smart

    April 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. 🍇 Meet up at the Market

    April 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. 💰 Family Money Smart

    May 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  4. 🍇 Meet up at the Market

    May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. 💰 Family Money Smart

    June 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am