We’re thrilled to serve this neighborhood even during a pandemic. There are procedures and equipment in place to help make buildings and programs safe places to heal, love, and learn.

Tutors Needed

Mon – Thur  4:15pm – 5:45pm

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 leading others 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 in 2020

High School Students

completed financial course and opened bank accounts

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

A beautiful day in this neighborhood

A beautiful day in this neighborhood

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor, Could you be mine? Would you be mine?" Valentine's Day became the perfect opportunity to showcase artwork form our AEP kids accompanied by words form Mr. Rogers. Kids had spent the week...

Collaborative Art Creativity

Collaborative Art Creativity

In creating this collaborative art project, my original plan was to do a large-scale image using the kids’ hands, alongside the quote by Martin Luther King, Jr, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by...

Glad to be a part of God’s Work

Glad to be a part of God’s Work

Thankful for chances to branch out beyond Parker Street and be part of the DNA of urban ministries in Mobile, Grove Park-Atlanta and Parramore-Orlando. Tim serves year-round as a Legacy Coach for some of Desire Street Ministries' partners. We are glad to be a part of...

Upcoming Events

  • Academic Enrichment Program

    March 5, 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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  • Academic Enrichment Program

    March 8, 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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  • Volunteer - Academic Enrichment Program

    March 8, 2021  4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Tutor our neighborhood kids by helping them with their homework, reading, and/or math. To sign up to volunteer, contact Hannah Scruggs by emailing volunteer@psmlakeland.org or by calling (863) 682-4544.

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