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!

Tutors Needed

Mon-Thurs, 4:15-5:45pm

The Neighborhood




of Academic Enrichment offered to each child per year


Healthy Snacks/Meals

served in 2021


High School Students

completed financial courses and opened bank accounts



volunteering in programs

Latest News

Mother’s Day 2022

Mother’s Day 2022

Parker Street Ministries (PSM) is a 501c3 nonprofit in Lakeland, Florida that follows a Gospel-centered model characterized by living, listening, affirming dignity, and building community together in and through the Parker Street neighborhood. For more than two...

Jeff & Diane Broadus – April Spotlight

Jeff & Diane Broadus – April Spotlight

In honor of National Volunteer Month, we wanted to highlight a couple who goes above and beyond to touch the lives of our students. Meet Jeff & Diane Broadus: Jeff & Diane Broadus are a dynamic duo: peanut butter and jelly, if you will. She’s a bit practical;...

Easter Egg Hunt 2022

Easter Egg Hunt 2022

Oh, what fun we had at the neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt! The morning included arts and crafts, popsicles, eggs aplenty, and the Resurrection story! Thanks to all who attended and volunteered, including those from Access Church and Strong Tower Church. In addition,...

Upcoming Events

  • Year End Party - Last day of ASP

    May 25, 2022

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  • Academic Enrichment Program - After School

    May 25, 2022  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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