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

    February 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. 🍇 Meet up at the Market

    February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. 💰 Family Money Smart

    March 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  4. 🍇 Meet up at the Market

    March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. St Patrick’s Day

    March 17