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.

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 Jan-Aug

High School Students

completed Financial Fitness, Opened Savings Accounts

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

Thank you to Grace City Church

Thank you to Grace City Church

Thank you to Grace City Church who sent a crew of volunteers to clean up a site that has been routinely and illegally dumped on, while others stayed to help reorganize and refresh the gym. They helped sift through everything from school supplies to curriculum for the...

Welcome Back Staff

Welcome Back Staff

Welcome back staff! Prepping for return of after-school students and making snow angels in the NEW carpet!

Neighborhood Christmas Store: Extra Work. Extra Special

Neighborhood Christmas Store: Extra Work. Extra Special

With lots of time being poured into COVID 19 protocols and redesigning processes, it seemed a pandemic was stealing the show for this year’s holiday ministries. The twist was that, compared to any previous year, more generosity was displayed, more patience and...

Upcoming Events

  • Academic Enrichment Program

    January 25, 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.

    See more details

  • Volunteer - Academic Enrichment Program

    January 25, 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.

    See more details

  • Academic Enrichment Program

    January 26, 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.

    See more details

+2