We are thrilled to be serving this neighborhood even during a pandemic! Please know there are new procedures and equipment in place to make the buildings and programs described here safe places to heal, love, and learn!

You Count. Be Counted.

Tύ Cuentas. Sea Contado.

Taking Jesus and BBQ to

the Streets Once a Month

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

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

We’re still Here

We’re still Here

We're still here in the Parker Street neighborhood beginning a busy fall of service and neighboring. Looking back at our usual summer programming compared to Covid summer programming – we were at 22% of normal program hours for Grades K-8. At the same time, our high...

Welcome Back to Our Students

Welcome Back to Our Students

A BIG welcome back to our students! We’ve missed you! Now the after school enriching begins so these kids can stop the Corona Slide in learning. ⁠ Today’s building project: Global Plasma Solutions are installed and are busy harnessing the “power of ions”  on the air...

God’s Faithfulness Endures to All Generations

God’s Faithfulness Endures to All Generations

In a world that changes from moment to moment...⁠ God's "faithfulness endures to all generations.” Psalm 119:90⁠ ⁠Let all the school things that come across our paths remind us to pray for students, parents, and teachers entering a whole new world of education.

Upcoming Events

  • Academic Enrichment Program

    September 28, 2020  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA


    Description: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

    September 28, 2020  4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Tutor our neighborhood kids, helping with their homework, reading, or math. See our website for an online volunteer application -- or contact Hannah Scruggs (volunteer@psmlakeland.org or (863) 682-4544) to sign up to volunteer!

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  • Academic Enrichment Program

    September 29, 2020  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA


    Description: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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