Summer Backyard Lunch & Learn 

Weekdays K-8th Grade

Summer Workforce Lab

8 week Young Adult Program

Taking Jesus & BBQ

to the Streets

Once a Month this Summer

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

  • PCS Summer Lunch Distribution

    June 4, 2020  11:15 am - 12:30 pm

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  • YAP Parent Meeting Workforce Lab

    June 4, 2020  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • YAP Workforce Lab Cohort 1

    June 8, 2020  9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Job skills program for youth ages 14-18 funded by CareerSource POLK!

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