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

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…

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Our Education Director Christina Allen has been combing over the data from our post-summer camp testing. Summer-Bridge Camp is a blend of academics and enrichments…

Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament

Twenty-two teams of golfers got to love their neighbors in the Parker Street neighborhood in an easy way on Monday, October 8 at the annual Harrell’s Fertilizer Charities Golf Tournament benefiting Parker Street…

Upcoming Events

  1. Summer Bridge Camp AEP (Academic Enrichment Program)

    June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. HS – Tour with Ann Batts & Brock Guynn

    June 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
  3. Volunteer – Summer Bridge

    June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Summer Bridge Camp AEP (Academic Enrichment Program)

    June 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Volunteer – Summer Bridge

    June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm