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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 building up others to make possible desirable neighborhoods, lifetime learners, financial sustainability, and healthy communities for all. Please join us!

Summer Camp

June 6-August 5

Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm

The Neighborhood

BY THE NUMBERS

700+

Hours

of Academic Enrichment offered to each child per year

16,000+

Healthy Snacks/Meals

served in 2021

42

High School Students

completed financial courses and opened bank accounts

50

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

National Night Out at The Well 2022

National Night Out at The Well 2022

The chance of rain may have moved National Night Out at The Well indoors, but it didn't keep residents away! What a fun night for our neighborhoods! The evening included arts and crafts, Well-done Events' gaming truck, a build your own droid activity provided by...

Zach Gilmore – July Spotlight

Zach Gilmore – July Spotlight

Meet Zach Gilmore: Artist, writer, and Project Room mentor at Parker Street Ministries! Zach Gilmore is a storyteller. Since he was a kid, all Zach wanted to do was to bring to life the words and imaginings in his brain and share them with others. He spends his free...

Upcoming Events

  • 1st Day AEP

    August 12, 2022

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  • Academic Enrichment Program - After School

    August 12, 2022  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.

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