THE WORD BECAME FLESH AND

MOVED INTO OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Tutors Needed

Mon – Thurs

from 4:15-5:45pm

After School Program K-12th

Weekdays 2-6pm

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

The Neighborhood By The Numbers

1,204

Hours

of Academic Enrichment offered each child per year

19,000

Healthy Snacks/Meals

served in 2020

41

High School Students

completed financial course and opened bank accounts

61

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

Hiring Classroom Leaders

Hiring Classroom Leaders

Interested in joining the Parker Street Ministries⁠ team? We're HIRING Classroom Leaders for our after school Academic Enrichment Program (AEP)! The purpose of the position of Classroom Leader is to provide learning opportunities for AEP students in a structured way...

Congratulations, Hannah Hardin!

Congratulations, Hannah Hardin!

Our own Hannah Hardin recently received a certificate in Financial Analysis for Nonprofit Leaders from Indiana University’s Lily Family School of Philanthropy.  Thanks goes to the GiveWell Community Foundation and its Empower Polk Grant which builds capacity in area...

Hope in Christ

Hope in Christ

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should...

Upcoming Events

  • No AEP/School - Teacher Work Day

    October 18, 2021
    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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  • Academic Enrichment Program - After School

    October 19, 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.

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  • Volunteer - Academic Enrichment Program

    October 19, 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.

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