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Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever. – Psalm 136
Karen Spencer – March Spotlight

Karen Spencer – March Spotlight

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8), we wanted to highlight a Parker Street resident who is an inspiration to young girls and women who dare to dream. Meet Karen Spencer: Karen Spencer will confidently tell you, “your gift will...

Ribbon Cutting for Sidewalk Activity Murals

Ribbon Cutting for Sidewalk Activity Murals

On February 16, many came together to celebrate collaboration at its finest during a ribbon cutting to officially unveil the sidewalk activity mural project designed for kids in two neighborhoods (Parker Street and North Lake Wire). Special thanks goes to: George W....

Teresa Bray – January Spotlight

Teresa Bray – January Spotlight

Teresa J. Bray, President of Back Office Consultants, is Parker Street Ministries' Board of Trustees Chair for 2022-2023. Learn a little more about her below. Congratulations, Teresa! What drew you to PSM? I was drawn to PSM because of the neighborhood and the need....

Sandra Thiele – January Spotlight

Sandra Thiele – January Spotlight

Sandra Thiele, Associate Dean at Keiser University Lakeland, is Parker Street Ministries' newest Board of Trustees member. She joined in October 2021. Learn a little more about her below. Welcome, Sandra! What drew you to PSM? My daughters volunteered with PSM during...

Sidewalk Activity Murals

Sidewalk Activity Murals

Sidewalks in Parker Street and North Lake Wire parks were the latest blank canvases for local artist, Bump Galletta, who painted colorful and engaging activity murals on existing sidewalks to promote exercise and healthy behaviors in children. Galletta’s artwork in...

A Word for 2022

A Word for 2022

Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. - Psalm 37:3-4 In 2022, I am feeling called to focus on delight in the Lord. There are so many things...