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God is Our Refuge and Strength

God is Our Refuge and Strength

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble . . .” Ps 46:1. God calls us to love our neighbors, and, in the last year, love meant being a refuge for those in trouble just as God loved the world by providing refuge in Christ. Parker Street...

Grateful for Lynne Simpkins

Grateful for Lynne Simpkins

Grateful for Lynne Simpkins who retired from the City of Lakeland. She has been pivotal in advocating for and encouraging Lakeland neighborhood associations through her position in Community Development and especially through her role facilitating the Neighborhood...

Building “I Can” Mindsets

Building “I Can” Mindsets

When seeking to love our Parker Street neighbors, it is helpful that even the words used, with the popular descriptive labels, do not become mindsets. Labels like behind, learning gaps, under-resourced, achievement gaps, and COVID Slide communicate REAL needs. As...

Ladies Yoga Night

Ladies Yoga Night

Ladies yoga night was a success! It was a great way to reconnect with neighbors and enjoy in a healthy activity. Many fun memories were had and lots of laughter exchanged. Thank you instructors from Satya Life for setting your intention on the Parker Street...