Lakeland Chamber Grant

The Lakeland Area Chamber Foundation provided funding for our after school program’s diagnostic software tools that align with state standards. Using this software helps Education Director Christina Allen create individualized learning plans for 100 students in grades K-8. The software tests students upon entry into the program, monitors student progress during the year, evaluates learning [...]

Golf Scramble in July

Save the Tee-Time for the Third Annual Woodmen of the World Scramble benefiting Parker Street Ministries on Saturday, July 26. You probably won’t be able to beat the heat (although it will be mitigated by cool towels soaked in lemon), but you can beat the day-of price increase by registering early. Form your teams now! [...]

Summer Bridge Camp Funding

We are thankful for funding designated for the summer academic enrichment program from the George W. Jenkins Fund and the Hazel Haley Fund, both within the GiveWell Community Foundation. Their generous, sustaining partner level gifts helped underwrite the costs of our Summer-Bridge Camp.  Well Fargo Foundation, Lakeland Kiwanis, and Camp Rotary also committed funds to help with this [...]

Parenting & Financial Fitness Workshops

Hold the date for two workshops on Saturday, June 19. There will be a Parenting Round table from noon to 2pm and a Make [My] Money Last workshop from 3-5pm. It all happens in the Family Life Center.  Call the office at 863.682.4544 to register. These workshops are for Parker Street neighborhood residents only. Parents of [...]

In Honor of Dr. John Tucker

Trustee Dr. John Tucker has been an advocate for the Parker Street community since well before the days of Parker Street Ministries. It was with gratitude for his love, support, prayers, and service that the Board of Trustees accepted his resignation in May. We love you, Dr. Tucker! Thank you for your continued prayers and [...]

Mission Statement
Parker Street Ministries, Inc, is a Christ-centered nonprofit 501c3 organization committed to individual, family and community restoration, reconciliation and revitalization beginning in Lakeland's Parker Street Community.


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