Christmas Store is coming FAST! Plan now for your family’s Christmas with a Parker Street family in mind.
But first you should know our holiday ministries run a little differently. There are no sponsored families, no used toys, no well-intentioned strangers appearing at the door laden with gifts and food…Instead, we host a fully functioning neighborhood [...]
As part of UthMpact Class III, thirty leaders from high schools throughout the county visited Parker Street on October 2. They had worked at several nonprofits as part of their Human Services and Volunteering Day. At PSM they walked through the neighborhood and learned about urban ministry. Their visit culminated in preparing several language arts activities to [...]
A big thank you to Auction Chair Lisa Milam, Kiwanis Chair Kathy Wallen, Lakeland Kiwanis Club, and the community for your support during the Kiwanis Cares for Kids Peanut Auction. The retractable basketball goals have been ordered. They will make the gym a safer place and allow us to easily use the room for other [...]
The fall afterschool academic enrichment program is off to a great start, despite the relentless rains that appear right about the time students are picked up from their bus stops. Students are completing their diagnostic testing. Learning plans are forming. Parent meetings and phone calls are happening. We are falling into a Monday through Thursday [...]
It’s been a paint scraping, dumpster filling, fence building, curb painting, weed pulling, and house renovating kind of summer. Thank you to all the youth mission teams, neighbors, churches, and individuals who worked in the blazing sun and pouring rain. BTW, when we reported 3477 volunteer hours in another post–those hours were for the academic enrichment program [...]
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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