Shepherd’s Center Classes – Things to Know

  • Class schedules are updated monthly and posted here on the Shepherd’s Center website (www.shepherdscenter-wk.org). If you prefer a printer-friendly copy, call our office at (314) 395-0988. We can email you a digital copy or mail you a hard copy.
  • Mask wearing is required for everyone in the building.
  • In order to maintain social distancing, all participants must be pre-registered for classes, no walk-ins. Registration information is posted on this page with each class listing.
  • All in-person participants are required to show proof of COVID vaccination statusCLICK HERE to read vaccination requirement announcement

Managing Money: A Caregivers Guide to Finances (In-Person)

An education program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association
If you or someone you know is facing Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another chronic illness, it’s never too early to put financial plans in place. Join us to learn tips for managing someone else’s finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning.
Thursday, August 25, 12:00-1:00
Webster Groves Christian Church Chapel
1320 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122
To register:
Call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900 or CLICK HERE

Friday Film Club – Alive Inside

Alive Inside (In-Person)
Filmmaker: Michael Rossata-Bennett
Documentary Film Screening
Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossatto-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized and awakened by the simple act of listening to the music our their youth. Most awarded documentary of 2014 including Sundance Audience Award!
Friday, August 19, 1:00-2:30
Webster Groves Christian Church Chapel
1320 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122
Free – donations in support of Shepherd’s Center programs & services welcome. Go to shepherdscenter-wk.org and click on donate to give.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED – SPACE IS LIMITED – NO WALK-INS

Book Discussion – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (In-Person)

Facilitated by Brittany Riegert, St. Louis County Library Oak Bend

Friday, August 12, 1:00-2:00

Webster Groves Christian Church, 1320 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng is the August selection for the Shepherd Center’s monthly book group. Call 314-395-0988 to join the discussion – the more the merrier! A limited number of books are available to borrow from the Shepherd’s Center office.

Tech Tutors are Back!

Just got a new smartphone and you can’t figure out how to use it? Or, you got a tablet as a gift and you don’t know what it can do? You need a Tech Tutor! Shepherd’s Center resident techies are available by appointment to give you one-on-one assistance with your technology issues. Bring your phone or tablet with you. Call (314) 395-0988 for more information.

Exercise Classes (In-Person & Online)

Pre-Registration Required – No Walk-Ins

Due to social distancing requirements, group size is limited for all classes and participants must pre-register. See link below for registration information. Thank you!

 

Interval Exercise (In-Person & Online)

in-person and online spots available

Led by Mary Beth Wilczak

Every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30

Webster Groves Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 1320 W. Lockwood, 63122

Five minute intervals of cardio, isolation exercises, stretching and balance done to music. With or without weights, standing or seated – suited to all exercise abilities. Mask wearing and social distancing required for in-person attendees. Zoom links emailed weekly. A playlist of recorded sessions will be made available to all registered participants. Class Fee: $5/week, participants can choose to pay in-person weekly or monthly online and in-person. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all participants.

 

Chair Yoga (Online)

in-person and online spots available

Led by Debbie Daugherty

Every Thursday from 10:15 to 11:15

Webster Groves Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 1320 W. Lockwood, 63122

Improve your balance, learn restorative breathing, functional skills and relaxation techniques. Includes seated and standing yoga poses. Mask wearing and social distancing required for in-person attendees. Zoom links emailed weekly. A playlist of recorded sessions will be made available to all registered participants. Class Fee: $5/week, participants can choose to pay in-person weekly or monthly online and in-person. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all participants.

 

TO REGISTER

Click the link below to access our online registration portal. Tip: if you would like to pay via credit card, go through the checkout process as if you are paying with a check. You will receive an automatic confirmation email with a link to pay by credit card.

If you have trouble with online registration, email Betsy Solomon (bsolomon@shepherdscenter-wk.org) with your name, address, phone number and the name/month(s) of the class you want to attend. I’ll take care of it, no worries.

To access our online registration portal CLICK HERE

Coffee Talk on Zoom

Join us for a virtual coffee hour using Zoom or connecting by phone. Do you miss seeing your Shepherd’s Center friends? We may not be able to gather in person but we can certainly still connect with a little technology. This informal discussion group meets every Tuesday at 10:30 CT. BYOC (bring your own coffee) and join us for casual chats.

Free – donations in support of the Shepherd’s Center accepted

Every Tuesday at 10:30-11:30 CT

To Join the Zoom Conversations

Email Betsy Solomon (bsolomon@shepherdscenter-wk.org) with your name, address and phone number.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

Online Art History July, August 2022

Online Art History

Presented by Betsy Solomon, MA, Art Historian and Executive Director, Shepherd’s Center

Fridays, 11:00-12:30 CT

$12/session

 

August – Masters of Baroque

August 12 Nicolas Poussin

August 19 Peter Paul Rubens

August 26 Bartolome Esteban Murillo

 

To Register

Click the link below to access our online registration portal. Tip: if you would like to pay via credit card, go through the checkout process as if you are paying with a check. You will receive an automatic confirmation email with a link to pay by credit card.

If you have trouble with online registration, email Betsy Solomon (bsolomon@shepherdscenter-wk.org) with your name, address, phone number and the name/month(s) of the class you want to attend. I’ll take care of it, no worries.

To access our online registration portal CLICK HERE