Shepherd’s Center Classes – Things You Need to Know

Shepherd’s Center Classes – Things You Need to Know
  • Class schedules are updated monthly and posted 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.
  • In order to maintain appropriate class size, all participants must be pre-registered for classes, NO WALK-INS. Registration information is included with each class listing.
  • Mask wearing is required when community COVID transmission levels are “high” as posted on the St. Louis County Health Department dashboard. Participants are encouraged to bring a mask to be prepared when needed.
  • All in-person participants are required to show proof of COVID vaccination status.

Discover Your Style(s) in Graphic Art (In-Person)

Facilitated by Joe Lammert
Thursdays, January 12-March 2, 1:30-3:30
Webster Groves Christian Church, 1320 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122
With a sketchbook, pen or pencil and other media of choice, practice drawing everyday objects in different styles. Group will focus on developing skills and style rather than creating frameable work. Participants will have the option of sharing their work weekly and will be encouraged to continue creating at home.
$40/8-week class, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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

Friday Film Club – Oscar Winners through the Decades (In-Person)

The Friday Film Club meets the 3rd Friday of every month from 1:00-3:00. This year, we will feature Oscar winners through the decades. Do you want to help choose our featured films? Just click on the link below to complete an online ballot.
The Green Book
2019 Best Picture
Director Peter Farrelly; Starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali
Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African American pianist who’s about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.
Friday, February 17, 1:00-3:00
Webster Groves Christian Church, 1320 W. Lockwood, 63122
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CLICK HERE to register
Or Call 314-395-0988

Monthly Book Group (In-Person)

Facilitated by Brittany Riegert, St. Louis County Library Oak Bend
Second Fridays, 1:00-2:00
Webster Groves Christian Church, 1320 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122
Group meets the second Friday of every month from 1:00-2:30. A limited number of books are available to borrow from the Shepherd’s Center office.
  • 1/13 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Hineyman
  • 2/10 American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Triall of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin
  • 3/10 The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • 4/14 Educated by Tara Westover
  • 5/12 Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • 6/9 The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
  • 7/14 In Such Good Company: 11 Years of Laughter Mayhem and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett
  • 8/11 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  • 9/8 Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
  • 10/13 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • 11/10 Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  • 12/8 The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CLICK HERE to register
Or Call 314-395-0988

Tech Tutors (In-Person)

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. By appointment only.

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.

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.

Online Art History Winter 2023

Online Art History

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

Fridays, 11:00-12:30 CT

$12/session

 

January

January 20  Art History 101: How to Look at a Work of Art

January 27  Post-Impressionism: Seurat, Cezanne & Gauguin

 

February

February 10  Portraiture through the Ages

February 17  Edmonia Lewis & Augusta Savage: Two African-American Sculptors

February 24  Vermeer: Master of Light

 

March through December dates and titles coming soon!

 

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