Alive Inside Screening at Webster Groves Public Library

Alive InsideSunday, July 17, 2-3:30 pm

Alive Inside

A Film by Michael Rossato-Bennett (2014)

Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of Music’s Capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest party of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossata-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 of their youth. Sundance Film Festival Winner.


Webster Groves Public Library

301 East Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Free and open to the public – walk-ins welcome on a first come first served basis – doors open at 1:30

Help Fill Our Gift Baskets!


New and Re-Gifted Items Welcome!

For the 18th Birthday Party Fundraiser Auction


Popular items from previous years include:

  • Gift certificates
  • Event tickets
  • Items for themed-gift baskets
  • Handmade crafts, art
  • Homemade baked goods
  • Jewelry, purses, unique accessories
  • Holiday items: Halloween, Christmas, etc.


Items Needed by August 19

Bring donations to any Shepherd’s Center program or the office

office address: 1333 W. Lockwood, Glendale, 63122, downstairs

Call 314-395-0988 with questions

Lots of Summer Programs!

Secret St. LouisGuest Speaker Series at Webster Hills UMC

Begins July 8 with Author Visit: David Gaugher, Secret St. Louis: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure


Weights=Strength=Health, Interval Exercise and Chair Yoga

continues Fridays all summer at Webster Hills UMC

Chair Yoga

continues Tuesdays all summer at Harrison Avenue MBC


More Summer Classes:

Discussion Group: Our Place on Earth with Helen Gennari

Eating Smart – Being Active presented by University of Missouri Extension

Colored Pencil with Artist Khris Scharfenberger

Quick Witz: Brain Fitness Program with Karen Dickerson

click here for a complete schedule of summer programs

Eating Smart – Being Active

ESBA_logo250Eating Smart ● Being Active

Presented by Terressa Caine-Clary, University of Missouri Extension

Tuesdays, July 12-September 13, 9:30-11 (no class August 2 and 30)

Eating Smart Being Active offers research-based information about nutrition, physical activity, food safety and making the most of your food dollars. It is a FREE program provided by University of Missouri Extension Family Nutrition Education Programs. Interactive lessons focus on simple messages related to food, nutrition and tips for feeding yourself and your family. Lessons include food tastings and tools to take home. FREE, registration required, download form here.

Mountains, Music and Memories: Documentary Film Series

Meru imageMountains, Music, and Memories: Documentary Film Series

Hosted by The Shepherd’s Center in collaboration with Webster Groves Public Library

For details about each film click here



Sunday, June 26, 2-4 pm

A Film by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (2015)

Sundance Film Festival Winner


What Happened, Miss Simone?

Sunday, July 10, 2-4 pm

A film by Director Liz Garbus (2015)

Academy Award Winner Nominee


Alive Inside

Sunday, July 17, 2:00-3:30

A film by Michael Rossata-Bennett (2014)

Sundance Film Festival Winner


Webster Groves Public Library

301 East Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Free and open to the public

Please RSVP to the Shepherd’s Center 314-395-0988

Walk-ins welcome on a first come first served basis

Doors open at 1:30

Get Out and Move: Ten Toe Express

Ten Toe Express logoGet Out and Move: Ten Toe Express – A Community Connection Coffee

Lisa Cagle, Program Director, Citizens for Modern Transit

Wednesday, June 22, 9:30-11

Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church

676 West Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Citizens for Modern Transit sponsors the Ten Toe Express to help individuals lead healthier lives by linking activity, sociability, and exercise with the use of MetroLink and MetroBus. Registrants receive a walking kit complete with pedometer, MetroLink tickets and a travel bag as well as opportunities to walk with family and friends around the St. Louis area. Join us for coffee and something sweet, learn about the Ten Toe Express, and share information about resources of interest to older adults. FREE, Please RSVP to the Shepherd’s Center 314-395-0988.

Exercise Options 5 Days a Week – 3 Locations

Mondays at Webster Hills UMCDM Sliders 1 16

  • Weights=Strength=Health with Kacey Cowdery

Tuesdays at Harrison Avenue

  • Chair Yoga with Jaime Sanchez

Wednesday Walking in Webster Hills UMC Gym

Thursdays at Douglass Manor

  • Line/Slide Dance with Pat Clark and Marsha Goins

Fridays at Webster Hills UMC

  • Weights=Strength=Health with Kacey Cowderyweights class
  • Interval Exercise with Mary Beth Wilczak
  • Chair Yoga with Debbie Daugherty

Download a full schedule, click here

Speakers and Special Events – Friday, May 13 at Webster Hills UMC

  • 2014-07-22 10.57.58Paul Simon, Senior Communications Specialist, 76 Year History of Schnucks Market
  • Betsy Solomon, MA, Art in Nature: The Work of Andy Goldsworthy

Gayle McHenry, Clocking Out: See What’s On My Bucket List

Say good bye to Gayle as she reflects on her “Sweet Sixteen” years as Executive Director of our Shepherd’s Center, and shares what she has learned from you about retirement.

Lois Laster Honorary Ice Cream Social

End the spring session on a sweet note with root beer floats and ice-cream sundaes.

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.

Guest Speakers Friday, May 6 at Webster Hills UMC

  • International InstituteKelly Moore, International Institute, Learn What’s Happening at the International Institute
  • Betsy Solomon, MA, Art History: Robert S. Duncanson: African-American Painter
  • Book Review with Damaris Schmidt, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, by Marie Kondo

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.