“This is not Just Your Kids Library” – Rescheduled Date March 30

This is ncoffeeot Just Your Kids Library,” a Discussion of Library Resources for All Ages

The Shepherd’s Center is hosting a Community Connection Coffee on Wednesday, March 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Webster Groves Public Library, 301 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Shepherd’s Center at 314-395-0988 or email gmchenry@shepherdscenter-wk.org.
 Libraries have resources for people of all ages. Join Tom Cooper, from Webster Groves Public Library, who will discuss the Book-a-Librarian technology assistance program, the Wednesday afternoon computer classes, e-books, downloadable magazines, and the outreach program for people who can’t make it to the library. And Nick O’ Neal, from the Kirkwood Public Library, who will talk about the Computer Lab, VHS-DVD converters,  a CD/DVD Duplicator, 3D Printing and their one-on-one technology assistance program, Grab-a-Geek.

Inspiring older adults through volunteerism, enrichment and community connection

Taste of Webster Kirkwood: Chef Wars Tickets on Sale!

13th Annual TaTOWK 2016ste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars

Sunday, April 17, 5:30–8 pm

Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Join in the fun, food and festivities! Senior Living Communities compete for the best entrée and best dessert. Local establishments share their best appetizers and libations. Tickets on sale, $40/person, for more information call 314-395-0988.

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Guest Speakers Friday, March 18 at WHUMC

Kacey Cowdery

  • Kwasha School for Girls in Zambia, presented by Karen Vundamina-Rayborn, Executive Director
  • Artist Kacey Cowdery, Thanks to Mom it Started with 4H

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

Guest Speakers Friday, March 11 at Webster Hills UMC


  • Right to Work: Moderated Discussion, MO Rep Courtney Curtis (D Ferguson), Ed Finkelstein, Publisher, St. Louis Labor Tribune and Roy Malone, Moderator
  • Claire Anderson, Powder Valley Volunteer, What’s New at Powder Valley Nature Center

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

New – Interval Exercise!

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Mary Beth Wilczak

Every Friday, 9:30-10:20

Webster Hills UMC, 1333 West Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

Five minute intervals of cardio, isolation exercises, stretching and balance done to music. With or without weights, standing or seated – class suited to all exercise abilities.


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

Friday, March 4 Programs at Webster Hills UMC – New Times!

9:00-9:30 Breakfast, Programs Start at 9:30Esley Hamilton

Featured Speakers and Classes

  • Esley Hamilton, Preservation Historian for St. Louis County Parks & Recreation – Churches, Old and New in St. Louis County
  • Book Review with Author Helen Gennari – From The Heart of an Abandoned Daughter: My Personal Journey Through Family Violence and Beyond
  • Ted Talks Discussion Group facilitated by Gayle McHenry
  • Quick Witz
  • Colored Pencil with Artist Khris ScharfenbergerHelen Gennari book
  • Weights=Strength=Health, Interval Exercise and Chair Yoga

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


Warning Signs of Stroke Presentation at Harrison Avenue

American Heart Association

Stroke is the number 5 cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Learn about what strokes are, the different kinds of strokes and well as the warning signs.

Tuesday, February 16, 10-11, $4/person payable at the door
Come early and join us for coffee at 9:30
For more information and to register, call (314) 779-9231

This class is part of a weekly Tuesday series, join us for chair yoga after the presentation at no additional cost.

Shepherd’s Center at Harrison Avenue MBC Annex
347 Harrison Avenue, Kirkwood, MO 63122



Retirement 101: A Roadmap to Retirement Workshop

The Emotional Side of Retirementroadmap to retirement

Mary Ann Peters, Retirement Options Coach

Thursdays, February 18 & 25, 5:30 -7:30 pm

Webster Hills UMC, 1333 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

Most of the time, thoughts of planning for retirement focus on the financial side only. These concerns are very important, but there is also an emotional side of retirement. Join us for a two-part workshop that will help you assess your attitude, relationships, health and spirituality as well as how you want to use your skills and fill your leisure time. Preregistration required, $20/2 weeks, download registration form here.

4th Annual Senior Prom

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All Ages Welcome – Proceeds benefit Haiti Relief

Tickets: $5/person

Relive your high school senior prom with music, dancing, friends, refreshments and a disco ball!  All generations are welcome – invite your favorite older adult or a grandchild.  Bring your favorite dance song on a CD and we’ll spin it.  The Douglass Manor Sliders will be there to help you get your groove on.

Friday, February 12th 3-5 pm

Webster Hills UMC, 1333 West Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

Call 314-395-0988 for more information

By Popular Demand – Line Dance on Fridays!

New Class – Shepherd’s Center Sliders!DM Sliders 1 16

A Line Dance Class led by Pat Clark, Carol Jackson and Marsha Goins

Fridays, January 22-February 26, 11:10-12 noon

Webster Hills UMC, 1333 West Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

For new and experienced line dancers. The wobble, cupid shuffle, electric slide and much more! Wear comfortable shoes, bring a water bottle and be ready to move. $3/class payable at the door. For more information, call Betsy Solomon at 314-779-9231.