Shepherd’s Center of St. Andrews will begin its Winter Session of Adventures in Learning January 12 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Classes at the interfaith learning program for people aged 50 and above will be offered every Tuesday for nine weeks. Each session features a variety of classes and activities, plus lunch. The Center is located at Ashland United Methodist Church, 2600 Ashland Road.


Winter Session: January 12 – March 8: Registration January 12

New classes for Fall Session include A Century Later: How World War I Shaped our World taught by Dr. Ken Clements, In the News led by Professor Emeritus John Spurrier, CSI: Columbia coordinated by Ginny Schirato, The Curious History of… led by Professor Emerita Dr. Carol McGinnis Kay, Beginning Quilting taught by Judie Travis, Lincoln, Sherman, Davis and the Lost Confederate Gold with Professor Emerita Pat McNeely, Beginning Ballroom Dancing taught by Patricia Hill, Life Below the Seas: The World of Submarines led by Thomas E. Page, USN Ret., Protecting Yourself from the Seven Retirement Villains with Patrick Strubbe of Preservation Specialists, LLC, Linda Walsh and Brad Hansen, Scream Along with Me: Old-time Horror Movies led by Carolee Brandt, Exploring Energy Psychology and Energy Medicine taught by Dr. Barbara Borom, History of Britain: The Anglo-Saxons with Susan Dillon, The Golden Age of Radio led by Al McNeely and Ukulele 1 (beginning) and 2 (Ukulele 1 graduates) taught by Deb McMurphy.

The Center also offers popular ongoing classes in Art with Dee Hansen and Pam Spurrier, Bell Ensemble conducted by Joan Marco, Continuing Bridge with Dr. Lew Johnson, Beginning Bridge led by Ron Billington, Creative Writing Workshop led by Professor Emeritus Dr. Lisle Mitchell, Great Movies and Great Stars with Marcia Hendrix, Quilting taught by Catherine Ebling, Spanish (Continuing) with Professor Emeritus Dr. David Hill and Lynda Mixon leading Line Dancing (8:30 am).

Catered lunch with entertainment is available for $7; please make your lunch reservation for the first day by January 5 by calling the number below or with your pre-registration. Day trips to nearby places of interest are also offered. Pre-registration is recommended because space is limited. Registration for three classes per day for the entire session is $35.

Please call the office at 731-9394 for brochures and registration forms. You can also reach us online at: