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Shepherd's Center Topeka

A volunteer seniors organization that enhances physical well-being, spiritual growth, and education for life.

Adventures in learning!

Shepherd's Center offers four "Adventures in Learning!" sessions per year in February, April, August and October from  9-11:30 pm on the Fridays that month.  Classes are 50 minutes long with the first beginning at 9:00. Participants may choose from four different classes being offered in each time slot.  At 9:50 refreshments are provided compliments of our community partners where you'll have an opportunity to interact with other members, community partners, and join with the Director in recognizing birthdays and anniversaries.  At 10:40, the second class begins. The cost is $30.00 per quarterly session (pays for all four Fridays).  So, for $30, a person chooses eight educational classes, along with fellowship time and refreshments. Now that's a BARGAIN!

Class choices are offered in health, religion, news & current events, people & places, community, the arts, library wisdom, and potpourri (classes that may not fit one of the regular categories) or a "back by popular demand" speaker.  Our speakers include college professors, physicians, clergy, business professionals, authors, artists, lawyers, and other devoted individuals who graciously give of their time and talent in support of the Shepherd's Center mission.  If you would like to be considered as a speaker for a class program, please send information with your proposal to SCT, 4101 SW 15th ST, Topeka, 66604. 

It's a God thing . . . because we know that changes can happen in our members' lives, scholarships are available for those with a financial need. Please visit with the SCT Director. Inevitably this gift to one member is compensated for by an extra donation from another member.

It takes a lot of volunteers to carry out an Adventures in Learning! session since an average Friday has 300 in attendance. Recognition is given to volunteers at an annual banquet and volunteers are given first preference for going on an annual out-of-state vacation each June. Member profiles assist in matching the right volunteer with the right tasks.

  online Registration for Adventures in Learning - REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

USING THE ONLINE FORM

This is a forced-choice form. You MUST select an option in each time slot. If you will not attend, simply push the button for no class and no refreshments. You DO NOT have to create a PayPal account in order to register. You can pay using debit or credit card and will receive an invoice with your class choices by email.

For more details about the classes and field trips, read the current newsletter online (News on the menu bar).   

First time guests

Try before you buy! Guests are invited to participate on a Friday morning of their choosing without paying the registration fee. Simply call the office, 249-3258, and provide your name, date attending and class choices.

If a guest wishes to continue to come for other Fridays of that session, they must then pay the $30 fee, which will automatically give them membership status and they will receive newsletters and be eligible for any Travelers outings. There is no pro-rating of fees.