This course focuses on the personal and corporate spiritual journey as an experiential grounding for ministry.  The attention to one’s own journey is interrelated to the responsive listening and prayerful presence of the class community.  Thus, a core objective of this class is that students begin to develop capacities for understanding themselves and others, including an appreciation for diversity, and ways for expanding one’s relational flexibility with others. Individual and corporate engagement will be fostered through the goals below.  This course addresses the following objective of the MDiv and MAPST: Demonstrate the spiritual and personal qualities necessary for effective ministry in a pluralistic world.