This course serves as a synthesis and integration of the various fields that are housed in the Congregational Leadership Field (Congregational/Church Leadership, Evangelism, Spiritual Formation and Sociology of Religion). The forward-looking and practical aspect of this course is to provide for the development of a ?tool-kit? for the first months and initial steps in congregational ministry beyond the seminary experience. The methods that will be used are reading/reflection, case study for diagnosis, synthesis, integration and avenues of leadership/action. Assembling of the tool kit will be accomplished in group work as a model for future collegial formation. The Tool Kit will not only consist of practical guides and keys, but provide for ?next steps? planning in the synthesis of the areas of Congregational Leadership for practical ministry along with formative reference to other fields of study from the MDiv curriculum.The Congregational Leadership Concentration requires the f