Remember, you must upload on this page, email, or send by postal mail a two-page, double-spaced essay, telling us about yourself in relation to the Program, using the following reflection questions as a guide for the content of your essay. Include any other information you deem relevant.
What changes, nudges, invitations do you notice in your life right now that seem to relate to your consideration of this Program?
What about the Program particularly attracts you?
What hesitations do you feel about participating in the Program?
Given your past life experience and knowledge of yourself, what can you tell us about your willingness and capacity to be in a learning, dialogic community with others of different experiences and faith traditions?
Are you currently, or have you recently experienced any unattended issues of upheaval, loss, or turmoil in your life that might affect your full participation in the Program?
Are there any other factors that might affect your participation in the Program, e.g. ongoing health issues, handicap accessibility, needing help with transportation, planned travel, etc.?
Given your life as much as you can envision it for the next year, including your present commitments, can you make a commitment to complete the requirements of the Program? Please review the list of meeting datesfor the location to which you are applying to be certain you can attend all scheduled meetings.
Remember that you must send a recommendation formto a person of your choosing who can send to us directly a letter of recommendation about you by September 1, 2018.