Community discernment is the synergy between the spirit of the community and the Holy Spirit. The evangelical foundation of community discernment. Discernment in the doctrine of the Fathers of the Church, in the great masters of Christian spirituality, in the Magisterium of the Church. Discernment of «the signs of the times». «See, judge, act, celebrate»: history and development of the method. The role of the Word of God in discernment. Discernment, evangelization and synodality. Looking for concrete examples of community discernment to be analyzed in the classroom.