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Trinity offers new Pioneer Focus

Trinity College is now offering a Pioneer Focus, for those students who have been approved as ordained pioneer ministers, or who will be serving in a pioneering curacy. The first pioneer cohort, which is facilitated by mission tutor Rev Dr Howard Worsley, currently includes eight students, who are a mix of residential and full-time nonresidential […]

Living in a paradox

“I began to see that living in the kingdom of Jesus is living in paradox. Jesus transformed the very nature of this world through his redemption and reconciliation and yet there is still pain and longing in this world. The kingdom is the paradox of the now and the not yet.” Read more from second-year […]

College, through students’ eyes

Seeing the first two weeks of term at Trinity through our students’ social media images…

23 September and the book of Revelation

There are currently some Christians in the US predicting the end of the world on 23 September, due to an interpretation of Revelation 12. But does the Bible really say the world will end this Saturday? Hear from our New Testament tutor, Dr Jamie Davies, who is currently teaching a class on the book of […]

Welcome to new tutor Rev Dr Helen Collins

This autumn we are excited to welcome a new Tutor in Pastoral and Ministerial Studies. Rev Dr Helen Collins will be overseeing student placements, while also teaching pastoral theology and some aspects of Anglican formation. Tutor Sue Gent, who had been overseeing placements, will now become Director of Mixed Mode Training and continue as Director […]

Meet our 2017-18 student exec

Meet this year’s Student Exec! These students will be working to advocate for, build, and continually improve both the student experience and community life at college. To learn more about each of their roles at college, just click here.     

Learning to Disagree: Gender and Sexuality

Last winter, Trinity students participated in a plenary week that brought together speakers with a variety of perspectives on the issues surrounding gender and sexuality to address our students, who themselves hold a variety of perspectives. As the week unfolded, our students responded by providing both those invited to college and one another with the […]

Moving in to Carter?

While many of our students live in homes and flats in the various neighbourhoods of Bristol (often selected based on the location of their placement churches), perhaps you are among those who will live at college in the Carter building. In an average year, a close-knit community of between 15 and 20 students live in […]

Four facts about our postgrad programme that might surprise you

How much do you know about Trinity’s postgraduate research programme? We’ve had exciting advances and growth in this area in recent years at the college that include new technology, new opportunities for students, and a growing community of scholars who hope their research will impact the Church.   #1 Our growing postgrad community hails from […]

Love ye therefore the stranger

“Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt”. –Deuteronomy 10.12-11.1 Last week I travelled by train from London to my home in Bristol, having attended one of the Queen’s Garden Parties. The train was late, it was crowded, and there was a lot of stress in the air. The […]

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This blog hosts a wide collection of voices, some from within the Trinity community and others from beyond it. Although all opinions are each author’s own and cannot necessarily be considered to represent Trinity’s position, our prayer is that you will be inspired, informed, challenged and grown through all your engagement with the learning and reflections of our bloggers.

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