On Friday, 19 May 2017, the college community celebrated the end of the academic year together. The Student Exec organised a Summer Fete for the entire community on the front lawn, complete with Sumo suits, a bouncy castle, an ice cream van and candy floss machine, and an afternoon of sports day events and inter-pastoral […]
This last academic year, we have introduced three new chaplains into the college community. Each chaplain is in college once a week, but can meet up with students at other times as well. They offer a listening, impartial ear to students, as well as a willingness to pray with and for them, whether students are […]
We were pleased to welcome the BBC to college for a few days recently to film segments for Songs of Praise, celebrating the ordination of the first women priests in 1994 and chatting with some of our female students currently preparing for ordination.
In response to recent alumni and student queries, for a limited time, Trinity hoodies are now available to order. The deadline for orders is Friday 17 March. ALUMNI AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS From today until Friday, 17 March, you can select from four colour options, several size options (including options for children), and then speak […]
A Trinity student finds himself unexpectedly supporting a historic Arctic mission with poetry and prayers. When part-time Trinity student Andrew Carnegie began writing micro poetry on his Twitter account, he did not have particularly high expectations regarding readership. He’d hardly used his account up to that point, and, knowing that some of the poems […]
‘Our work among ordinands has shown how formative the years in a college can be, yet few colleges have offered much in terms of leadership development.’ –James Lawrence, CPAS It has never been easy to lead a church. Jesus models and teaches a rather counter-cultural style of leadership, one that does not abdicate responsibility for […]
From 22-24 June 2016, we hosted our annual postgraduate research (PGR) conference, an event during which Trinity College and Bristol Baptist College welcome our postgraduate researchers for three days of presentations, discussion, workshops, and interaction with a noted senior scholar. This year, around 30 students travelled from around the world to Bristol, with 23 of […]
On Friday, 27 May, students, faculty, staff, and their families spent all afternoon on Trinity’s lawn celebrating the end of the academic year with a barbecue, bouncy castles, sumo wrestling, a magic show, and other games. The next morning, the Trinity community gathered again at St Mary Magdalene Church in Stoke Bishop for its Valedictory […]
We are pleased to announce that Rev Dr David Firth will join Trinity’s faculty this September as tutor in Old Testament. “I am delighted that David will be coming to join the Trinity team,” says Principal Emma Ineson. “David brings a great combination of significant biblical scholarship, a passion for teaching, a head for […]
When moving to college means living outside of your comfort zone. Before Sean Sheffield had even begun his training at Trinity College last autumn, he’d already had a strategic conversation with Director of Pastoral Studies Rev Sue Gent. Since 2014, Sue has carefully worked with all of Trinity’s full-time residential ordinands to connect them […]
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