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What is a pioneer?

Why the church needs pioneer ministers, and how Trinity hopes to help prepare them. After the birth of her daughter, Sonya Newton decided it was time for a fresh start in her life, for a return to church. After several painful and tumultuous years away, she walked into a church near the estate where she’d […]

Retreat Day, through students’ eyes

On 31 January 2018, students spent a Retreat Day engaged in one of ten options for the day, designed to help them be still, reflective, to rest, and to engage with God and with the world around them in a variety of ways (read more about the options offered here).

What’s next? Thoughts from an independent student

While our Church of England ordinands have a general idea as to the path before them, it can feel quite different to leave college as an independent student. Recent leaver Shakeel Nurmahi describes what it’s been like to seek God in the midst of the unknowns of following him. It’s been a strange few months […]

Watch our new video (1:54)

A taste of life at Trinity College! Find out what it can mean to prepare for ministry in the context of community. If you’re considering ordination, or further theological study to benefit your Christian life and ministry, come and visit us on 3 February 2018, or contact our admissions team to organise an individual visit: […]

Building bridges with Orthodox Christianity

Last autumn, five Trinity ordinands utilised opportunities to travel and spend time learning more about Orthodox Christianity around the world. In September, ordinand and PhD student Alison Walker (above, far left) travelled to Russia for ten days as part of a group of Anglican ordinands, laity, and clergy invited and hosted by the Russian Orthodox […]

Chapel testimony: 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…

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 […]

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This blog hosts a 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, and challenged through your engagement with our bloggers.

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