DDO Newsletter, February 2016
Did you know about our new School of Leadership?
This autumn, Trinity College has unveiled a School of Leadership, run in partnership with CPAS, an Anglican evangelical mission agency.
- The programme takes Trinity College students through topics in four areas: leading yourself, leading others, leading change, and leading mission.
- The autumn term’s sessions included ‘Leadership, ministry, priesthood: a biblical view’, ‘Understanding who you are as a leader’, and ‘Developing Christ-like character’.
- The primary teachers for the programme are Rev James Lawrence, who is Leadership Principal at CPAS, and Rev Ian Parkinson (pictured above), Leadership Specialist in Theological Education at CPAS.
What students are saying:
‘This has been a real lifeline of practical wisdom in leading well. It is down-to-earth but still theological in its approach to ministry. It is an amazing part of the Trinity programme and one of the most valuable aspects of practical training for ordination in the church. Without it I believe we would be less well equipped to face the challenges of full-time ministry.’ – ordinand Trev Meardon
‘I feel passionate about being trained not just to “maintain” or “help keep afloat” the Anglican Church, but to be a dynamic leader who senses where God is leading. I want to have the courage to lead a church forward, exploring new ways of being (and doing) church, and learning together in authentic communities of faith. The School of Leadership is designed to help address this need.’ – ordinand Jo Purle
20 February 2016
Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity – tour the college, meet current students, interact with our faculty members. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0117 968 0254 to book a place.
21 April 2016, 7:30pm
This event for those in their 18-30s explores the what, why, and how of ordination in the Church of England. It will include stories from younger ordinands and opportunities to ask questions. Held in partnership with the Diocese of Bristol and CPAS. More info to come!
The DDO Newsletter is published three times a year to help connect the dioceses with recent happenings and current information from Trinity College. We welcome any thoughts, opinions, questions, and feedback that could help us better serve you and the candidates and current students you advise: email@example.com or 0117 968 0205.