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Helen Collins on the Talking Theology podcast

Helen Collins our tutor in Practical Theology and Director of Formation, was recently a guest on Cranmer Hall’s “Talking Theology” podcast. Hear her speak on “How Does Scripture Speak Into Everyday Life?” This is how they describe the episode: How do we connect scripture with living faithfully in the world? What are the habits that help the […]

Locked down but still connected

Liz Venable has led our Connect group alongside a committed team who have helped to build a really strong community this year despite all of the restrictions we’ve had to endure and we are truly grateful for her, Sarah, Emma, Hannah & Jon. From the first moment we stepped inside Trinity College on the open […]

COVID-19 update (Mar 2021)

Our response to the change in national lockdown measures announced recently. Government guidelines show, very little has changed and we are mostly continuing to follow the same measures at college as before (essential access for private studies and library collection only). Sadly the practical courses measure does not apply to us; I appreciate there has been some confusion around this […]

Trinity’s pioneer programme expands

This academic year, we are expanding the opportunities for both pioneers and those who wish to learn more about pioneer ministry. Currently, up to thirty-five students have participated in ‘input classes’, which are half-termly meetings, timed to coordinate with our dispersed learners’ block weeks. As they meet through Zoom, the group hears a seminar from […]

Trinity Ordinand Sarah Lee Awarded British Empire Medal

On New Year’s Eve, Trinity ordinand Sarah Lee invited her parents, brother, and children to join her and her husband (Trinity ordinand Jonathan Lee) via Zoom for a surprising piece of news. Sarah had been awarded a British Empire Medal from the Queen for services to the community in Oundle, Northamptonshire. Just prior to her […]

Winner of student accommodation design announced

On Monday, Trinity’s Site Development Group chose a winner from among the five designers shortlisted to design our new student accommodation building. After the candidates made final virtual presentations, Bristol-based O’LearyGoss Architects was selected as the firm best suited to partner with Trinity on this project. ‘It has been a real honour to journey with […]

Moving from Germany to Trinity during a pandemic

Last February, as she attended an evangelistic outreach in France, Jael Veen felt God telling her to leave the college in Germany where she had begun to study the Bible and continue her studies elsewhere. Then, at her parents’ home one evening, Jael found herself watching a video someone had lent them—Patterns of Evidence: Investigating […]

Staying mentally healthy during a pandemic

Many of Trinity’s alumni have been working as vicars and chaplains during the pandemic, feeling the strain of figuring out new ways to meet for church, facing constantly changing government rules whilst responding and giving to others’ needs. What has helped them cope and persevere? (Click on an image to enlarge.) Posted November 2020 as […]

Pandemic ordinands

As they sought to complete a discernment process during the lockdown, many of our new students made the decision to join Trinity’s community without ever being able to visit in person. Last winter, Annabel Stott and her husband, Matt, scheduled visits to five theological colleges as part of her discernment process with the Church of […]

Q&A with Azariah France-Williams

In July, SCM Press released Ghost Ship: Institutional Racism and the Church of England by Revd Azariah France-Williams (Trinity 2012). The book has started a conversation among many within the Church of England about its history and how we might do better. Below, Azariah shares his thoughts about the book’s reception and where the church […]

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