DDO Newsletter, Autumn 2018
Trinity offers new ‘dispersed learning’ track
Dispersed learners can complete the Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission in two years or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology, Ministry and Mission in three years without relocating to Bristol for residential training. Both programmes are accredited by Durham University.
Dispersed learning cohorts attend college for six block weeks during the academic year. Between block weeks, the dispersed learning students log in to a weekly virtual tutor group and seminar, which offers additional support for learning in context and formation.
Building on Trinity’s expertise in contextual training, this programme emphasizes close integration between the student’s context and the college, with regular liaision between the college tutor and the student’s church supervisor. The balance of contextual engagement and study is designed to facilitate a high quality, rigorous academic programme integrated with contextual engagement.
You can view our new prospectus by clicking here. If you’d like to receive printed copies to share or to use on upcoming discernment days, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 November: Open Day
Prospective students and their families are invited to join us to learn more about ordination training at Trinity. Contact our admissions office (see below) to register.
28 November: DDO Day
Join us between 10am-3pm to meet with our leadership team, visit your ordinands, join our community for lunch, and get a taste for what’s happening at Trinity. If you’ve not yet confirmed your place, please email or call our admissions office: email@example.com or 0117 968 0254.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are pleased to announce that after Easter the Revd Dr Donna Lazenby will be joining Trinity College Bristol as Co-Vice Principal and Director of Formation. ‘Donna is an outstanding young theologian and teacher, and has made a significant national contribution to formation for ministry already. As well as lecturing, Donna will be part […]