DDO Newsletter, January 2017

SOL3The School of Leadership completes its first year, and continues to set Trinity apart as a college responding to the challenges of our current mission context. Read more here.

 

Upcoming Events

Open Day, 4 February 2017: Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity – tour the college, meet current students, interact with our faculty members. Please email admissions@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk or call 0117 968 0254 to book a place.

DDO Day, 30 March 2017: Join us for a day to experience worship, pastoral groups, chat with students, sit in on the School of Leadership, and participate in a Q&A with Emma Ineson, Howard Worsley, and Sue Gent to learn more about Trinity’s vision as well as academic and practical training opportunities. Contact n.willcocks@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk for more information.

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‘[At Trinity we] daily choose to live out the values Jesus shares in the Beatitudes, remembering that his Kingdom is always bigger and bolder than we dare to imagine–and that it is lived out in community.’

– Helen O’Sullivan, ordinand from Winchester Diocese. Read Helen’s reflections on what it means to study in community here.

Latest blog posts

Retreat to Franciscan community

Over the weekend of 2-4 November, Trinity students were offered the opportunity to participate in a retreat to the Franciscan community of Hilfield Friary in Dorset. Eight students and missiology tutor Rev Dr Howard Worsley travelled there to join the resident community in their prayers, meals, and chores. ‘This trip, which we regularly organise as […]

New ‘dispersed learning’ track

Through Trinity College Bristol’s new dispersed learning track, ordinands have the option to train at Trinity without moving home. 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, both accredited by Durham University. Trinity’s dispersed learners […]

Cross-cultural learning

Last summer three Trinity students engaged in learning experiences that broadened their understanding of the global church, and what it can mean to be a Christian and to be a vicar. Ordinand Rebecca Heath-Taylor completed a placement in Harare, Zimbabwe with a charity called Cross-Over. Cross-Over aims to meet the educational needs of poor communities […]

What is the Green Team?

This year, in allotting students’ jobs within the college community, the Student Exec has for the first time given three students the role of serving in a ‘Green Team’.   This group will be working with college kitchen and properties staff to consider how the Trinity community can take practical steps to become more sustainable […]