DDO Newsletter, January 2018

Have you seen our new video?

A taste of what it can mean to prepare for ministry in community at Trinity. (Click on the image to watch it, or visit http://bit.ly/2AP1J1C.)

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

3 February 2018

Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity – tour the college, meet current students, interact with our faculty members. For more information, email admissions or call 0117 968 0254.

20 February 2018

Interview Day for non-residential training: meet current full-time non-residential students and learn more about how studying through Trinity could benefit your ministry. To register, call Sue Gent on 0117 968 0244 or email s.gent@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk.

21 March 2018

Join us for a DDO Visit Day, when you can see Trinity first-hand, and learn more about what’s happening now at college to prepare our ordinands. For more information, email admissions or call 0117 968 0254.

 

 

“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 pioneer ordinand John White, Guildford Diocese.

 

 

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