DDO Newsletter, September 2016

balloons4croppedThis autumn, we welcomed 63 new full-time students and 17 new part-time students to Trinity, a record intake for the college.

Read one new student’s thoughts as he embarks on his first week of theological college, and considers how God can use anyone, just as they are.

 

Upcoming Events

OPEN DAY, 12 November 2016

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

It’s Your Call, 10 December 2016

This event is aimed at 16-30s wondering if God is calling them to work for a church, serve in a pioneering ministry, or something else. The day will include prayer, workshops, stories, and opportunities to ask loads of questions. Find out more.

Whether or not you have an ordinand at Trinity, you are always welcome to visit us: just call 0117 968 0254 or email Nicola Willcocks.

 

 

Recent News

Trinity’s postgraduate research conference welcomes Rev Dr Walter Moberly.

Rev Dr Howard Worsley on how to share the Bible with children.

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 […]