DDO Newsletter, Spring 2018
Did you know Trinity students complete community placements in addition to their church placements?
Community placements help diversify our ordinands’ experiences of mission and ministry, while also helping them engage with people who are different from themselves, think theologically about mission in a ‘secular’ context, and think about what role the church might play in partnership with other organisations.
Read more about how working at the Wild Goose Café, an outreach to the marginalised in Bristol, has affected our students.
You may have heard that our principal Emma Ineson has been appointed as the next Bishop of Penrith. Emma will not leave Trinity until Easter 2019 and so will be in her current role as principal for most of the next academic year. The search for her successor is already underway, and we are working toward a seamless transition in the college’s leadership.
10 Nov 2018: Open Day
Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity–tour the college, meet current students, interact with our faculty, and find out what it can mean to prepare for ordination in community. Please email admissions or call 0117 968 0254 to book a place or arrange another visit.
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Read more of Craig’s story here.
Tutor Rev Dr Helen Collins on why we struggle to be peacemakers >
Meet our 2018-2019 Student Exec >
Spiritual retreat day, through students’ eyes >
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 […]
What’s been happening at Trinity through the autumn term? What will a second lockdown in England look like at college? [Read our current risk assessment] In developing our COVID response, Trinity has remained committed to the importance of learning in community and maintaining our physical community as much as we can whilst following safety precautions […]
Our BAME student group has posted around college portraits and photos of significant Black Christians who have influenced faith across the UK–ten people from a variety of denominations and spheres of society. Each poster at college highlights a different person, along with a QR code so students can access an article to read more about […]
Trinity student Luke Aylen has written a series of three older children/young adult fantasy adventure novels, the third of which (The Last Dragon Rider) comes out today. Here he discusses the book, fantasy literature, and theology. Q: Can you tell us a little about yourself? A: I’m often known as a serial-hobbyist and all-round creative. […]