DDO Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2019

Meet Sean Doherty

This June, Rev Dr Sean Doherty began as principal at Trinity. Read more about his journey into ordination, church planting, and theological education or watch a video about Sean and his family’s move to Bristol.


Hear from a current student in our Dispersed Learning cohort

‘A big benefit of training this way is that it allows us to be in church every Sunday—we’re in context every Sunday. Consistency is really important in the first year and a half of a church plant.’

Read more about church planter Tom Morgan’s experience in Trinity’s non-residential Dispersed Learning cohort.


Upcoming Events

9 November Open Day: Prospective students, spouses, and families are invited to join us on 9 November to chat with our faculty, meet current students, and consider whether God may be calling them to study in community at Trinity. Please email admissions or call 0117 968 0254 to book a place, or to arrange an alternate visit date.


Recent News

Hear from our student reps about life in our on-site accommodation >

Meet our 2019-20 Student Exec >

Meet our chaplains >


Latest blog posts

Trinity’s pioneer programme expands

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 […]

Trinity Ordinand Sarah Lee Awarded British Empire Medal

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 […]

Winner of student accommodation design announced

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 […]

Trinity welcomes new tutor Revd Dr Donna Lazenby

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 […]