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

Sept 2020 COVID-19 update

3 September 2020 This week we officially reopen our buildings to staff and tutors, and look forward to welcoming our new students for a modified Welcome Week from 12 September. We want to uphold the quality of the formation and education we provide, while operating within the parameters of what is safe and healthy, with […]

New book from Trinity alumnus on the Church of England and racism

An Anglican priest based in Manchester, Revd A.D.A. France-Williams is the author of Ghost Ship: Institutional Racism and the Church of England, which is available beginning today from SCM Press. Below he shares some thoughts about an ambiguity that exists in the country and the church for its black and minority ethnic members. So there […]

Giving a night a week to learn more about God

Having tried my hardest to give up RE GCSE at school I never would have predicted I’d end up studying theology, ministry and mission at university level, but God had other plans.

Telling the stories of God’s faithfulness

Our family would not be at Trinity College Bristol today, where Justin has been teaching Christian doctrine for eight years and I’ve helped with the college’s communications work for five, apart from the faithfulness of God. As I’ve watched the world shift under all our feet, it helps me to remember that. In Joshua 4, […]