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 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 […]

COVID-19 update (Nov 2020)

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 […]

Black History Month at Trinity

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 […]

Theology, fantasy, and The Last Dragon Rider

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. […]