DDO Newsletter, Summer 2017

Did you know that our ordinands have an option to pursue a research programme (MTh or PhD) as part of their ordination training? Read more here.

 

Upcoming Events

NT Wright, 28 June 2017: Later this month, author and scholar NT Wright will join our postgraduate students for their annual conference, and also offer a public lecture. For more information click here.

Open Day, 4 November 2017: Send your prospective students to experience an Open Day at Trinity–tour the college, meet current students, interact with our faculty members, and get a taste of what it could mean to study in community. Please email admissions@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk or call 0117 968 0254 to book a place.

 

‘The thing that struck me about Trinity was the very vibrant community life. I recognised that part of the education is the community aspect. The staff genuinely felt welcoming and interested in me as a person, and it feels like the college is going in a really healthy direction. It is a vibrant place to be.’

– Sam Rylands, ordinand from London Diocese. Read Sam’s story here.

 

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 […]