DDO Newsletter, Winter 2019

Trinity announces new principal

We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Sean Doherty will be our next principal. We made the announcement to students on 5 February, with the opportunity to meet with Sean and his wife, Gaby. Read more here.

What does Trinity offer pioneer students?

“Trinity trains you for ministry in a holistic and in-depth way. My time here has been invaluable.” – Lucy Howarth, pioneer minister. What does it mean to join a pioneering cohort at Trinity? Read more about pioneer ministry at Trinity >

Upcoming events

3 April: DDO Day

Join us at college to get a taste of life within the college community, schedule meetings with your ordinands, find out more about dispersed learning at Trinity.

4 April: Non-residential training interview day

Send your prospective ordinands considering training without relocating to learn more about dispersed learning at Trinity.

To register for either event, contact admissions@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk or 0117 968 0254.

Recent news

Student blog: When God speaks through community.

January spirituality retreat day, through the eyes of our students.

During a plenary week, Trinity students reflect on race and the church.





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 […]