Information for vocational and discernment directors

If you work in a Church of England diocese to help guide those considering ordination, we want to supply you with helpful information about what we offer.

We plan regular events for vocational and discernment directors, so that you can meet and hear from the college’s leadership, visit with ordinands studying here, and experience aspects of student life at Trinity. For more information about these events, please email alison.branston@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk.

DDO Newsletter

Trinity emails a DDO Newsletter three times a year to help connect the dioceses with recent happenings and current information from Trinity.

If you would like to begin to receive this newsletter, or if you have any questions or feedback to share that could help us better serve you and the candidates you advise, please email alison.branston@trinitycollegebristol.ac.uk or 0117 968 0205.

Read recent issues below:

Spring/Summer 2020

Winter 2020

Autumn 2019

Spring/Summer 2019

Winter 2019

Autumn 2018

Spring/Summer 2018

Winter 2018

Autumn 2017

Spring/Summer 2017

Winter 2017

Autumn 2016

Spring/Summer 2016

Winter 2016

Autumn 2015

Latest blog posts

COVID-19 update (Sept 2021)

Briefing for students  We are glad to confirm that we will once again be meeting in person in College from September and look forward very much to it. This briefing is intended to give us a common understanding of how to act to protect one another as we emerge out of national COVID restrictions.  Our […]

Operations Manager appointed – Alison Branston

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Branston as Trinity’s new Operations Manager. This role is a new senior role within the organisation that will allow us to grow and develop the college in new ways. We are shifting around the way our senior management structure works to facilitate this. The Ops Manager […]

Summer reads

We asked the faculty what are they reading this summer and what they would recommend. Here is what they said: Donna Lazenby: After Whiteness: an Education in Belonging, by Willie James Jennings A Promised Land – Barack’s Obama (autobiography) Jamie Davies: Macaskill, Grant. Living in Union with Christ: Paul’s Gospel and Christian Moral Identity (Baker […]

New reads: Joshua by David Firth

Our tutor in Old Testament David Firth’s new book “Joshua” is a commentary on Joshua aimed at those interested in the significance of the book in contemporary practice. Why Joshua? David was approached by the series editors to write this having known of his passion to better understand scripture and his experience with Joshua from having […]