Community placement

All Trinity ordinands choose a 20- to 30- hour community placement to complete in their first year (in addition to a church placement that lasts for the duration of their programme).

Community placements help diversify your experiences of mission and ministry, while also helping you engage with people who are different from yourself, think theologically about what ministry looks like in a ‘secular’ context, and think about what role the church might play in partnership with other organisations. Community placements can be completed in a wide variety of contexts in Bristol or beyond.

Read about the students who completed community placements helping to feed and support marginalised and vulnerable people in Bristol, and another student who wanted to become involved in local bridge-building efforts between Muslims, Christians, and Jews.

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