Trinity College eNewsletter, Autumn 2016


A Tale of Two Parks

This autumn, 63 new full-time students and 17 new part-time students joined the Trinity community. Read one new student’s thoughts as he embarks on this challenge and considers how God can use anyone, just as they are.


Is Your Church Developing Leaders?

One of the key teachers for Trinity’s School of Leadership, Ian Parkinson explains why developing leaders within your congregation is more important than trying to complete an increasing list of ministry tasks.


Perspectives from a Part-time Student

‘At the close of my first year at Trinity, I want to trust God that I am here for a reason and not yearn for clarity as to what that reason is. I want to trust him that he will reveal his purpose and plan when he is ready.’ Read more from Kally Adderkin-Hall.


Upcoming Events

12 November 2016: Open Day for prospective students! Come and chat with our faculty, meet current students, and get a taste for what it can mean to study in community. For more information, contact Nicola Willcocks or phone 0117 968 0254.

16 November 2016: Join us for an evening listening to music and testimonials from the ex-prisoners impacted by Changing Tunes Ministries. Find out more.

10 December 2016: Join us to explore whether God may be calling you to church leadership, a pioneering ministry, or something else. Aimed at 16-30s. Find out more.


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 […]