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 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 […]

COVID-19 update (Nov 2020)

What’s been happening at Trinity through the autumn term? What will a second lockdown in England look like at college? [Read our current risk assessment] In developing our COVID response, Trinity has remained committed to the importance of learning in community and maintaining our physical community as much as we can whilst following safety precautions […]

Black History Month at Trinity

Our BAME student group has posted around college portraits and photos of significant Black Christians who have influenced faith across the UK–ten people from a variety of denominations and spheres of society. Each poster at college highlights a different person, along with a QR code so students can access an article to read more about […]

Theology, fantasy, and The Last Dragon Rider

Trinity student Luke Aylen has written a series of three older children/young adult fantasy adventure novels, the third of which (The Last Dragon Rider) comes out today. Here he discusses the book, fantasy literature, and theology.   Q: Can you tell us a little about yourself?  A: I’m often known as a serial-hobbyist and all-round creative. […]