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.


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New book from Trinity alumnus on the Church of England and racism

An Anglican priest based in Manchester, Revd A.D.A. France-Williams is the author of Ghost Ship: Institutional Racism and the Church of England, which is available beginning today from SCM Press. Below he shares some thoughts about an ambiguity that exists in the country and the church for its black and minority ethnic members. So there […]

Giving a night a week to learn more about God

Having tried my hardest to give up RE GCSE at school I never would have predicted I’d end up studying theology, ministry and mission at university level, but God had other plans.

Telling the stories of God’s faithfulness

Our family would not be at Trinity College Bristol today, where Justin has been teaching Christian doctrine for eight years and I’ve helped with the college’s communications work for five, apart from the faithfulness of God. As I’ve watched the world shift under all our feet, it helps me to remember that. In Joshua 4, […]