Trinity College eNewsletter: Autumn 2017


Meet our newest tutor

This autumn we are excited to welcome Tutor in Pastoral and Ministerial Studies Rev Dr Helen Collins, who will oversee student placements, teaching pastoral theology and some aspects of Anglican formation. Read a Q&A with Helen here.


Learning to disagree: gender and sexuality

During plenary week, Trinity students provided one another with the space to have honest conversations, loving one another by listening with respect and humility, while maintaining a concern for biblical faithfulness. Read more.


Other news items:

  • New Foundation Award programme for part-time students
  • Listen to NT Wright speak about ‘The Royal Revolution’ during his visit to Trinity
  • Student blog: Learning to build bridges among Muslims, Christians, and Jews

Coming up


Beginning 31 October 2017

Introduction to the Bible: New Testament: Would you like to try just one class to deepen your understanding and application of the Bible? Consider trying this course on a Tuesday evening. For more information email or 0117 968 0253.

4 November 2018

Open Day for prospective students! Come and chat with our faculty and students, get a taste of what it could mean to study in community, and consider whether God may be calling you here. For more information, email or phone 0117 968 0254.

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 […]