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 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. […]