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.

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Sept 2020 COVID-19 update

3 September 2020 This week we officially reopen our buildings to staff and tutors, and look forward to welcoming our new students for a modified Welcome Week from 12 September. We want to uphold the quality of the formation and education we provide, while operating within the parameters of what is safe and healthy, with […]

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, […]