Trinity College eNewsletter, Winter 2019

Trinity announces new principal

We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Sean Doherty will be our next principal. We made the announcement to students last week, with the opportunity to meet with Sean and his wife, Gaby, afterwards. Read more here.

Race and the Church

During a plenary week on diversity, three Trinity students shared personal reflections on their experiences of race and the church. Read more here.

Other News Items:

Coming up at Trinity

20-21 Feb: Church Leaders Course in Science and Faith

This two-day workshop run by the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is for for lay and ordained church leaders and for those in training from all denominations to enrich their understanding of the science-faith dialogue. For more information visit

11 June: Open Evening for Part-time Programme

Join us at at 7.15pm to find out more about our Tuesday evening part-time programme. The open evening is for people who would like to complete a Foundation Award or Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission. For more information, call or email Jo Norman: 0117 968 0253 or



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