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.

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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



Latest blog posts

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, […]