Trinity News, Spring 2016
You can download a PDF of the spring 2016 Trinity News.
This issue includes:
- Hear from five of our full-time residential ordinands about how living in a Bristol neighbourhood while gaining intentional experiences in a local church under a mentoring vicar will help prepare them to better lead their own congregations (‘Residential’ at Trinity: When moving to college means living outside of your comfort zone).
- The key teacher for our School of Leadership Ian Parkinson explains why developing leaders is one of the best ways in which vicars can spend their time (‘Is Your Church Developing Leaders?’).
- How can we best share the stories of the Bible with children? A Q&A with Trinity missiology tutor and vice principal Rev Dr Howard Worsley (‘Sharing the Bible with Children’).
Over the weekend of 2-4 November, Trinity students were offered the opportunity to participate in a retreat to the Franciscan community of Hilfield Friary in Dorset. Eight students and missiology tutor Rev Dr Howard Worsley travelled there to join the resident community in their prayers, meals, and chores. ‘This trip, which we regularly organise as […]
Through Trinity College Bristol’s new dispersed learning track, ordinands have the option to train at Trinity without moving home. Dispersed learners can complete the Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission in two years or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology, Ministry and Mission in three years, both accredited by Durham University. Trinity’s dispersed learners […]
Last summer three Trinity students engaged in learning experiences that broadened their understanding of the global church, and what it can mean to be a Christian and to be a vicar. Ordinand Rebecca Heath-Taylor completed a placement in Harare, Zimbabwe with a charity called Cross-Over. Cross-Over aims to meet the educational needs of poor communities […]
This year, in allotting students’ jobs within the college community, the Student Exec has for the first time given three students the role of serving in a ‘Green Team’. This group will be working with college kitchen and properties staff to consider how the Trinity community can take practical steps to become more sustainable […]