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The New Wine Training Centre in Bristol operate from Woodlands Church, a large and vibrant city-centre church seeking to ‘continually reproduce the life of Jesus.’ We work in partnership with our Woodlands Group of Churches, as well as other local churches across the city; each one offering great internship placements for the Discipleship Year.

Teaching (7hrs/wk)

Our theological teaching is delivered on a Thursday at Woodlands Church with a focus on discipleship, practical theology, leadership and ministry.

Internships (30hrs/wk)

Internships are offered at a number of local churches across Bristol. These will be in a variety of areas of church ministry that may include: youth work, student ministry, kids work, family outreach, social action, worship and media. Here is the current list of local churches that are offering potential internships for Discipleship Year Students. Click on the links to go to their websites:


£1000 course fees, payable at the beginning of the course. Part or all of these fees may be covered by the placement church.


Discipleship Year Interns are expected to find their own accommodation local to their placement church.


New Wine Discipleship Year
Woodlands Church
Woodland Road