Covid 19 - Coronavirus.


Our services in June are, of course, still subject to Covid regulations but visitors are very welcome.
For a list of all the services that are being held in the Ministry Area see Services and Events.


St Michael’s Church in Llanfihangel y Pennant is especially popular with visitors because of its location at the foot of Cadair Idris and close to Castell y Bere. It will be re-opened for visitors early in June – see the St Michael’s website for details.


The Annual Vestry Meeting for the Ministry Area will be on Friday 18 June at 10.30 am at St Cadfan’s, Tywyn. Anyone interested in the role of a particular church or in the work of the Ministry Area as a whole is welcome to join us.

Welcome to Bro Ystumanner, the Ministry Area of the Church in Wales at the southern tip of Snowdonia.

There are nine churches in the Area and we hope you will be able to visit at least one of them and join in our weekly services. All services are Anglican and bi-lingual, with English as the main language and some parts in Welsh. 

The Ministry Area comprises the coast between the Mawddach and the Dyfi, the Dyfi Estuary and the Dysynni Valley with Tywyn being the focal point.

For information about each church click on its photo


Ministry Team

The Bro Ystumanner Ministry Area is led by the Vicar, 

Revd Dr Ruth Hansford.  


Assisting her are:

Non-stipendiary ministers - Revd Nigel Adams,  
Revd Celia Adams
and Revd Christina ten Wolde 

Curate - Revd Steve Rollins and Deacon - Revd George Williams

and Readers - Meryl Gover and Sue Whitehouse.

More information can be found on the contact page of
the Newsletter.

Vision Statement

Thus says the Lord, ‘Stand at the cross roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way lies; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.’ Jeremiah 6:16a

Over the last year, we have been consolidating the structure of our Ministry Area. We have now registered as a Ministry Area with the Charity Commission, and find much blessing in sharing and working together in and across our churches.

You can download and read the background discussion to our Vision Statement in 'Catching The Vision'.

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