Who’s Who


Steve Trythall

Steve originates from Dunfermline, the historical capital of Scotland, and is a passionate Scotsman. He spent the first decade of his career as an engineer in the RAF and it was there in his teens that he was converted through the witness of other airmen. He has lived in North Wales since 1992 and he and Marian are the proud parents of 3 grown up children. Since retiring he has taken up a role with SIL who work in Bible translation, literacy, education, development, linguistic research and language tools.


Simon Brennan

Simon Brennan was brought up in Northern Ireland, and came to Christ in his mid teens through the witness of school friends and reading the Bible. Whilst at university he met his wife MaryRose, and they are the parents of four grown-up sons. After a few years working in Spain he and the family settled in Surrey where he taught at a boarding school. Having spent many summers in Criccieth, he and MaryRose moved here in 2020, and have been greatly blessed through being partners at CFC and their involvement in some church ministries. He enjoys music and watching sports.


Dave Newbould

Until his early 20s Dave chose mountaineering to be his first love. Then he met with Jesus and was led to use his mountain skills to guide others towards faith. From his 30s he was also involved in mountain photography, as well as the mountain guiding. He is now semi-retired. Dave is married to Ali, and they have 3 grown up children and 1 grandson. Dave still loves taking children and adults up into the mountains. His particular area of responsibility at CFC is mission.