Meet the Leadership Team


JP and Fidelma 087 9529907


Fidelma is a Science graduate from NUI Galway. She has worked as an Industrial Chemist and Part-time lecturer before giving up full time employments to be a home maker and mother to 5 children. Fidelma’s interests are crafts and crosswords. The church in Listowel began in their home and she heads up Women’s ministry in the church.


JP is a science graduate of NUIG and has worked as a Secondary School teacher in Science and Maths in a local school. He is also a graduate of the Irish Bible Institute obtaining a Masters in Applied Theology in 2015. He has a keen interest in hill walking and cosmology. He and Fidelma have jointly pastored the church from its beginnings.


Cyril and Gabrielle 083 8385787


Gabrielle Thomas was previously responsible for the work of caring for abandoned children in China associated with Caring for China’s Children (Ireland) and Vision for China (UK). She is a mother and grandmother with a heart for prayer and a desire to encourage women in their spiritual walk. Before joining the team in Listowel, Gabrielle was actively involved in King’s Church, Southampton, with ladies’ ministry and pastoral care.


Cyril Thomas worked in the areas of education and training before responding to the call of God to ministry in Hong Kong and China. He is a graduate of Nottingham University and the Salisbury & Wells Theological College and a former Fellow of the institute of Linguists, London. He chairs Disabled Child India (UK) and serves on the board of Caring for China’s Children (Ireland).



Tom GriffIn 083 4580283

Tom is from Ballybunion and when 26 years old he surrendered his life to Jesus. He worked as a psychologist in the Health Service in Ireland before going to Liverpool in 1991. There he worked in senior management in the care sector for 23 years. Tom is also the Director of Overseas Community Transformation for a mission organisation, Blessed to be A Blessing.  He returned to Ireland in 2015 and is currently completing his training in Gestalt psychotherapy. While in the UK he graduated in Bible Studies from Domata Bible School.



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