Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ministry Rev Dr Pat Mollan
Rev Dr Pat Mollan was born in 1944 and educated at Richmond Lodge School and Belfast Royal Academy, where she met her husband Rab. They married in 1969 in St Columba’s, Knock and have three sons and one daughter, and now have eight grandchildren. Pat studied chemistry at Queen’s, gaining a PhD in physical chemistry in 1970.
She came to a living faith in 1984, and gained a 1st class honours BD from Queen’s in 1997. Pat and Rab were ordained side by side in Dromore Cathedral on 8th June 1997. She has served in the parishes of Aghalee, Glencraig and the Lecale Group before being commissioned as Deputy Director for Ireland, of the Church’s Ministry of Healing in April 2004. She is now Director of Ministry, The Church’s Ministry of Healing: The Mount.OR depending on how serious you want to be!
I am married to RAB and we have eight grandchildren. Come to think of it, I must have been a child bride – but no, we were in the same class at school, and I have to admit to being in my platinum years. (How come it doesn’t sound as good as the golden years?)
They say that life begins at forty, and I believe it certainly does. I learned to sail and to ski at forty, but it was also the year that I recommitted my life to Christ, so it truly became the start of new life. There followed the long process of questioning which eventually led to Belfast Bible College, Queen’s University, again, the Church of Ireland Theological College, and then ordination in 1997. I have served as curate in the parishes of Aghalee, Glencraig and Lecale before moving into the Healing Ministry, which has been a long term interest. My other life interest is mission.
I both sailed and skied, doing both for my own amusement, and unfortunately everyone else’s!
Rev Dr Pat Mollan was born in 1944 and educated at Richmond Lodge School and Belfast Royal Academy, where she met her husband Rab. They married in 1969 in St Columba’s, Knock and have three sons and one daughter, and now seven grandchildren. Pat studied chemistry at Queen’s, gaining a PhD in physical chemistry in 1970.
She came to a living faith in 1984, and gained a 1st class honours BD from Queen’s in 1997. Pat and Rab were ordained side by side in Dromore Cathedral on 8th June 1997. She has served in the parishes of Aghalee, Glencraig and the Lecale Group before being commissioned as Deputy Director for Ireland, of the Church’s Ministry of Healing in April 2004. She is now Director of Ministry, The Church’s Ministry of Healing: The Mount.
Church of Ireland, Member of the Select Vestry and Parishioner at St Finnian’s, Cregagh.
Interest in Healing Ministry:
My interest in the healing ministry goes back some 15 years regularly attending Interdenominational Divine Healing Ministries’ (IDHM) weekly service at St Finnian’s. For a number of years I have served this ministry as a member of its prayer ministry team. Currently I am also IDHM’s co-ordinator of its ’30 day’ intercessory prayer service. More recently I have felt called to an involvement with CMH-TM serving at its weekly healing service at St Anne’s Cathedral. I have also attended a number of CMH-TM in-house book clubs covering books by Francis MacNutt and Max Lucado. I am a strong supporter of closer co-operation between IDHM and CMH-TM.
Rev Prof RAB Mollan
Rab serves as Company Secretary and Site Maintenance Manager.
Rab Mollan is husband to Pat. He is an orthopaedic surgeon in medicolegal practice and also non-stipendiary priest. He is particularly interested in governance, and has Chaired CMS Ireland and Belfast Bible College in the past. He has been intimately involved in the development of the Church’s Ministry of Healing. He maintains the website, 162 and the garden.
Mrs Sally King DL
I grew up in the Middle East, and was educated in Hampshire from the age of 8, steeped in the Church of England. I moved to Northern Ireland from Hong Kong with my husband James and three sons to live at his family home in 1992. I joined our local church, Christ Church Kilmore where I have worshipped since and served as Parish Reader.
After three years at Belfast Bible College in the Women’s Study Fellowship and for a further year in Pastoral Care. I then trained to become a Diocesan Lay Reader being commissioned in 2018 in Dromore Cathedral.
I served on the Select Vestry for nearly 10 years, was part of the team running the renovation of the church and my husband built the church hall. I am the Pastoral Care co-ordinator and visitor, also the Safeguarding Trust Officer. I started a Puppet Ministry in our joint parish of Kilmore & Inch in 2014 and enjoy singing in our Choir and Praise Group.
After a Prayer Ministry course with CMH-The Mount, the importance of the Prayer and Healing ministries became a fundamental part of my faith. I was invited to join the prayer team at Down Cathedral for the monthly Healing Service in 2007 and continue to serve and support this. I have lead and preached there and also at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. I was invited to join the CMH Diocesan Committee for Down & Dromore in 2011 and I am still in place.
My interests and hobbies include my family, now scattered around the world, my role as a Deputy Lieutenant for County Down, Tourism and beekeeping.
David Matchett Chairman
On the domestic front (with my long-suﬀering wife Mandy) our time ﬂows towards the families of our three married children comprising seven grandchildren and their multitude of pets (I keep my own sheepdog X to help here).
My working background in the public sector and my university studies contained a strong element of Training and Governance. Since retiring I took a BD (Hons) and am accredited in the Baptist Church with a Diploma in Pastoral and Theological Studies.
My ministry interests centre around contemplative prayer and in particular the application of spiritual direction/accompaniment within an Evangelical context.
Mr Wesley Dickinson Vice-Chairman
Wesley is a retired Manufacturing Optician and has been a member of Christ Church Lisburn for nearly 50 years.
He is actively involved in the church as chair of the Prayer Fellowship and the Missionary Prayer Fellowship. He is also a member of the Diocesan Synod and the General Synod.
He is a regular pastoral visitor with members of the church family and has previously held the position of Rector’s Church Warden and People’s Church Warden.
Revd Elaine Pentland
I have, for a long time, had a heart for prayer and as I journey on in faith and ministry have had the delight and continue to learn more of the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The Lord’s healing and release of the captives is an essential element of the mission and proclamation of the Gospel and something I desire to see more of and be involved in as I pray for the advancing of His Kingdom.
I am married with three children and two dogs. I enjoy books, music, coffee shops and when I can find it, solitude and silence.
Mrs Amanda Matchett
Mandy is a former teacher of Mathematics and a retired civil servant. She is a member of Holywood Baptist Church where she held the post of Church Secretary for seven years and, alongside her husband David, established and ran a Bereavement Support Ministry and a Contemplative Prayer Group. Her first loves are cooking, gardening and reading and, when not involved in the care of some of her nine grandchildren, enjoys spending time in Castlerock with her dog and husband. She brings a broad range of knowledge and skills to the Board including Project Management, Consultancy and Governance.