Posts from 2017

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Church and Sunday School Carol Service

by OMC
Organ Pipes

On Sunday 17th December 2017 morning worship at 11.30 am took the form of a Carol Service for all members of the congregation, including the children of the Sunday School.   The church was beautifully decorated with a Christmas tree, an Advent Wreath and lanterns below the pulpit.  During the singing of the opening carol, Rev […]

Carol Singing at Springlawn Care Home

by OMC

On Wednesday 15th December a dozen members of the Church accompanied by Rev Eleanor and Bethany assembled at Springlawn Care Home to sing carols for the residents.  Before the service started Christmas greetings were conveyed from Omagh Methodist and all invited to join in. With Betty on the keyboard and the impromptu choir in good […]

Carol Service

by OMC

On Sunday 3 December 2017 a Carol Service, arranged by Omagh District Police Voluntary Welfare Support Group was held in the church. As the photographs show the church was beautifully decorated for advent with candles in the widows and a Christmas Tree beside the pulpit.  A magnificent floral arrangement  entitled “The Light of the World” […]

Young Luther

by OMC

Young Luther is the title of a one-act play written by Philip Orr and brought to First Omagh Presbyterian Church by Rev Jane Nelson.   Performed as a monologue it tells the story of the Young Luther’s struggle with the teachings of the church of his day and then his rejection of all that he saw wrong […]

Remembrance Sunday Wreaths

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War Memorial

Remembrance Wreath-laying, Sunday 19 November 2017 The discovery of a pipe bomb close to the Cenotaph on Sunday 12 November led to the postponement of the wreath-laying ceremony which subsequently took place on Sunday 19 November.  The large crowd observed a two minute silence at 11.00 am and watched on respectfully as wreaths were laid […]

Cenotaph Service 11th November 2017

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Poppy Sellers

At 11.00 am on Saturday 11th November 2017 a small crowd gathered at the War Memorial in Omagh to join in a national Act of Remembrance. Following a reading and prayers lead by Rev Eleanor and a passage by Richard Scott, Chairman, Omagh Branch Royal British Legion, a two minute silence was observed. A guard […]

Mayne Methodist Church celebrates 150 years

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Mayne Methodist

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November Mayne Methodist Church opened its doors for an exhibition celebrating 150 years of Mayne Primary School. When the school closed in 1985 it was acquired by the church and lives on as the Church Hall and Sunday School. Over the course of the weekend many former pupils were […]