Posts from November 2017

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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

by OMC
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

by OMC
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

by OMC
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 […]