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Drive-in Service 29 Nov

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Drive-in Service Sunday 29 November 2020 On Friday 27th November, the Northern Ireland Executive imposed a two-week lockdown on all non-essential services in the Province in an effort to check the spread of the coronavirus.   The hope was that the “R” number would drop enough in the space of a fortnight to allow a relaxation […]

Shoe Box Appeal

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Christmas Shoe Box Appeal Each year Mrs Beverley Alcorn provides shoe boxes for members of he congregation to fill with Christmas Gifts for under-privileged boys and girls in other countries where there is need.  As usual there was a very generous response and this year 67 boxes were thoughtfully and generously filled.  The boxes were […]

Lewis Loughlin NI U16

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Lewis Loughlin selected for Northern Ireland Under 16 Football Squad On Sunday 25 October Rev Eleanor Hayden was delighted to include in her announcements the fact that Lewis Loughlin had been selected for the Northern Ireland Under 16 Football squad.  Lewis is a member of Omagh Methodist Church and the news was received with a […]

Pumpkin Floral Display

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Morning Service Sunday 25 October With Halloween fast approaching and pumpkins on sale, Victor Preston was inspired to create a floral display for the church service on Sunday Morning, 25 October.  As can be seen in the photo below he hollowed out a pumpkin to make a brightly coloured container which he filled with yellow […]

Hayden Family Baptism

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On Sunday 11 October Rev Eleanor had the joyful duty of baptising her grand-daughter, Rosie Daly, in the presence of her husband Gareth and Rosie’s paternal grand-parents, Mr and Mrs Daly.   Before the service got under way, Baby Rosie, showed that she has a very fine pair of lungs and Rev Eleanor was waiting anxiously […]

Bowling Club Trophy

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Omagh Methodist Church Bowling Club Rev Eleanor presenting Victor Preston with the Moffitt Shield which he won in a club competition.  The runner-up was Mark Orr who was Victor’s opponent in the final.   The Bowling Club is one of the few organisations to have got going again after the lockdown because the Peter Good Hall […]

Church Wedding

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On Friday 7th August 2020 Miss Alison Long married Mr Lee Alexander in Omagh Methodist Church.  The marriage service was officiated by Rev Eleanor Hayden in circumstances where restrictions imposed by Covid-19 limited guests to a few members from each family.  Among those in attendance were the bride’s grandparents, Billy and Elizabeth Campbell, members of […]

Togherdoo Drive-in

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Sunday 14 June 2020:  Drive-in Service at Togherdoo A wonderful gathering at Togherdoo for Morning Worship.   The service provided a happy and joyful experience for people to meet and greet all in a safe controlled environment with the presence of God to encourage our hearts and lift our spirits. The Mills family ready for […]

Drive-in Service 31.05.20

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Sunday 31 May 2020 – Drive-in Service On Sunday 31 May after 10 weeks of lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, members of Omagh Methodist Church assembled in their car park at 11.00 am for a “Drive-in” Service. As cars arrived, they were directed to parking spaces from which drivers and passengers would have a […]

Days of Elijah

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The Story behind the Days of Elijah  The mighty praise piece “These are the days of Elijah” was written by Belfast man, Robin Mark, in 1994 at a time when many Christians felt they were living through dark times.   It is a song of hope, as uplifting in the days of Coronavirus as it […]