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President’s Visit 05.05.19

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Rev. Eleanor Hayden, Superintendent of the Omagh and Fintona Circuit, welcomed Rev. Billy Davison, All Ireland Methodist President, and his wife Loraine to an evening praise service on Sunday, 5th May in Omagh.  Prior to the service Rev. Davison and his wife met some of the organists and those responsible for the music from the […]

New Members Reception 05.05.19

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At Morning Service in Omagh Methodist on Sunday 5 May 2019 Rev Eleanor welcomed everyone with a particular welcome for the friends and families of the three young persons who were to be received into full membership.   In the weeks prior to the service Emma, Lewis and Sarah had attended preparation classes in the […]

Congregational Meeting 2 May 2019

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Omagh Methodist Church held its annual Congregational Meeting on Thursday 2 May 2019 in the Peter Good Hall with some 40 persons present. Rev Eleanor Hayden, much encouraged by the good attendance, opened with prayer before inviting reports on all aspects of Church life. The Financial Report showed the Church in good shape with all […]

Mayne Sunday School Sponsored Walk

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The Members of Mayne Methodist Church with their minister Rev. Eleanor Hayden setting of on their annual Sunday School sponsored walk, held to raise funds for their building project. When they returned back at the church, they all enjoyed a sausage- sizzle provided by Gareth Hayden, which was enjoyed by all. The walkers expressed their […]

Lent and Holy Week 2019

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Throughout the period of Lent, from Ash Wednesday on 6th March to the start of Holy week on Monday 15th April, the congregations of Omagh Methodist and St Columba’s held joint services each Wednesday evening. Alternating between the churches, services on the theme of “Going for Growth” were led by Rev Eleanor Hayden, Rev Sean […]

Loida’s Spanish Meal 30.03.19

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On the evening of Saturday 30 March, the friends of Mayne were treated to an authentic Spanish meal prepared by Senor Gareth Hayden under the supervision of Senora Loida McFarland and her daughter, Maria.   Following Tapas for “starters” guests enjoyed delicious chicken and sea food paella before being treated to a creamy chocolate dessert […]

Local Preachers Service 24.03.19

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On Sunday 24 March Omagh Methodist Church hosted the North West Local Preachers final service. With the eight current Districts in Ireland due to reduce to three in July the Local Preachers in the North West District wished to celebrate their service as preachers before the District boundaries changed.  The Service was led by John […]

Men’s Breakfast 23.03.19

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The last Men’s Breakfast of the season was held in the Peter Good Hall on Saturday 23 March with 29 present. Having opened with prayer John Buchanan introduced Dean Houston as someone whom he had first met at a Public Service Training event 25 years ago. John recalled that at that event he had been […]

New Connexional Structures

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In June 2018 the Methodist Conference agreed that the eight current districts would be reduced to three and that each would have a full-time District Superintendent [DS].   The role of the DS is to provide oversight, leadership support and Connexional vision for the mission and ministry of Societies, Circuits and ministers. On Thursday 14th […]

Easter Week 2019

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ST. COLUMBA’S PARISH CHURCH & OMAGH METHODIST CHURCH LAUNCH OF EASTER WEEK MISSION A joint Week of Mission will be taking place in Omagh Methodist Church and St. Columba’s Parish Church from Monday 15th to Friday 19th April 2019 commencing each evening at 8.00pm.   Guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. Heather Morris from the […]