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The Gift of Knowledge

by OMC

This was the title of a seminar held in Darling Street Methodist Church on Thursday, 8th February to explain the changes in Data Protection Legislation coming into law on 25th May 2018.  Omagh Methodists, represented by Derek Graham, Jim McBain and Kenneth Strong, heard the acting Secretary of Conference, Rev Ross Hart, deliver a 90 minute […]

Men’s Breakfast Group & MAF

by OMC

On Wednesday 24 January the Men’s Breakfast held an open meeting in the church at 8.00 pm to which it welcomed men and women from our own and neighbouring churches to hear speakers from the Mission Aviation Fellowship – M.A.F.   Rev Eleanor opened with prayer, following which Mr Eddie Byrne sang a number of sacred […]

M.W.I. visit Harold McCauley Home

by OMC

On Sunday 21 January 18 members of the MWI, and 3 male voices, formed a Praise Group that visited the Harold McCauley Nursing Home in Omagh for a Service which has become an annual event in the MWI Calendar.  With the residents seated comfortably in the lounge the group presented a programme of familiar hymns […]

T.O.M. (Team on Mission)

by OMC

The Omagh and Fintona Circuit was delighted to host the TOM Team for a week from Saturday 13th to Saturday 20th January.  “Team on Mission” is the Methodist’s Church’s gap year programme for 18-25 year olds.  Its mission is to answer the call of Jesus to love God and others and make disciples.  The TOM […]

Prayer Room

by OMC

At 11.00 am on Wednesday 17th January 2018  Omagh Methodist Church embarked upon a 24 hour Prayer vigil.   Twelve prayer stations were set up in the Peter Good Hall by Rev Eleanor and Gareth Hayden.    Thoughtful displays reflected different challenges on our journey of faith.  The Prayer Room was supervised by the visiting T.O.M. […]

Covenant Service

by OMC

On Sunday 7 January 2018 Rev Eleanor conducted the annual Covenant Service. The beautiful words of this service in the Methodist Worship Book allow participants to put the old year behind them and refresh their faith ahead of challenges in the coming year.  Rev Eleanor took as her text Luke Chapter 9, verse 62 in […]

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 […]