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Easter Floral Displays

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Easter Floral Displays Our thanks to Mr Victor Preston for making these lovely Easter Displays and presenting them so attractively outside the church for all to enjoy and appreciate.  Photos by Mrs Rhona Alcorn.      

Drive-in Services Resume

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07 March 2021 -Drive-in Services resume Throughout the second lockdown after Christmas 2020 there was an expectation that services inside the church might resume in March.  However, the “R” number for Coronavirus infections stayed stubbornly high right through February, resulting in the Stormont Executive announcing an extension of the lockdown until the beginning of April […]

Welcome Rev Leah McKibben

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Welcome Rev Leah McKibben I’m looking forward to joining you on the Omagh Circuit this summer! Let me tell you a bit about myself… I am currently in my second year of the formation programme for ordained ministry in the Methodist Church in Ireland. I have been doing a Masters in Theology, Ministry and Mission […]

Christmas Morning 2020

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Christmas Morning Service 2020 The family service at 9.30 am on Christmas Morning in Omagh Methodist Church was badly affected by the latest round of restrictions introduced to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.    Mindful of  repeated Government entreaties to stay at home over the festive period fewer than 20 members of the congregation […]

Drive-in Service 06.12.20

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Drive-in Service Sunday 6 December 2020 On Sunday 6 December Omagh Methodist held its second Drive-in Service in the second period of lockdown on the second Sunday in Advent. It was well supported with some 18 cars in the carpark and a few hardy folk standing in “The Gallery”, that is behind the raised wall […]

Christmas Toys Appeal

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Salvation Army Christmas Toy Appeal What a wonderful response!! A very big thank you for the amazing generosity in responding to the Toy Appeal from the Salvation Army. We are so touched and grateful for the overwhelming support that has been provided in past years in terms of the Annual Christmas Family Appeal and this […]

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 […]