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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 […]

Lent and Lunch 14.03.19

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On Thursday 14th March Omagh Churches Forum [OFC] hosted a “Lent and Lunch” event in the Strule Arts Centre for all who wanted to come and share in time of refreshment and reflection. On arrival guests were treated to tea and coffee and sandwiches. Once seated Rev Eleanor Hayden, Minister of Omagh Methodist Church, welcomed […]

Spring Synod 05.03.19

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North West District Synod of Methodist Church meeting in Omagh The North West District of the Methodist Church held its Spring Synod in Omagh Methodist Church on Tuesday 5 March.   Led by Rev. Eleanor Hayden, the District Superintendent, the ministers and lay representatives of the 6 circuits and 18 churches within the large North […]

Global Vision Service 24.02.19

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The North West and Lakelands District held their annual Global Vision Service in Omagh Methodist Church on Sunday evening 24th February 2019.   Rev Eleanor Hayden, District Superintendent of the North West District, welcomed the large congregation who heard two challenging speakers, Rev Dr Stephen Skuce and Rev Dr Barry Sloane speak enthusiastically about their […]

Men’s Breakfast 23.02.19

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On Saturday 23 February 21 men gathered in the Peter Good Hall for breakfast and fellowship.  The meeting opened with prayer and some songs of praise, led by Rev Sean Hanily.    The speaker was Mr Paddy Quinn from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, well known in the wider community as a leading […]

MWI Meeting 18 February 2019

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On Monday 18th February a record number of ladies attended the MW! Meeting in the Dick Bell Room. Ida and Sarah from the Child Evangelism Fellowship gave a very informative and interesting presentation, showing the work with children and young people in Lapland. The photograph shows our speakers with dolls dressed in National Costume.