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New Connexional Structures

by OMC

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

by OMC

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

by OMC

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

by OMC

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

by OMC

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

by OMC

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

by OMC

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.

Hanna Pollock Christened 10.02.19

by OMC

On Sunday 10th February Rev Eleanor welcomed members of the Pollock and McQuade families, gathered for the Christening of baby Hanna Elizabeth, first child of  Lee and Holly Pollock.    Four generations were present to celebrate the occasion – Great Grandparents, Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts, Cousins and friends – to the extent that Rev Eleanor at one […]

Men’s Breakfast Evening Event 24.01.19

by OMC

On Thursday 24th January 2019 some 60 men gathered in the Church for a service at which the special speaker was Michael Kelly, Managing Editor of The Irish Catholic. Michael is well-known in the Omagh community. He was born in the town and educated at St Patrick’s High School before progressing to Maynooth College where […]

Food Hygiene Course

by OMC

The word hospitality brings to mind tables filled with tray-bakes, sandwiches, pots of good coffee and tea. Being hospitable, in our understanding, means to be gracious with our welcome, gifted at creating an atmosphere that invites community and relationship building. Everyone appreciates this kind of hospitality, and it is an important aspect of serving others. […]