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Family Service 27 November 2022

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A Family service was held in the church at 11.30 am on Sunday 27 November 2022.  It was very well supported with 91 persons of all ages present.  The short service was designed for children with Sunday school hymns and choruses and cartoon Bible stories on the screen.  It being the first Sunday in Advent, […]

Remembrance Sunday Youth

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Four young members of Omagh Methodist had the distinction of taking part in the Remembrance Sunday Services organised by the Omagh Branch of the Royal British Legion.  At the cross-community service held in Omagh Academy Assembly Hall, Leah Harkness and Jack Giles had the honour of presenting the presiding officer with a gift of poppies […]

Baby Anna Christened

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Mayne Methodist Church was the setting for the christening of baby Anna Simpson, in the loving embrace of four generations of the Hawkes family.  Present at this memorable event were baby Anna’s parents, Robert and Laura Simpson, her grandparents, Paul and Dorothy Hawkes and her great grandparents, Kyle and Betty Hawkes.  The baptismal service was […]

Remembrance Sunday 13.11.22

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Remembrance Sunday Omagh Methodist, 13 November 2022 A Remembrance Service was held in Omagh Methodist on Sunday 13 November, with Rev Eleanor Hayden presiding.  A Poppy Wreath was laid at the Church War Memorial by Mrs Sandra Rennie and Mr Jack Doonan led the congregation in the Ode to the Fallen.  The organist was Mrs […]

Men’s Breakfast 15.10.22

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The first men’s breakfast after the pandemic was held on Saturday 15 October at 9.00 am in the Peter Good Hall.  The event was well supported with more than 30 men from Omagh Methodist and neighbouring churches.    The good turnout from St Columba’s may have had something to do with the fact that the […]

Circuit Members honoured

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Two well-known members of the Omagh and Fintona Circuit, namely Mr Jerry Knight and Mrs Ethel McClelland, were honoured at a recent awards ceremony in Hillsborough Castle when they were presented with British Empire Medals, by the Lord Lieutenant of the County, Mr Robert Scott.  Their medals were awarded for outstanding community work over very […]

Omagh Harvest 2022

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Omagh Methodist Church Harvest Services 2022 Harvest services were held in Omagh Methodist on Sunday 2 October.  For the morning service the church welcomed back Rev Mervyn Ewing, accompanied by his wife Helena.  Both were active members of Omagh Methodist until when Mervyn was ordained and moved away to take charge of churches in other […]

Book of Condolence signed

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On Wednesday 14 September 2022 Rev Eleanor Hayden visited the MAPS office in Omagh to sign a Book of Condolence on the death of Her Gracious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.   Also present were His Grace the Duke of Abercorn [seated]and Mr Robert Scott, Lord Lieutenant of the County, standing next to Rev Eleanor.

Baby Oliver Barton Christened

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On Sunday 11 September 2022 Rev Eleanor Hayden had the pleasure of christening Baby Oliver Barton, infant son of David and Mandy.   As the photo below shows it was a real family occasion, perhaps made poignant by the fact that morning service began with a tribute to the memory of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, […]

Painting Party

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On Friday 2 September a small group of men from the church assembled with paint brushes to put an undercoat on the church railings.   Gordon Aiken assured his volunteers the job would only take a couple of hours, starting at 10.00am.  Having stopped for tea and buns at 1.00 pm, the job finished at 3.00 […]