Ordination Celebration at St Oswald’s, Malpas

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Parishioners gathered at St Oswald’s on Trinity Sunday to share celebrations with The Reverend Helen Molesworth following her Ordination to the Priesthood at Chester Cathedral. Helen is an Assistant Curate in the churches of St Oswald’s, Malpas, St John’s Threapwood and Holy Trinity Bickerton. Helen led her first celebration of Holy Communion joined by family, Read More …

Dixie or Me?

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What happens when a football loving man marries a football hating woman? Dave and Holly argue every weekend and many Tuesday nights. Dave’s friend Vicar Joe, cancels weddings if they clash with Wrexham’s home matches – which doesn’t go down well with The Bishop. It is the 1977 -78 season; Dixie McNeil is king – Bill Shankly Read More …

Rector’s Ramble Recommended

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Over 70 willing walkers turned out in the rain, from The Benefice of St Oswald’s Malpas with St John’s Threapwood and Holy Trinity, Bickerton and beyond, to take part in the Rector’s Ramble.  Covering almost 13 miles between them, Canon Davenport and Revd Helen Molesworth joined in fundraising fun, striding out along pathways, roads, fields Read More …

Rector’s Ramble… Are you ready?

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Are you ready to Ramble? Walk This Way! The Rector and Revd Helen invite you to sponsor them or come and join them on The Rector’s Ramble on Saturday 8thJune 2019 as they walk between Bickerton, Malpas and Threapwood Churches.   On a mission to share community spirit and raise funds for The United Benefice of Read More …

The Great Church Mouse Competition

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St Oswald’s Church in Malpas was infused with excitement and enthusiasm when over thirty-five youngsters gathered for The Great Church Mouse Competition.       The competition was inspired by 5-year-old Idris from Malpas who loves making models at home with his mum, Marie Lumb.  Keen for a mouse making competition for Idris, Marie approached Ian Read More …

Malpas 100 Years-On Stories

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Delighted with the success of Malpas 100 Years-On Commemoration Weekend – we share the stories we discovered through a year of immense hard work from so many people to commemorate Malpas history during World War One.   News story   May 2018   Dig out your war treasure for “MALPAS 100 YEARS ON” War Heroes Roadshow with Read More …