Welcome to our website for the Church of England parishes of Malpas, Threapwood, and Bickerton
The two Church of England parishes that form the United Benefice of Malpas, Threapwood, and Bickerton came together in 2011.
We seek to serve the people of this rural community and bring the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ to all who live within the area.
The Bishop of Birkenhead confirmed 16 candidates from Bickerton, Bickley and Malpas on Sunday 22nd March 2015.
SERVICES FOR HOLY WEEK 2015
Sunday 29th March Palm Sunday Tuesday 31st March8.00 am Holy Communion St Oswald’s 7.00 pm Stations of the Cross at St Oswald’s 9.30 am Holy Communion St John’s 9.30 am Parish Communion at Holy Trinity Wednesday 1st April 11.00 am Parish Communion at St Oswald’s 10.00 am Holy Communion at St Oswald’s 6.30 pm Evening Prayer at St Oswald’s Maundy Thursday 2nd April 7.30 pm Sung Eucharist of The Last Supper with vigil until 9.30 pm when Compline will be said (for all the Benefice at St Oswald’s) Good Friday 3rd April 10.00 am Morning service for Good Friday at Holy Trinity 12 noon Service at The Cross in Malpas 2.00 pm Last Hour at The Cross at St Oswald’s Easter Day 5th April 8.00 am Holy Communion St Oswald’s
9.30 am Holy Communion St John’s 11.00 am Parish Communion at Holy Trinity 11.00 am Parish Communion at St Oswald’s 6.30 pm Evening Prayer at St Oswald’s
We are very pleased that The Rev’d Canon John White, CVO, Canon Emeritus of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle and formerly Vice Dean of Windsor is joining us in the Benefice for Maundy Thursday (he will preach at the 7.30 pm service) and Good Friday (he will preach at Holy Trinity at 10.00 am and will lead the Devotional Service at 2.00 pm at St Oswald’s) and will also preach at St John’s at 9.30 am and St Oswald’s at 11.00 am on Easter Day.