Welcome to Christ Church Portsdown
We are a friendly, evangelical, Anglican church who have been serving the Widley, Purbrook and Cosham area on the edge of Portsmouth for over 130 years. Services range from contemporary band-led worship to the occasional prayer book sung evensong, with much in between.

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Lunch (featured)

Neighbourhood Lunches

Well done Linda, Roy and the whole Christ Church neighbourhood lunch team! Great Burns Supper!  Fab’ food, good company and lots of laughs. Find out more about our neighbourhood lunches by clicking here.

From the Vicarage

The start of 2015 will not be the same as any other year for me.  From January to March I am taking what used to be called ‘Sabbatical’, but now in the church is called ‘Extended Ministerial Development Leave’.  It comes about half way through my time in full-time church ministry.  I was ordained 15 years ago and, all […]

Leprosy mission (featured)

Mission of the Month: Leprosy Mission

  The Leprosy Mission International is a leading international non-denominational Christian organisation, with over 130 years experience in leprosy work.  Their aim is to eradicate this disease completely and give hope and renewed life to leprosy sufferers through education, rehabilitation, medication, surgery, physiotherapy and loving Christian care. Dipak, from Nepal, has been undergoing treatment at […]

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Message from the Vicar

A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR TO ALL Andy & Jacqui would like to thank everyone for their Christmas cards and good wishes received at the Vicarage.  Andy will be taking time out of parish ministry from 1st January to 31st March 2015 as he takes his Extended Ministerial Development Leave. During this […]

Lord has come (featured)

Christmas Day 2014

The angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid.  I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.  This will be a sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped […]

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Christmas Services

Only two more sleeps before Christmas Day!  We warmly welcome you, bring your friends and family and let’s get Christmas started!!! Our services over the next couple of days: Christmas Eve 10.00am – Holy Communion 3.00pm – Family Carols 11.30pm – Holy Communion for Christmas Christmas Day 8.00am – Holy Communion 10.00am – Family Communion

Upcoming 'Special' Events

Jan
30
Fri
7:30 pm Guest Talk
Guest Talk
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm
Hear Ian McCormack’s remarkable testimony. Contact Pauline Letters for more details.
Jan
31
Sat
8:30 am Women’s Breakfast (CoGS & Christ...
Women’s Breakfast (CoGS & Christ...
Jan 31 @ 8:30 am
To help with catering numbers, please sign the sheet at the back of the church.
Feb
21
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Feb
22
Sun
10:30 am Paraguay Mission Partner Visit
Paraguay Mission Partner Visit
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am
Paraguay Mission Partner Visit @ Christ Church Portsdown | Waterlooville | United Kingdom
Peter and Sally Bartlett, our new Mission Partners in Paraguay, visit the 10.30am service. “Peter and Sally served as SAMS mission partners in Bolivia from 1992 to 2005 where they firmly established the congregation of Cristo el Salvador.  They then[...]
Feb
28
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Mar
7
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Mar
14
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Mar
21
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Mar
28
Sat
12:00 pm Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mothers’ Union Lent Lunches
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm
Donations of home-made soup and people willing to help would be much appreciated.  Please sign up on the rota at back of the church if you could contribute to either of these things. Thank you.
Jul
25
Sat
all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 25 – Jul 31 all-day