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.


Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir

On Saturday 22nd November Christ Church hosted a concert by The Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir.  The audience were treated to an extensive repertoire of music ranging from Gloria and Ave Maria to a medley of songs from the musical “Oliver”.  The concert was enjoyed by all and over £650 was raised for the Building […]

Featured (advent)

Advent Fayre

Come and get ready for Christmas!!  We would love to see you there.  Click on the picture to the left to see more.  

Church Hall Painting

On Friday 14th November a working party from SSE will be decorating the church hall. If you have any equipment you could lend for the day (dust sheets, paint brushes, rollers, etc.) please contact Jacqui Wilson. We may also be looking for help to finish off the job, particularly working at height.

Featured (remembrance)


In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In […]

Mission of the Month: Simeon’s Trustees

Our mission of the month for November is The Simeon’s Trustees. The trustees take their name from Charles Simeon who was born in Reading in 1759.  He became a zealous evangelical Christian whilst studying at Kings College, Cambridge University.  Cambridge was very different from today.  It was a county town, poorly appointed, with no street […]

Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir

Come and hear the choir in concert at Christ Church Portsdown on Saturday 22nd November at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 each and includes a glass of wine. More information if needed is available from Diana Hutchins.

Upcoming 'Special' Events

12:00 pm Advent Fayre
Advent Fayre
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
7:30 pm ‘I Want To Explore My Faith Furt...
‘I Want To Explore My Faith Furt...
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Come and find out more about a new “I want to explore my faith further” group. More details from Annie.
all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 25 – Jul 31 all-day