Welcome to Christ Church Portsdown
We are a friendly, evangelical, Church of England 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.


From the Vicarage: January

Welcome to 2018! As we look to the year ahead we do so, as always, with an element of uncertainty. Some of us will have definite plans in place already – maybe a holiday, or a family wedding. Some of us from Christ Church are looking ahead to a visit to the Holy Land, others […]

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. Thanks to gifts left in Wills, Shudeepta can […]

Advent Fayre 2017

Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming more than a hundred people from the community for a variety of activities including talented singing, quality food, market stalls and a chance to meet an angel. Thank you to everyone that was involved in organising such a positive event.

From the Vicarage: December

For the last six months my time has been divided as I have served a half-time secondment as Interim Minister in the parish of Warblington with Emsworth, whilst continuing my ministry at Christ Church. Warblington with Emsworth has two churches. Thomas à Becket, Warblington has very traditional services, so I have been singing Matins and […]

Mission of the Month: The Children’s Society

From the Children’s Society Right now, in Britain today, there are children and young people who feel scared, unloved and unable to cope. They feel alone in the world, like they just don’t matter. This is a lonely place for them, where it is easy to feel overwhelmed. These are the children and young people […]

Advent Fayre 2017

Less than two weeks to go to our big community event! Lots to see and do plus admission is free! Please share with your friends – It’ll be lovely to see you all.

Upcoming Special Events

10:30 am Lighthouse Godly Play: Celebrati...
Lighthouse Godly Play: Celebrati...
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lighthouse’sGodly Play for children under 12. Start in church before moving to the hall. Thisweek – Celebrating miracles.
2:15 pm Mothers Union AGM
Mothers Union AGM
Feb 6 @ 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: For details see http://www.christchurchportsdown.org/hallusers/mothers_union.htm
12:00 pm Summer Fayre 2018
Summer Fayre 2018
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New for 2018: A small mobile farmis visiting for children of all ages!Meet sheep, alpacas, chickens, ducks, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.
all-day New Wine Summer Conference
New Wine Summer Conference
Jul 28 – Aug 3 all-day
NEW WINE SUMMER CONFERENCE: Andy and Jacqui (and hopefully a few others) will be attending the Conference at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, from Saturday 28th July to Friday 3rd August 2018.[...]

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