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.


Centenary Celebration for Ladies

Join us at Christ Church for a meal and evening entertainment to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the women’s vote in England.

From the Vicarage: February

This year, for the first time since 1945, Ash Wednesday will be on Valentine’s Day. At first glance the two seem completely at odds with each other. In Cleveland, Ohio, for example, the church has suggested that schools hold their traditional Valentine’s Day dances a day early and combine them with a celebration of Shrove […]

Mission of the Month: Church Mission Society

In February we are supporting the Church Mission Society (CMS). Church Mission Society is a community of people in mission who want the world to know Jesus. To find out more about the Church Mission Society and the good work they do click here.

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.

Upcoming Special Events

7:00 pm The Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday 19th April at 7pm in church. There will be 5 vacancies for PCC members. The revision of the Electoral Roll will commence on Sat 10th March.
7:00 pm Quiz Time
Quiz Time
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Back by request. Same format as before, fish and chip supper or alternatives, BYO drinks, tickets £10 each available now!
8:00 am Christian Aid Big Brekkie
Christian Aid Big Brekkie
May 6 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Christ Church will be taking part again in this years Christian Aid Big Brekkie. Between 8:00-10:00 breakfast will be available in the Church Hall. More details to follow.
all-day Thy Kingdom Come
Thy Kingdom Come
May 10 – May 20 all-day
Christ Church is taking part in this year’s global wave of prayer. There are more details to follow but note the date.
11:30 am Royal Wedding Tea Party
Royal Wedding Tea Party
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Christ Church is hosting a tea party for the Royal Wedding and you are invited. We plan to serve tea and cake and invite you to bring your own lunch. We shall be screening the[...]
12:00 pm Summer Festival 2018
Summer Festival 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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