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.
This is a Light Party for children between the ages 4-11. We will be serving food and drinks. We have a mini disco, crafts and marshmallows as well as glow sticks and messy crafts. Adults are invited to stay if you wish, we promise to look after you. Wear your brightest clothing or come in […]
At Christ Church, we place great importance on God’s work outside our own church. Each month, we concentrate on a different organisation or individual – we learn about their work and support them in prayer and finance. This means that at any one time we are focussed on one area of God’s work which we […]
This month at Christ Church we will be supporting The Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) as our Mission of the Month. A Brief History BRF is a Christian charity that started in January 1922 in an Anglican church in Brixton, where the vicar wanted to help his congregation, in his words, ‘to get a move on […]
You may have heard reports that there are not, or will not be, enough clergy to keep the Church of England running in the way it has done before. There is some truth in that. It would be easy to assume that this is because of financial cuts, but that’s not the principal reason. The […]
Bringing people to a living faith in Jesus Christ is at the heart of the Church Army’s ONE series, as we celebrate how God is impacting people throughout this nation and share their stories. Here, Jordan talks about his turbulent past, and how Jesus lifted him out of a life of drugs, crime and prison […]