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.

News

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Good Neighbours

  Good Neighbour volunteers enjoying coffee and cake after their annual meeting; feeling good about all the times they helped someone in the community last year – an increase of 38% over the previous year; such a great team and so willing to help where there is a need.   If you would like to […]

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Let’s Do Lent Together

Sundays in Lent Sunday morning services at 8.00am & 10.30am. God: covenant maker and keeper This Lent, we are exploring God’s covenant promises.  Do they apply to us now?  And if so, what difference does it make? Sunday 22 February – The covenant with Noah Sunday 1 March – The covenant with Abraham Sunday 8 March – The covenant […]

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40 Acts 2015: Do Lent generously

If everyone did one small generous thing every day, imagine how different your community/workplace/school/church would look. Join in the challenge and let’s ‘do Lent generously’! ‪ Find out more here.

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Home Groups

Would you like to know more about the Bible?  If so, why not attend one of our four locally-based groups who meet in homes for Fellowship, Prayer and Bible Study. For more information, contact Revd. Annie McCabe who will put you in contact with one of the Home Group Leaders. We are continuing through lent […]

Annie's pilgrimage (featured)

Ready to be a pilgrim too?

I never expected it to snow! Close to midnight, we landed. The plane had been delayed by the unusually bad weather. Gale force winds swept across Tel Aviv airport. That meant a very bumpy descent as the El Al pilot fought to bring the Boeing 747 down safely. We had arrived! 27 curates from the […]

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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 CMS click here.

Upcoming 'Special' Events

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 kindly contribute to either of these things. In[...]
Mar
7
Sat
10:00 am New Wine Women’s Day
New Wine Women’s Day
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We’d love to invite you to one of our 2015 Blaze Women’s Days. You can expect everything you’d expect from a New Wine event – fantastic worship, powerful talks and lots of time for ministry[...]
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 kindly contribute to either of these things. In[...]
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 kindly contribute to either of these things. In[...]
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 kindly contribute to either of these things. In[...]
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 kindly contribute to either of these things. In[...]
Apr
4
Sat
10:00 am Quiet Day
Quiet Day
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a quiet day in the beautiful peaceful surroundings of Chidham Chichester Harbour. Take some time out to be refreshed, listen to God and be ready to celebrate Easter!
Jul
25
Sat
all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 25 – Jul 31 all-day