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.


Rusty cutters (featured)

Rusty Cutters

Have you ever wondered who keeps the churchyard looking neat and tidy? The Rusty Cutters are hard at work in the churchyard every Wednesday. But, help is desperately needed in the growing season for operators of our strimmers. Whether that means just an hour each week, or whenever you can lend a hand. No previous […]

2016-08-20 Key Audit (featured)

Key Audit

If you hold any keys of any description for use in the church or church hall, please would you provide a list to Helen Love (Parish Administrator), so that we can make sure that our records are up to date. You can contact Helen in the following ways: Telephone: Leave a message on the church […]


Do Say Hello

As the new Curate (trainee Vicar) here at Christ Church for just two weeks, life will never be the same again. I have opened a summer Festival, I have met loads of lovely people, and generally began getting used to wearing a collar. I forgot it was on until a man I met in Costa […]


Mission of the Month: Street Pastors

Since I wrote twelve months ago there has continued to be significant growth, development and change at Portsmouth Street Pastors. This April saw the launch of School Pastors in Portsmouth and the appointment of Sandra Morgan as the coordinator. Sandra has done a great deal of work already and the new School Pastors are currently being […]

Summer Fesitval (featured)

Reflections on Summer Festival 2016

It seems amazing that this year’s event is finally over after all the months of planning. What a wonderful day we had on Saturday! The weather was dry and the sun shone, well for part of the day anyway. All the helpers worked so hard to make sure everything was ready in plenty of time […]

Upcoming Special Events

3:00 pm Film Outing: Ben Hur
Film Outing: Ben Hur
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
For more details see the following link. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155126432993858&set=o.399045730212548&type=3&theater
8:30 am Portsdown Cluster Women’s Breakfast
Portsdown Cluster Women’s Breakfast
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Guest speaker is Susie Templeton, Pioneer Ordinand in Portsmouth (and former member of Christ Church). Contact Jacqui Wilson for more information.
all-day Harvest Hoedown/Barn Dance
Harvest Hoedown/Barn Dance
Oct 8 all-day
We are going to have a Hoedown/Barn Dance to celebrate Harvest on Saturday October 8th. There will be live music and a Caller and delicious hot food!! We are hoping to keep the ticket prices[...]

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