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.
Our mission of the month for December is The Children’s Society. The Children’s Society “fight child poverty and neglect, and help all children have a better chance in life”. To see more about what The Children’s Society do click here.
On Sunday 6th December, we will be collecting toys, games and toiletries for families supported by the Roberts Centre, and pyjamas, shower gel, socks and chocolates, for teenagers supported by All Saints Hostel. Please do consider what you can give. Every little counts!
Following today’s thoughtful remembrance service, here are some of the photographs that show the service. Thank you to everyone that attended and whom made it such a special service, in remembrance of those that have given their lives for us.
Every year at Christ Church we hold a Gift Day. This is an opportunity for members of the church to give financially to the work of the church above and beyond their regular weekly or monthly giving. Financial giving is an important part of the Christian life and is seen as a response to God’s […]
The trustees take their name from Charles Simeon who was born in Reading in 1759. He became a zealous evangelical Christian whilst studying at Kings College, Cambridge University. Cambridge was very different from today. It was a county town, poorly appointed, with no street lights and carriages could only move with some difficulty even on […]