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.


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.

From the Vicarage: December

For the last six months my time has been divided as I have served a half-time secondment as Interim Minister in the parish of Warblington with Emsworth, whilst continuing my ministry at Christ Church. Warblington with Emsworth has two churches. Thomas à Becket, Warblington has very traditional services, so I have been singing Matins and […]

Mission of the Month: The Children’s Society

From the Children’s Society Right now, in Britain today, there are children and young people who feel scared, unloved and unable to cope. They feel alone in the world, like they just don’t matter. This is a lonely place for them, where it is easy to feel overwhelmed. These are the children and young people […]

Advent Fayre 2017

Less than two weeks to go to our big community event! Lots to see and do plus admission is free! Please share with your friends – It’ll be lovely to see you all.

Farewell Max

The Revd. Max Cross was seconded to Christ Church for six months (from June to November 2017) to enable our Vicar, Revd Andy Wilson, to carry out a role elsewhere in the diocese. It has been great to have Max with us and we are grateful for his commitment and hard work during this time. […]

School Pastors

Photographed at Christ Church Portsdown on 15th November, are Roger Banks on the right, a member of Christ Church, and Revd John Mills who is one of the trustees of the Street Pastor and School Pastor organisation in Portsmouth. Roger, a trained School Pastor himself, is handing over a cheque on behalf of Christ Church Portsdown to […]

Upcoming Special Events

3:00 pm Family Carols
Family Carols
Dec 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
11:30 pm Midnight Communion
Midnight Communion
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:30 am
10:00 am Holy Communion
Holy Communion
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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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