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.


From the Vicarage: June

Some of you will know of my passion for the ‘beautiful game’ of football. I usually try to keep it out of this column for the sake of those who aren’t interested, but this month I have given in. I hope you’ll bear with me for this occasional indulgence. The end of the football season […]

Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fellowship

            In today’s ‘connected world’, the irony is that never have so many people been so isolated. Flying onto desert and jungle airstrips, lakes and rivers, tracks and roads, MAF’s light aircraft and their mission pilots go the extra miles to provide a lifeline. Working in partnership with hundreds of […]

D Day Parade Service

Next Sunday 10th June at 10.30am we will be holding our Annual D Day Parade Service in memory of General Sir Miles Dempsey and his troops of 2nd British Army as commemorated in the church D Day Windows. Wednesday 6th June is the 74th Anniversary of the D Day Landings on the beaches of Normandy.

From the Vicarage: May

This month’s ‘From the Vicarage’ is more ‘news from the church’ than ‘views from the vicarage’, because there is a lot to report. At last month’s Annual Meeting, we said ‘thank you’ to Dave Fowler, who has completed seven years of service as our churchwarden, serving beyond the maximum time laid down in the Church […]

Mission of the Month: Christian Aid

Adapted from the Christian Aid website. Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless […]

Upcoming Special Events

10:00 am Veterans’ Breakfast
Veterans’ Breakfast
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Are you an Armed Forces Veteran? Would you like to get together with other like-minded Armed Forces Veterans? Come and join us for a Veterans Breakfast £4.50pp Places limited to 55 people To register your[...]
12:00 pm Summer Festival 2018
Summer Festival 2018
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New for 2018: A small mobile farmis visiting for children of all ages!Meet sheep, alpacas, chickens, ducks, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.
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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