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.

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Lent lunch (featured)

Lent Lunches

Our Lent Lunches begin on 13th February. The Mothers’ Union need your help to make soups and/or serve at the lunches. There is a rota at the back of church waiting for you to volunteer (please indicate the flavour of the soup, if you will be making). If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to speak with […]

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Christ Church Visitors

Christ Church Vistors are meeting on Thursday 4th Feb in the church at 7.00pm. All current visitors and anyone wishing to join the team of visitors is welcome. For more info please speak to Karina Golledge.

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New Wine Celebration

On 7th February the Portsmouth New Wine Network (which is led by Andy Wilson) are hosting a celebration service at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn. Coffee will be served from 6.00pm, with worship starting at 6.30pm. The guest speaker will be Mark Melluish, Senior Pastor of St Paul’s Ealing and regional Director of New […]

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New Wine Women’s Day

New Wine Women’s Day 2016 will be in Poole, on Saturday 12th March. Jacqui Wilson will be going and can take anyone interested in attending. The cost is £20 if booked by 12th February. Speak to Jacqui for more information, or by clicking here.

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Parish Giving Scheme

The Parish Giving Scheme is a new way to give financially to Christ Church. Please read the article in January’s magazine, pick up a purple leaflet from the back of church or speak to any member of the PCC. Being part of this scheme costs Christ Church nothing but brings great benefits, so please consider changing your […]

Prayer (featured)

Star Wars and the Lord’s Prayer

Star Wars movies, from 1977 to the present, dramatise the conflict between good and evil.  Drawing on themes from various religions and locating fictional events in an imaginary galaxy ‘long ago and far away’, Star Wars feature alien creatures, robots and the now famous Jedi who represent good, versus the Sith who are evil.  An […]

Upcoming Special Events

Feb
4
Thu
7:00 pm Christ Church Visitors
Christ Church Visitors
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CHRIST CHURCH VISITORS are meeting on Thursday 4th Feb in the church at 7pm. This is for any current visitors and anyone wishing to join the team. For more info please speak to Karina Golledge.
Feb
7
Sun
6:00 pm New Wine Celebration
New Wine Celebration
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
On 7th February the Portsmouth New Wine Network (which is led by Andy Wilson) are hosting a celebration service at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Coffee will be served from 6.00pm, with worship starting[...]
Feb
9
Tue
7:00 pm Pancakes and Prayer
Pancakes and Prayer
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On Tuesday 9th February (Shrove Tuesday) there will be pancakes in church at 7.00pm to start 24 hours of prayer finishing with the Ash Wednesday Communion service. Pick up details of the prayer day in[...]
Mar
12
Sat
all-day New Wine Women’s Day
New Wine Women’s Day
Mar 12 all-day
NEW WINE WOMEN’S DAY in Poole, Saturday 12th March, Jacqui Wilson will be going and can take anyone interested in attending. Cost £20 if booked by 12th February. Speak to Jacqui for more information.
Apr
14
Thu
6:00 pm Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We would love to see you at our annual meeting, sharing the highlights of the past year and our plans for the future. Coffee will be served from 7.00pm, with the meeting starting at 7.30pm.

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