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 almost 150 years. Our services are a relaxed mix of contemporary and traditional worship, to which all are welcome.


From the Vicarage: September

Gift Day 2018 Every year at Christ Church we hold a Gift Day. On the one hand this is a vital part of providing for the work and mission of our church. It is also an important opportunity for each of us to give thanks to God for the many blessings that He has given […]

Mission of the Month: Church Army

Church Army’s vision is for everyone, everywhere to encounter God’s love and be empowered to transform their communities through faith shared in words and action. A little more detail about Church Army, from their own website. We put our vision in place through following our DARE strategy. DARE has four objectives that underpin our work. […]

Ride and Stride 2018

Please could you could spare an hour or two to meet and greet participants visiting our church for this annual event? We hope to have the Church open on Saturday 8th September from 9.00am to 6.00pm.  By taking part yourself and visiting local churches, 50% of your sponsorship money goes to your nominated church. Please […]

From the Vicarage: August

August can sometimes be a time to stop and reflect. It may be a time to take things a little slower. Having said that, for some it will be a busier time than usual, perhaps because of the additional need to care for and/or entertain children. During the recent warm weather, there were times when […]

Mission of the Month: School Pastors

School Pastors is an initiative from the Ascension Trust, which is a Christian-based Charitable Trust, operating a successful national initiative known as Street Pastors since 2003. School Pastors was set up with the desire to assist schools with pupils who were experiencing difficulties with their school life. Established initially through a pilot scheme in South […]

Holiday at Home

“Holiday at Home” Wednesday August 8th 10.30am to 4.00pm The British Seaside comes to Crookhorn for one day only! If you can’t get away for a holiday then come along to CoGS for a fun day of Games and Crafts (incl. Bingo), a traditional Fish and Chip lunch, “End of the Pier” Show and a […]