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.


Light Party

The Christ Church Light Party is an opportunity for children (and parents) to have some fun. We have a disco, loads of fun and games, hot food and cold drinks and a goodie bag to take home. Do spread the word locally. Please pay on the door on the night but post on our Facebook […]

Wave of Light

Join us this Sunday here at Christ Church. Here you will find a space to just be. Light a candle, listen to music, pray. There is no spoken service just space. Use it as you feel you need it. ‘Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your […]

From the Vicarage: October

From the Curate… If recent statistics are to be believed, there are now more non-religious people than religious. 53% claim no religion, of those over 70% are 18-24. So, what should I feel about this as a Vicar in the Church of England? Is the death of religion imminent, should we prepare the obituary? Well […]


SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 7.00pm for 7.30pm CHURCH HALL Tickets £10 So, who doesn’t like a quiz? Most of us think we are good quizzers, so here’s your opportunity to prove it! We are holding a fundraising quiz at the end of September. For anyone who came to previous events, it will follow the same format. […]

From the Vicarage: September

As we move into September and the children return to school, we begin to pick up activities that we have put to one side for a while. In our church that means that a variety of smaller groups (like homegroups, Mothers’ Union and Who Let The Dads Out?) will start again. It is also a […]

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. […]