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.

News

Lent Course

‘To all who received him … he gave power to become children of God.’ (John 1.12.) This raises big questions. Aren’t we all children of God anyway? Just how can we receive Christ? What does it mean to have ‘a relationship with God’? In a course crammed with discussable questions, John Young teases out from […]

Lent Lunches

Beginning on Saturday 4th March, we will be holding lunches weekly, in the Church Hall, for six consecutive weeks. As always, we really would appreciate any help you may be able to give at the lunches and by donating home-made soups. If this is something you may be able to do, please sign the form at […]

From the Vicarage: February

Some thoughts from our curate…… After she woke up, a woman told her husband, “I just dreamed that you gave me a pearl necklace for Valentine’s day. What do you think it means?” “You’ll know tonight,” he said with a cheeky smile. That evening, the man came home with a small package and gave it […]

Mission of the Month: Church Mission Society

In February we are supporting the Church Mission Society (CMS). Church Mission Society is a community of people in mission who want the world to know Jesus. To find out more about the Church Mission Society and the good work they do click here.

From the Vicarage: January

The start of a new year is always a time for making plans and maybe a few resolutions. At Christ Church we will be spending some time thinking about the future direction of our church as we follow a course called Leading your Church into Growth. This will help us to look at what we […]

Mission of the Month: Leprosy Mission

  The Leprosy Mission International is a leading international non-denominational Christian organisation, with over 130 years experience in leprosy work.  Their aim is to eradicate this disease completely and give hope and renewed life to leprosy sufferers through education, rehabilitation, medication, surgery, physiotherapy and loving Christian care. Anil is seven years old and lives in […]

Upcoming Special Events

Mar
25
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
LENT LUNCHES: Beginning on Saturday 4th March, we will be holding these weekly, in the Church Hall, for six consecutive weeks. As always, we really would appreciate any help you may be able to give[...]
6:00 pm Building Celebration
Building Celebration
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Nibbles and drinks reception to celebrate the opening of the new entrance, toilets and what has been achieved. Everyone welcome. Signup sheet at the back of church.
Mar
27
Mon
9:30 am Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Mar 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
See the link below for more details: http://christchurchportsdown.org/2017/02/19/lent-course/
Mar
28
Tue
7:30 pm Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For more details use the link below: http://christchurchportsdown.org/2017/02/19/lent-course/
Apr
1
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
LENT LUNCHES: Beginning on Saturday 4th March, we will be holding these weekly, in the Church Hall, for six consecutive weeks. As always, we really would appreciate any help you may be able to give[...]
Apr
3
Mon
9:30 am Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
See the link below for more details: http://christchurchportsdown.org/2017/02/19/lent-course/
Apr
4
Tue
7:30 pm Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Lent Course ‘Receiving Christ’
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For more details use the link below: http://christchurchportsdown.org/2017/02/19/lent-course/

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