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.


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 […]

From the Vicarage: January

At the start of a new year it is natural to look ahead and wonder what the new year will bring. We may have some plans that we are looking forward to seeing come to fruition. There may be some things that we’re less certain of, but are hoping for. Equally, there may be some […]

Can you help?

For Open the Book Team, as we are down to 4 people now. We rehearse on two Tuesdays then act the Bible story at Purbrook Infants  School on Wednesday morning, once a month. Please contact either Pat or June. Could you consider taking on the job of looking after the 13 War Graves in the main […]

From the Vicarage: November

Each November at Christ Church we remember. We remember loved ones lost and we remember lives given. On Sunday 4th November at 3pm we hold a quiet service which we simply call ‘In Loving Memory’. This provides us all with the opportunity to remember family members and friends who have died. Some who come to […]

Mission of the Month: Simeon’s Trustees

The trustees take their name from Charles Simeon who was born in Reading in 1759.  He became a zealous evangelical Christian whilst studying at Kings College, Cambridge University.  Cambridge was very different from today.  It was a county town, poorly appointed, with no street lights and carriages could only move with some difficulty even on […]

Upcoming Special Events

10:00 am Veterans’ Breakfast
Veterans’ Breakfast
Feb 9 @ 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 Christ Church, Church Hall, London Road, Portsdown PO6 3NB[...]
10:30 am Parade Service
Parade Service
Mar 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

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