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

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Our Annual Meeting this year will be on Wednesday 5th April. Coffee and cake from 7.00pm, meeting starts at 7.30pm. We are looking for nominations for Churchwardens, Deanery Synod representatives and PCC members.  Forms are at the back of church.  Please leave completed forms in the Vicar’s pigeonhole or deliver to the Vicarage before Wednesday.

From the Vicarage: April

“We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song” So wrote Augustine of Hippo about 1,600 years ago. Augustine was an early Christian theologian, philosopher and bishop whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. Alleluia is a Hebrew word meaning ‘Praise God’, but what does it mean to be an […]

Mission of the Month: Barnabas Fund

Never Alone The disciples were despondent. They were anxious. They faced an uncertain future. The Jesus who had walked with them and talked with them had died and in His risen life He had continued to walk and talk with them. But now He was to leave them, and they faced the prospect of life […]

Easter 2017

Celebrate Easter with the Portsdown Cluster Maundy Thursday: April 13th 7.00pm – Holy Communion at Christ Church Good Friday: April 14th 10.00am – Walk of Witness at Christ Church (followed by hot cross buns) 10.00am to 12.00pm – Easter Fun at CoGS (Fun for all the family with food, games, crafts, egg hunt and more…) […]

Stewardship Promoter

The PCC would like to appoint a Stewardship Promoter.  This is a volunteer position to work alongside the Vicar to encourage and enable financial giving at Christ Church.  This will involve: arranging an annual review of giving thanking givers personally each year for their generosity promoting the Parish Giving Scheme as the most efficient way […]

From the Vicarage: March

‘If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb’. So goes the old saying. We’re supposed to start the month with wintery winds and end with springtime serenity. We’ll see. What we can be sure of this year is that the start of March coincides with the start of Lent. […]

Upcoming Special Events

Apr
29
Sat
10:00 am Safeguarding Training
Safeguarding Training
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
There will be a training session on safeguarding adults on 29th April from 10.00am to 12.00pm. This will be led by Revd Andy Wilson in church. All pastoral visitors, Good Neighbours volunteers and PCC members[...]
Jun
7
Wed
1:45 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jun 7 @ 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
 
7:30 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Jun
21
Wed
1:45 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jun 21 @ 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
 
7:30 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Jul
5
Wed
1:45 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jul 5 @ 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
 
7:30 pm LYCiG
LYCiG
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 

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