Welcome to Christ Church Portsdown
We are a friendly, evangelical, Anglican 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.


That's Solent (featured)

Good Neighbours TV Interview

Christ Church Portsdown Good Neighbour Scheme to feature on local TV news programme Following our recent publicity campaign, including the Open Day at The Hampshire Rose last month, we were excited to be approached by a producer from “That’s Solent”, a local freeview TV channel, who had seen one of our posters and who was […]

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Annie Moving On

Annie’s final Sunday at Christ Church will be Sunday 3rd May.  Annie will preside and preach at both services on that day and in the afternoon there will be a farewell picnic at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. If you would like to contribute towards a farewell gift, please give donations to Andy or Jacqui clearly […]

Spring flowers (featured)

A Beautiful Site

I often find myself walking through the grounds of the church and marvel at the beauty of the world around us.  Here are a few shots of spring that grace our footsteps through the church yard.

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Mission of the Month: Barnabas Fund

Barnabas Fund serves the suffering Church.  It provides practical help to strengthen and encourage the Church in many different ways. “The mission of the Barnabas Fund is to support Christians where they are in a minority and suffer discrimination, oppression and persecution as a consequence of their faith. Our goal is to strengthen Christian individuals, […]

From the Vicarage v2

From the Vicarage

The start of 2015 has been different from any other year for me.  From January to March I was privileged to be given a break from my regular ministry for a time of Ministerial Development – what we used to call a sabbatical. So, what have I been up to? The aim of this time […]

Taize (featured)

Pilgrimage to Taize

Portsmouth Diocesan is involved with this again this summer. Anyone between 15-29yrs is welcome to apply, but spaces are limited. Please talk with Annie if this is something which may interest you.   Read more about the Portsmouth Diocese pilgrimages here.

Upcoming 'Special' Events

9:00 am Cluster Women’s Breakfast
Cluster Women’s Breakfast
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am
Come and enjoy breakfast, worship, talk and prayer. Please sign up at the back of church if you are interested in attending. Thank you.
7:30 pm Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm
Everyone welcome. Please meet in the church.
all-day Christian Aid Week
Christian Aid Week
May 10 – May 16 all-day
10th to 16th May 2015 Christ Church will be organising house to house collections again this year. We know Jesus challenges us to love our neighbour.  Christian Aid gives us the chance to help our[...]
6:00 pm Annie’s Licensing
Annie’s Licensing
May 24 @ 6:00 pm
Annie will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of St Luke and St Peter, Southsea at 6.00pm on Sunday 24th May at St Luke’s Church, Greetham Street, Southsea, PO5 4LH. All are invited.
all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 25 – Jul 31 all-day
all-day Mothers’ Union 80th Anniversary
Mothers’ Union 80th Anniversary
Oct 18 all-day
Revd. Andy Wilson and Trevor Reader (Mother’s Union Chaplain) will be presiding. Cake and refreshments are planned.