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.


From the Vicarage v2

From the Vicarage: September

You may have heard reports that there are not, or will not be, enough clergy to keep the Church of England running in the way it has done before. There is some truth in that. It would be easy to assume that this is because of financial cuts, but that’s not the principal reason. The […]

Church Army (featured)

Mission of the Month: Church Army

Bringing people to a living faith in Jesus Christ is at the heart of the Church Army’s ONE series, as we celebrate how God is impacting people throughout this nation and share their stories.  Here, Jordan talks about his turbulent past, and how Jesus lifted him out of a life of drugs, crime and prison […]

Rusty cutters (featured)

Rusty Cutters

Have you ever wondered who keeps the churchyard looking neat and tidy? The Rusty Cutters are hard at work in the churchyard every Wednesday. But, help is desperately needed in the growing season for operators of our strimmers. Whether that means just an hour each week, or whenever you can lend a hand. No previous […]

2016-08-20 Key Audit (featured)

Key Audit

If you hold any keys of any description for use in the church or church hall, please would you provide a list to Helen Love (Parish Administrator), so that we can make sure that our records are up to date. You can contact Helen in the following ways: Telephone: Leave a message on the church […]


Do Say Hello

As the new Curate (trainee Vicar) here at Christ Church for just two weeks, life will never be the same again. I have opened a summer Festival, I have met loads of lovely people, and generally began getting used to wearing a collar. I forgot it was on until a man I met in Costa […]

Upcoming Special Events

7:00 pm Harvest Hoedown/Barn Dance
Harvest Hoedown/Barn Dance
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We are going to have a Hoedown/Barn Dance to celebrate Harvest on Saturday October 8th. There will be live music and a Caller and delicious hot food!! Come & have fun to celebrate Harvest with[...]
10:30 am Christingle
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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