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.


Susie updates (featured)

Hello From Bangladesh!

Read about Susie’s exciting work in Bangladesh, by clicking on the specific update below in which you are interested: Susie_Update_Week_1 Susie_Update_Week_2 Susie_Update_Week_3 If you feel that you can, please do pray for Susie, her colleagues and the work that they are completing out in Bangladesh.

St Anne (featured)

Good Neighbours’ Visit to St Anne’s Church

A group of Christ Church Portsdown Good Neighbour volunteers visited St Ann’s Church in HM Dockyard Portsmouth this afternoon.  We were welcomed by the Chaplain, had a talk about the history of the church from the Verger plus a cuppa and chat with of course… cake, made by Ivy and Rita.  A very interesting and […]

Summer Fesitval (featured)

Summer Festival @ Christ Church 2015

What a memorable day we had yesterday! We welcomed large numbers of our community who were entertained, shopped, enjoyed refreshments and all in beautiful sunshine. A really big thank you to everyone who helped or contributed in so many ways to such a wonderful day! We also raised much needed funds for the upkeep of […]

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Mission of the Month: Mission to Seafarers

Piracy, shipwreck, abandonment and separation from loved ones are just a few of the problems merchant seafarers face.  Around the world, The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million men and women who face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat. Mission to Seafarers work in over 260 ports caring […]

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From the Vicarage: July

As you may know, Jacqui and I have just returned from the Holy Land.  We visited several sites associated with the life and ministry of Jesus including Bethlehem, where Jesus was born, Nazareth where he grew up, Capernaum, where he lived as an adult and Jerusalem, where he was executed and where the risen Jesus […]

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Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fellowship

        Mountains.  Jungles.  Swamps.  Unrest.  No roads.  MAF overcome these barriers to help overcome poverty. Millions of people cannot access basic medical care, clean water, schools or receive the Good News of God’s love, simply because it’s too dangerous or time-consuming to reach them. MAF provide flights for 1,500 aid, development and mission […]

Upcoming 'Special' Events

all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 25 – Jul 31 all-day
12:00 pm Cluster Picnic
Cluster Picnic
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Everyone welcome! Bring your own lunch.
all-day Ride and Stride
Ride and Stride
Sep 12 all-day
Find out more at http://www.rideandstrideuk.org/.
10:30 am Mothers’ Union 80th Anniversary
Mothers’ Union 80th Anniversary
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Revd. Andy Wilson and Ven. Revd. Trevor Reader (Mother’s Union Chaplain) will be presiding. All are welcome to a buffet lunch after the service.
12:00 pm Advent Fayre
Advent Fayre
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
10:30 am Christingle
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am