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: August

August can sometimes be a time to stop and reflect. It may be a time to take things a little slower. Having said that, for some it will be a busier time than usual, perhaps because of the additional need to care for and/or entertain children. During the recent warm weather, there were times when […]

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 […]

Holiday at Home

“Holiday at Home” Wednesday August 8th 10.30am to 4.00pm The British Seaside comes to Crookhorn for one day only! If you can’t get away for a holiday then come along to CoGS for a fun day of Games and Crafts (incl. Bingo), a traditional Fish and Chip lunch, “End of the Pier” Show and a […]

Good Neighbours Needs You

Christ Church Good Neighbours Group needs a new Secretary. Could you help support the committee at four management meetings each year and at our AGM plus a little admin in between? If you are interested to find out more please speak to Sheila Gill. To find out more about what Good Neighbours does click here.

From the Vicarage: July

Since I wrote my piece for last month’s magazine, I have had the good fortune to have two, very different, weeks away. At the end of May, as you will see elsewhere in this magazine, a group of us from Christ Church, along with others from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn, and some […]

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 […]