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.


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Mission of the Month: The Children’s Society

Our mission of the month for December is The Children’s Society. The Children’s Society “fight child poverty and neglect, and help all children have a better chance in life”.     To see more about what The Children’s Society do click here.

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Toy and Gift Service

On Sunday 6th December, we will be collecting toys, games and toiletries for families supported by the Roberts Centre, and pyjamas, shower gel, socks and chocolates, for teenagers supported by All Saints Hostel. Please do consider what you can give.  Every little counts!

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Advent Fayre 2015

Well done to everyone that helped run such a positive Advent Fayre. It was lovely to welcome so many people from our community into Christ Church.


Remembrance 2015

Following today’s thoughtful remembrance service, here are some of the photographs that show the service. Thank you to everyone that attended and whom made it such a special service, in remembrance of those that have given their lives for us.

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From the Vicarage: November

Every year at Christ Church we hold a Gift Day.  This is an opportunity for members of the church to give financially to the work of the church above and beyond their regular weekly or monthly giving.  Financial giving is an important part of the Christian life and is seen as a response to God’s […]

Mission of the Month: Simeon’s Trustees

The trustees take their name from Charles Simeon who was born in Reading in 1759.  He became a zealous evangelical Christian whilst studying at Kings College, Cambridge University.  Cambridge was very different from today.  It was a county town, poorly appointed, with no street lights and carriages could only move with some difficulty even on […]

Upcoming 'Special' Events

9:00 am Advent Quiet Morning
Advent Quiet Morning
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Worship, reflection, activities and quiet. Please sign up at the back of church.
10:30 am Christingle
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
7:00 pm Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We would love to see you at our annual meeting, sharing the highlights of the past year and our plans for the future. Coffee will be served from 7.00pm, with the meeting starting at 7.30pm.
all-day New Wine
New Wine
Jul 23 – Jul 29 all-day
To book or for details, speak to Jacqui Wilson. Bursaries towards the cost are available. For more information see https://www.new-wine.org/summer-16.