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.


Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fellowship

            In today’s ‘connected world’, the irony is that never have so many people been so isolated. Flying onto desert and jungle airstrips, lakes and rivers, tracks and roads, MAF’s light aircraft and their mission pilots go the extra miles to provide a lifeline. Working in partnership with hundreds of […]

An Introduction to Revd. Max Cross

From 1st June, Max will be joining us as Interim Minister at Christ Church.  Max is no stranger to this area having grown up locally, the eldest of four brothers.  His journey to faith began when he was in his latest twenties. He says, “As I held my first child in my arms I knew […]

Prayer Walk

Last night we prayed as we walked.  We prayed for all those in our parish.  We prayed for those living here, those who work here and those that provide services and keep us safe.  We began and ended in the church where a candle was kept a light.  Each prayer was said and as the […]

Prayer Day

Below is a timetable for Saturday’s prayer day. Beyond 1.00pm we encourage you to pray where you are, that way more people can take part in the whole day.

Ministry at Christ Church

The following was announced at all three services on Sunday 21st May. Some of you may be aware that the parish of Warblington with Emsworth has been through a difficult time over the last two years.  In order to provide greater pastoral support to that parish, Revd. Andy Wilson has been appointed as part-time interim […]