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 almost 150 years. Our services are a relaxed mix of contemporary and traditional worship, to which all are welcome.

News

Electoral Role

This year there will be a completely new church electoral roll. If you consider yourself a member of Christ Church, are baptized and aged 16 or over, please pick up a form at the back of church and return it to Graham Olway or the Vicar by Monday 18th March.

From the Vicarage: February

After ten months of exile in Denmead (not a bad place to be exiled to), Jacqui and I have finally moved back. Except that we haven’t. As many will know, in January, I was licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Purbrook, and instead of moving back into our old home at Portsdown Vicarage, we are now living […]

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 […]

From the Vicarage: January

At the start of a new year it is natural to look ahead and wonder what the new year will bring. We may have some plans that we are looking forward to seeing come to fruition. There may be some things that we’re less certain of, but are hoping for. Equally, there may be some […]

Can you help?

For Open the Book Team, as we are down to 4 people now. We rehearse on two Tuesdays then act the Bible story at Purbrook Infants  School on Wednesday morning, once a month. Please contact either Pat or June. Could you consider taking on the job of looking after the 13 War Graves in the main […]

Upcoming Special Events

Feb
24
Sun
6:00 pm The 6.00 Service: Refuel
The 6.00 Service: Refuel
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A quiet space to refresh you spirit.
Feb
25
Mon
2:00 pm Prayer for our Nation
Prayer for our Nation
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Monday 25th February 2-3pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd Crookhorn. Come and join others praying at this critical time.
Mar
9
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Mar
10
Sun
10:30 am Parade Service
Parade Service
Mar 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Mar
17
Sun
6:00 pm Licensing of Revd Laura Cameron
Licensing of Revd Laura Cameron
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Revd Laura Cameron will be licensed as Associate Minister of Portsdown and Purbrook by Archdeacon Joanne in The 6.00 Service on 17th March. Please do come to support Laura.
Mar
23
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Mar
30
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Apr
4
Thu
6:30 pm APCM
APCM
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Apr
6
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Apr
13
Sat
12:00 pm Lent Lunch
Lent Lunch
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 

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