Copnor Methodist Church

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Portsmoth Methodist Church /

Copnor Mission Centre

  • The Church is situated at the junction of Copnor Road and Epworth Road in Portsmouth. (163 Copnor Road Portsmouth PO3 5BT - please note use the number and street only for Sat Nav as most get the location of the postcode wrong)

  • Sunday Worship takes place each week at 10.30 a.m.
    Wheelchair, scooter and walking aid access via side door in Epworth Road avoiding steps

  • Why not try our "The Wesley Rooms" alongside the church in Copnor Road. Open Mon to Sat mornings from 10am to 12:30 for Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Coke, Apple or Orange Fruit Juice, Apple or Orange Tango, Sausage Rolls, Toast, Tea Cakes, Various Chocolate Bars etc. Note the rooms close at noon on Tuesdays when lunch club starts.

  • In the Wesley Rooms you will also find our sales table with a variety of bargains

  • Post box in Copnor Road alongside the Wesley Rooms


To arrange Baptisms, Funerals or Weddings please contact our Minister:
Rev John Mills on 023 9273 1858


Currently we are fully booked.

Church Resources:
  • Hymns & Psalms
  • Song of Fellowship Volume 1, 1-640 only
  • Singing the Faith
  • Good News Bibles
  • Methodist Service Book - Communion Section
  • Large Print version of books above
  • Loop System
  • Radio Microphone
  • 5 line mixer PA System - 1/4" Stereo Jack Plug/XLR Socket
  • Twin large screen displays with VGA input
  • Pipe Organ for details see National Pipe Organ Register
  • Piano
  • Keyboard - Casio PT607

Forthcoming Church Services - all in the main church at 10:30am unless otherwise indicated

  • Sunday 15th April - Rev John Mills, Baptism of Matthew
  • Sunday 22nd April - No Morning Service, 3pm at Trinity Mission Centre
  • Sunday 29th April - Local Arrangement
  • Sunday 6th May - D Smith
  • Sunday 13th May - Shirley Haynes
  • Sunday 20th May - Mission Centre Anniversary, Rev Bill Stillwell, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 27th May - Andrew Wilcock

New for 2017 at 1-4pm
Portsmouth Zimbabwean Methodist Fellowship will be meeting here.

Regular Meetings
Day Church
Mon 8th Portsmouth Girls' Brigade
Meet in main building
Evenings 18:30-21:00
Contact 9269 3069
Tue Copnor Friendship Group
Meets in the Wesley Rooms
Afternoons 14:30-16:00
Thu 4th Portsmouth Boys' Brigade
Meet in main building
Evenings 18:00-21:00

See their website
Fri Guides
Meet in main building
Evening 19:00-21:00
Contact 9235 5005


Copnor Crafters
Meet in Wesley Rooms
Afternoon 13:30-17:30 Monthly, see under news for dates

Non-Church in main building, entrance in Epworth Road

Mon-Fri Springwood Pre-School

Contact 07889 980712
See their website
Tue Slimming World
Afternoon 15:30 & 17:00
Contact Laura 07818 516758
Wed Slimming World
Afternoon 15:30, 17:00 & 19:15
Contact Laura 07818 516758
  • A new mid-week Praise and Worship Meeting is being held jointly with Eastney and Trinity Methodist. This will take place on a Tuesday evening at 7.30pm lasting about an hour with modern worship songs, time of prayer and 10 minute DVD with discussion. Dates are:
  • Eastney Methodist and Trinity Methodist and Copnor Methodist formed Portsmouth Methodist Church in April 2018 operating at three mission centres.
Forthcoming Events:

See also East Solent & Downs Circuit