Copnor Methodist Church
Portsmouth 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.

  • Please note the Wesley Rooms will be closed from Monday 11th to Friday 15th June for new vinyl and carpet to be laid.

  • 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.

Forthcoming Church Services - all in the main church at 10:30am unless otherwise indicated
  • Sunday 3rd June - Rev John Mills
  • Sunday 10th June - Rev Beryl Wright, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 17th June - Local Arrangement
  • Sunday 24th June - Alex Jameson, Bible Month 1 Jonah, Parade Service
  • Sunday 1st July - Cmdr Mark Barton, Bible Month 2 Jonah
  • Sunday 8th July - Rev Beryl Wright, Bible Month 3 Jonah, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 15th July - Rev John Mills, Bible Month 4 Jonah
  • Sunday 22nd July - Christine Hargrave
  • Sunday 29th July - Local Arrangement
  • Sunday 5th August - No Service at Copnor - Joint Service at Eastney
  • Sunday 12th August - Geoff Paffett
  • Sunday 19th August - Rev Arthur Dean, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 26th August - Alison Rice

On most Sundays at 1-4pm
Portsmouth Zimbabwean Methodist Fellowship hold meetings here.

Mission Centre Resources:

  • Singing the Faith
  • Hymns & Psalms
  • Song of Fellowship Volume 1, 1-640 only
  • 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
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


Monthly - Copnor Crafters
Contact 07968 105360

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 & 19:15
Contact Laura 07818 516758
Wed Slimming World
Afternoon 15:30, 17:00 & 19:15
Contact Laura 07818 516758
  • A mid-week Praise and Worship Meeting is being held in the Wesley Rooms 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 with a new web site being developed for Portsmouth Methodist Church.
Forthcoming Events:

See also East Solent & Downs Circuit


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