Copnor Methodist Church
  • 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


To arrange Baptisms, Funerals or Weddings please contact our Minister:
Rev Bill Stillwell on 023 9248 0150


Currently we are fully booked.

Church Resources:
  • 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
  • Electronic Organ - Yahama Electone
  • Keyboard - Casio PT607

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

  • Sunday 15th May - Rev Bill Stillwell, Church Anniversary
  • Sunday 22nd May - Mrs Pam Stone
  • Sunday 29th May - Rev Geoff Scarlett
  • Sunday 5th June - Rev Bill Stillwell
  • Sunday 12th June - Rev Arthur Dean
  • Sunday 19th June - Rev Payne, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 26th June - Mr Duncan Riddell
  • Sunday 3rd July - Mr Andrew Wilcock
  • Sunday 10th July - Mrs Pam Stone
  • Sunday 17th July - Rev Bill Stillwell, Parade Service & Baptism
  • Sunday 24th July - Rev Geoff Scarlett, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 31st July - Rev Stephen Wright
  • Sunday 7th August - Local Arrangement
  • Sunday 14th August - Rev Bill Stillwell, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 21st August - Mr Stuart Neal
  • Sunday 28th August - Mrs Wendy Corney
Regular Meetings
Day Church
Mon 8th Portsmouth Girls' Brigade
Meet in main building
Evenings 18:00-21:00
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 notice in Wesley Rooms

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 Natalie 07710 177089
Wed Slimming World
Afternoon 15:30, 17:00 & 19:15
Contact Vanessa 07930 469368
  • The loose stone and flaking paint on the Copnor facade has been removed.
  • The large tree which with roots starting to reach under the church has been taken down - it should only have been 16 foot high but had reached over 30 feet high
Forthcoming Events:
  • 7th May 9:30am to 12 noon our popular annual mini-market
  • Friday mornings at 10am from 13th May to 17th June in the vestry, entrance in Copnor Road, Kindness - Reaching out to others a bible study

See also portsmouthchurches and East Solent & Downs Circuit


For general details on Methodism see the Methodist Home Page

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