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 7th Feb - Rev Richardson, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 14th Feb - Mrs Barbara Noakes
  • Sunday 21st Feb - Mrs Pam Stone
  • Sunday 28th Feb - Rev Bill Stillwell
  • Sunday 6th March - Rev Bill Stillwell, Holy Communion
  • Sundday 13th March - Rev Arthur Dean
  • Sunday 20th March- Barbara Noakes, Palm Sunday
  • Thurday 24th March 3pm Rev John Mills, Maundy Thursday Communion
  • Friday 25th March - Mrs Pam Stone, Good Friday Service
  • Sunday 27th March - Rev Bill Stillwell, Easter Day Service, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 3rd April - Mrs Shirley Haynes
  • Sunday 10th April - Mrs Millie Aquilina-Gray
  • Sunday 17th April - Local Arrangement
  • Sunday 24th April - Mrs Pam Stone
  • Sunday 1st May - Rev Dr Malcolm Rothwell
  • Sunday 8th May - Rev Geoffrey Senior, Holy Communion
  • Sunday 15th May - Rev Bill Stillwell, Church Anniversary
  • Sunday 22nd May - Mrs Pam Stone
  • Sunday 29th May - Rev Geoff Scarlett
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

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 Christmas Fair raised 1,055 towards church funds to help with running expenses of a large building
  • Over the Christmas period we raised funds for several charities:
    • Unicef Jars of Grace - 266
    • Churches Homeless Action - 43 5 vouchers
    • All We Can - Christmas Meal and Church Christmas Card 114
    • Childrens Society - Christingle Service Collection 95
    • Naomi House/Action for Children - Christmas Carol & Day Services 144 each
    • Total 979
  • Evening informal meetings and craft sessions are being discussed, watch for further details
Forthcoming Events:
  • Lent Course details TBA
  • 7th May our popular annual mini-market

See also portsmouthchurches and East Solent & Downs Circuit


For general details on Methodism see the Methodist Home Page

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