Trinity Methodist Church, Southsea, Hants
'Christianity is essentially a social religion, and to turn it into a solitary one is to destroy it'
(John Wesley )
Our Minister is: Reverend Janice Morgan
is one of the 4 'Island' Churches. It is in a prominent position in the heart of the Southsea district of Portsea Island and ministers to a busy business & residential population. Being close to the seafront, it is within easy reach for the holidaying visitors.
The traditionally well kept church retains all the character of an early 20th century place of worship, offering peace & tranquillity to visitors & worshipers alike. Its charm & ambiance makes it a perfect setting for Marriages & Christenings. All are welcome to join us.
We have a good size multi racial congregation at our services, made up of people from all over the City of Portsmouth & including many visitors & holidaymakers. Trinity has a long standing tradition of friendship & offers a welcome to all who wish to worship with us.
The Church, Minister & Parishioners continue long established links with the local communities & provide regular church based facilities not just on Sundays but on a day by day basis.
The Christian community based at Trinity meets for worship each Sunday at 10.30 am. At the same time Trinity Juniors (the T J Club) meets and welcomes children and young people to join its Christian based activities.
During the week nearly 20 church and community groups meet on our premises. We also offer our facilities for community events such as school carol services, keep fit lessons & church coach party lunches.
Built in 1901, the two-story listed building is in the heart of the community. Built of local red brick & with an impressive bell tower it is a well known local landmark. The church, of traditional Methodist design, has an impressive high ceiling & is complete with a large balcony. The pipe organ is an original feature. At the rear of the building are two large schoolrooms provide facilities for church & community events. The lower is equipped with a well fitted kitchen.
Mission Statement of our Church
To preserve Trinity Church as a place of Methodist worship & community base suitable for 21st century needs by:
Last modified: February, 2011