GATEWAY is an inspiring, uplifting and life-changing Christian conference that takes place in Portsmouth once a year.

Gateway Conference exists to…

To EQUIP people in their journey of faith

To INSPIRE individuals, families, churches, charities and communities

To UNITE churches and create an environment where Kingdom connections can be formed and strengthened

To lead people towards a life-changing ENCOUNTER with Christ

There is a sense of intimacy, passion and tenderness in the worship

Mark Evans

Gateway is a strategic name for a strategic city, Portsmouth is a gateway city, and I think this conference captures so much of what God is doing in the nation.

Nick Carter

Gateway is a place where freedom and joy is released as chains are broken off His people

Beth Carr

If you have a heart to see Revival in you life, in the places that you work and in the community around you then Gateway is a conference you can't miss.

Miranda Carter

Conference Details

Dates: 15th-17th March 2019

Cost: £20 full, £15 concession. Under 18’s free.

Location: City Life Church, 85 Tangier Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6JH

What to Expect at Gateway Conference 2019

Gateway Conference is hosted by City Life Church Portsmouth. City Life has created this conference to draw churches together to worship God, encounter His presence, be encouraged and equipped for the work of the kingdom.  At Gateway you’ll experience some incredible worship led by the CLC band and a wide range of speakers from across the world. The conference is broken down into main meetings, seminars, social connection time and there is also an opportunity for prayer ministry.  If you are a church leader, lay minister or missionary, there will be an opportunity to connect with others on the Saturday afternoon in the Leader’s Lounge.

Expect to find

  • Powerful praise and worship
  • Insightful teaching
  • Stirring ministry with a prophetic edge

Gateway has an intergenerational appeal with provisions for children and young people.



6.30pm – Registration & Refreshments

7.30pm – Session 1: Daniel Harman


9am – Registration & Refreshments
9.30am – Session 2: Tony Williams
10.40am – Break
11am – Session 3: David Shadbolt (main), Freddie Brookes (lower)
11.40am – Break
12noon – Session 4: Debbie Tran
12.40pm – Lunch Break
2pm – Session 5: Freddie Brookes
(main) or Esther Lombardi (lower)
3.20pm – Break
3.40pm – Session 6 Q&A (main)
4.30pm – Dinner Break (Soaking available until 5pm)
7.30pm – Session 7: Tony Williams


9.30am – Refreshments
10.30am – Session 8: Tony Williams
5.30pm – Refreshments
6pm – Session 9: Debbie Tran