Oakleigh Community Church
a community congregation of St Barnabas Church, North London
- part of the Church of England


Revd. Mike Pavlou

mike pavlou 



Sunday Services

10am Pre-service Prayer Meeting

Come along early and join us as we pray over our Sunday service together
10.30am Morning Worship
A service in our church building with Covid-precautions in place. Booking not required, just come along on Sunday.
With full kids and youth programmes - find out more HERE


Keeping in touch
We send out regular emails for encouragement and to keep everyone up to date:

  • Daily Thought for the Day
  • Daily Prayer
  • Mike Pavlou Blog Posts
If you would like to receive these emails please contact Mike.


You can set up a regular or one off direct transfer via your personal online banking. Log on to your online banking and request to make a payment or set up a standing order to be made to St Barnabas Church PCC.
It's important that you put the Reference as OCC Offering, to ensure that we receive your donation.
St Barnabas Church PCC
Sort Code: 60-15-20
Account Number: 31658091

Reference: OCC Offering

Please include your surname and initials in your reference when doing transfers, and email junearnold@stbarnabas.co.uk to let us know you have set up a new transfer. This helps with our budgeting.

Oakleigh Building

Exciting news - We have had major work done on our building to increase it's capacity to enable Oakleigh to go to the next level of it's exciting vision to reach people for Christ and extend his kingdom.
See some photos below:

Laying Bibles in the foundations of the building:

OCC kids & youth

Our church adheres all the values of the Evangelical Alliance, including on the below topic which is specifically mentioned due to the number of questions asked about it: Biblical & Pastoral Response to Same Sex Relationships

Catch Up On Previous Sermons
See Our Regular Weekly Events


Oakleigh Calendar


All events meeting at Oakleigh Church Centre, N20 0UG unless specified.

Men's Social

Thursday 4 November
For more information contact Tony Wittich or email us at mikepavlou@stbarnabas.co.uk

Prayer and Praise Night 

Twice monthly generally on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month   7.30pm

If you are not comfortable praying with others, no problem, just come along and join in with the Amen! Making ourselves available by simply showing up, sends a statement of intent before God. It makes a difference! Often these are the times God meets us most powerfully!

Messy Play- suspended during lockdown

First Friday of the Month   2pm-3pm
A group for children from 0 to 4 and the adults who look after them.

The Prayer Course - suspended during lockdown

The Prayer Course is a video course running for 6 weeks which will take us through the Lords Prayer.

Sign up to grow in your prayer life, and your understanding of the power and influence of prayer in your life and our world.



Small Groups

We welcome any member of the church to belong to a small group. These are groups that meet to enable us to study God's word more, to support each other in our growth as Christians and to pray together.

If you'd like to be part of a group then please speak to one of the facilitators.

Coffee Run - Suspended during lockdown

Every Thursday 8am to 9am - on break over the summer
Handing out free hot drinks to bless passing pedestrians and motorists outside the church. Great fun and very popular!
Please speak to Mike if you’d like to be involved either regularly or occasionally.

Oakleigh Toddler Group - suspended during lockdown

Tuesdays 10am - 11.30am - on break over the summer
Oakleigh Community Church
£2.50 for first child, 50p thereafter
Babies under 6 months are free
Oakleigh Community Church
168-170 Oakleigh Road North
N20 0UG

Run by members of Oakleigh Community Church for local
residents living in and around Whetstone.

The group is for children aged 0-4 and the adults who look after them. We aim to provide a   place where both you and your children can make friends, have fun and relax.
Our facilities include lots of age-appropriate toys, free hot drinks and toast, biscuits, juice and fruit. After free-play there is a 10-minute singing session which is always lots of fun!

For more information either come in and meet us on any Tuesday during term time or contact:
Clare Clark ( 020 8343 6138 )



Termly Women's Breakfast

We have termly women's breakfast, which are always really well attended, with great food and encouraging stories.

Termly Men's Breakfast

Each term we have a Men's breakfast or social event with incredible speakers and plenty of grub!

Alpha Course

Each year we run an Alpha course. This is a course which explores the Christian faith through videos and discussions. A place to ask all your questions. If you'd like to come to a future Alpha course then get in touch with Mike: mikepavlou@stbarnabas.co.uk

Freedom in Christ Course

This fantastic course equips people to live in greater freedom. To attend the next course contact Mike: mikepavlou@stbarnabas.co.uk

The Bible Course

Big, complex, old … just some of the words people use to describe the Bible. Sound familiar? That’s where The Bible Course comes in. The course will increase your confidence, equip you to read the Bible better and help you to see its relevance to daily life. The course provides a birds-eye view of the world’s bestselling book.  To attend the next course contact Mike: mikepavlou@stbarnabas.co.uk

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catch up on previous sermons

Sermon 10 October 2021 - 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 (download)
Mike Pavlou, 10/10/2021
Sermon 3 October 2021 - Holiness & Sexual Immorality (download)
Mike Pavlou, 03/10/2021
Sermon 26 September 2021 - Colossians 4:2-6.mp3 (download)
Henry is Vicar of St Barnabas Church North London, and our guest speaker
Henry Kendal, 26/09/2021
Sermon 19 September 2021 - One Bad Apple Spoils the Whole Bunch (download)
Mike Pavlou, 19/09/2021
Sermon 12 September 2021 - Becoming Like The World Around Us (download)
Mike Pavlou, 12/09/2021
Sermon 5 September 2021 - Opposition, Suffering & Blessings for Christians (1) (download)
Mike Pavlou, 05/09/2021
Sermon 29 August 2021 (download)
Ola Alabi, 29/08/2021
Sermon 22 August 2021 - Finding Joy in Difficult Times (download)
Mike Pavlou, 22/08/2021
Sermon 8 August 2021 - The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid (download)
John Coles, 08/08/2021
Sermon 1 August 2021 - Psalm 27 (download)
Mike Pavlou, 01/08/2021
Sermon 25 July 2021 - Psalm 139 v1-16 (download)
Mike Pavlou, 25/07/2021
Sermon 18 July 2021 - Numbers 12:1-8 (download)
Dudley Hanciles, 18/07/2021
Sermon - 4 July 2021 (download)
Ola Alabi, 04/07/2021
Sermon 27 June 2021 - Philippians 4 v4-13 (download)
Anne Coles, 27/06/2021
Sermon 11 July 2021 - 1 Kings 18 v16-39 (download)
Mike Pavlou, 11/07/2021