401 Chestnut St • Oneonta, NY 13820 (607) 432-6552 Click Here for eMail

We are a vibrant United Methodist congregation, located on the West End of Oneonta, New York.  Visit us and discover boundless opportunities for personal and spiritual growth, along with meaningful ways to make a real difference in your community. You will be greeted with genuine warmth and embraced by a supportive extended family.

Our Mission:

The mission of Elm Park is to love as God loves, to serve as Christ serves, to live as directed by the Holy Spirit.  As a community of believers, the Elm Park Church is committed to discipleship, spiritual growth, caring and forgiving for each other, inclusion of all people, and Christian service in the greater Oneonta community and the world in which we live.

Our Purpose and Values


Our Beliefs

2017 Leadership

  • Resident Bishop: Rev. Mark J. Webb
  • District Superintendent:  Rev. Everett Bassett
  • Pastor: Rev. Donna Taylor Martin


  • Administrative Assistant: Nancy Garrison
  • Custodian: Les Strobeck

2017 Leadership Team


  •  Scott Glueckert, Janine Rosener (Trustees At Large)
  • Frances Reed – Church Treasurer
  • Deb Trask – Trustees Treasurer
  • Robert Davis – Lay Member
  • Bruce Downie – Trustees Chair
  • Carolyn Tolley – Recording Secretary (ex officio)
  • SPRC
  • Robert France, Edgar Schmitt (SPRC at large)
  • Carole Brown – Finance Secretary
  • Howard Trask – SPRC Chair
  • Walt Forsythe – Leadership Chair
  • Judy Carrington – Lay Leader
  • Donna Taylor Martin – Pastor (ex officio)