St. Innocent Mission

Oneonta, New York

St. Innocent Mission

Founded 1997

Diocese: Diocese of New York and New Jersey

Deanery: New York State Deanery

Mailing address:

PO Box 1471
Oneonta, NY 13820

Parish Contacts

Rev. David Poling
Acting Rector
Home: 607-242-5431

Lay Leadership

Mr. John Koch
Contact Person


General Location
St. Innocent Orthodox Mission worships in the chapel of the Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery, located at 144 Bert Washburn Rd, Otego, NY 13825.  Telephone:  607-432-3179.

From I-88 eastbound or westbound
Get off at Exit 13 and take Route 205 North to traffic light at Route 7 West.  Turn left on to Route 7 and go approximately 4 3/4 miles to Otsdawa Ave. ( Jake’s Deli will be on the corner.)  Turn right on to Otsdawa Ave and go approximately 6 miles to Bert Washburn Road which will be on the left hand side of the road.  Turn left on to Bert Washburn Road and the Monastery will be on your right about 100 feet up the road.

Schedule of Services

Vespers followed by Confessions, Inquirers Class and counseling (by appointment).  Please call for time and location.
Saturday Evening

9:30 AM Hours; 10:00 AM Divine Liturgy followed by discussion and fellowship, catechumenate instruction and counseling.
Sunday Morning

For any and all other needs and questions, please email Fr David Poling at

Parish Background

St Innocent is a mission parish which started in February 1997.  Our mission has grown considerably in the last year and we continue to welcome anyone who is interested.