At Coila our congregation is governed by a representative form of church government led by a board of elders called the Session. The elders are elected by the congregation at our annual meeting and together are responsible for the spiritual care and oversight of the entire congregation.

Our Pastor

Peter Bailey –  Cambridge, NY

Our Elders

Art Center –  Cambridge, NY
Dave Craig – Cambridge, NY
Glen Knecht – Jackson, NY
Scott Niles – Greenwich, NY
Tom Rogers – Salem, NY

The ordination and installation of Dave Craig as an Elder.


Left to Right: Elder Art Center, Elder Tom Rogers, Pastor Peter Bailey, Elder Dave Craig, Elder Glenn Knecht, Elder Scott Niles


Our Deacons


The ordination and installation of Kristen Zing as a deacon.

Rosie Bates
Judy Center
Sue Craig
Sally Eddy
May Erhardt
Kristen Zing

Church Secretary

Judy Woelfersheim

Church Treasurer

Pamela Billings

Church Historian

Rosie Bates

Sunday School Superintendent

Beth Knecht

Sunday School Secretary

Kristen Zingg