Dr. Carl Forster (Lead Pastor) & Sandra Forster (Ladies Ministry)

Dr. Carl Forster has served Reach Out Church since 1995, first serving as Associate Pastor until he took the role of Lead Pastor in 2017. Pastor Carl, his wife Sandra of over 30 years, and their five adult children and six grandchildren have been an integral blessing towards the life and ministry of the church throughout the years.
Pastor Carl’s heart is to help the lost find personal faith in Jesus and to help those in Christ find their full potential by growing in their relationship in Christ through the Word of God and the power of the Holy Spirit.
Pastor Carl has a Masters of Theology and a Doctorate of Ministry from School of Bible Theology Seminary of San Jacinto, California and is an ordained minister through Elim Fellowship. Carl serves as the Mid-Hudson Valley Elim Fellowship Area Representative.
Pastor Sandra is the leader of the Ladies Ministry Team and has a desire for each woman to experience the fullness of the love of God.



Rev. Vic Torres (Teaching Pastor) & Rev. Dee Torres

Dr. Vic Torres (Pastor Vic) has served Reach Out Church since 1994, as Senior Pastor from 1994-2016, and now serving as our head Teaching Pastor.
Prior to his work in full-time ministry, he was a teacher of chemistry in high school and university levels.
Pastor Vic is married to Dee, who is also actively involved in the ministry of Reach Out Church. Both Vic and Dee are ordained minister through Elim Fellowship.
Pastor Vic also takes pride in the fact that he has served our country in the United States Marine Corp. Semper Fi!

For further information about Pastor Vic and Dee go to DrVicTorres.com


Pastor Bob (Pastoral Care) & Harriet Wyatt (Church Secretary)

Pastor Bob and Sister Harriet have been a part of Reach Out Church since 1980. Bob is involved with the care ministry of the church and does visitations to hospitals, nursing homes, and individuals in need. Sister Harriet has served as a crucial part of the church administration as secretary and in the children’s program for a majority of her serving at Reach Out Church. 

Pastor Bob and Sister Harriet are often the first to greet you with a smile on Sunday mornings!



tom-masseyRev. Tom Massey (Counselling Pastor)

Pastor Tom is the counseling pastor at Reach Out Church. He is a trained counselor, relying on the Holy Spirit to make the difference. His ministry is to those inside and outside of this local church. If you are interested in counseling with Tom, please contact the church office at (845) 229-6080

He is an ordained minister through Elim Fellowship.



Jon-Pic-300Jon Forster (Pastor of Education)

Pastor Jon has been involved with Reach Out Church since his family moved to Hyde Park in the early 90s. Jon officially joined the church’s ministry team in 2008 and currently oversees the Young Adult/College Group. Jon also assists in preaching and teaching the Wednesday night services. His wife Bethany is one of the church’s Youth Group leaders.

Jon is a licensed minister and pastor through Elim Fellowship.


tim-smajdaTimothy Smajda (Media Consultant)

Timothy has been a part of Reach Out Church since 1999 and has served in the church’s youth and music ministries. He manages the church’s web page and helps produce the writing & creative media related content for the church. You can contact Timothy if you have any questions concerning our church website and media.

Timothy has a B.A. in English and is studying Communication Disorders at SUNY New Paltz.