REV. DR. JERRY LYNN, Senior Pastor, is a graduate of the Albany Academy, Princeton University, Albany Law School, and Luther Rice Seminary. He holds Bachelor of Arts, Master of Divinity, Juris Doctor, and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
After serving as an Army Captain in Viet Nam, he joined his father's Albany law firm, serving as managing partner for thirteen years.
Jerry received Jesus Christ as His Savior and Lord in 1978, and was ordained by the Calvary Chapel Outreach Fellowships in 1983. That same year he started Calvary Chapel of Albany, with his parents, Pastor Mort and Mother Verna Lynn. The church changed its name to Reach Out Fellowship in 1996.
Jerry's particular love in ministry is teaching the Bible verse by verse. It takes him 5 years to teach from Genesis through Revelation. He is currently on his sixth journey teaching expositorily through the Bible.
REV. KELLY LYNN, Associate Pastor, is a Registered Nurse, as well as the Associate Pastor at Reach Out. She was educated at Shaker High School, Maria College, and Aspen University. She has loved and served the Lord Jesus Christ for most of her life; she became ordained by Reach Out Fellowship on April 24, 2016.
Kelly oversees the women's ministries, and teaches a women's Bible Study at Reach Out. She serves in the counseling ministry, working with women, and also couples, along with her husband Jerry. Her particular love is for the ministry of prayer. She is never more fulfilled than when she is praying, alone, or with others. Her favorite time of ministry is at the Tuesday evening Prayer Meeting.
JERRY AND KELLY, along with their busy church life, have an active family life, with 6 children, 3 grandchildren, and numerous dogs and cats.
Together they pastor Reach Out Fellowship, "The Little Church With A Big Heart". They love serving the Lord, their family, and their church family. For them every day is exciting, as they see the Lord's mighty hand at work. Pastoring a small church gives them the opportunity to be readily available to any and all. Feel free to "reach out" to them. They and the believers at Reach Out will do their best to minister to you on behalf of the Lord Jesus.
The Albany Law School Article about Jerry
The Times Union Article about Jerry
Reach Out Fellowship ~ 218 Osborne Rd ~ Albany (Colonie), NY 12205 ~ (518) 482-4565
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