ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS -- The Rev. Barbara A. MacFie will be the guest  speaker at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, May 1, at the First Presbyterian Church.

She will also administer Communion.

Rev. Barbara A. MacFie

Her sermon is entitled "This New Life.

The church will continue its special first-Sunday-of-the-month children's program, which is held when Sunday School is in recess. Regular Sunday School classes will resume on Sunday, May 8.

Rev. MacFie has been an ordained Presbyterian minister for 12 years and is a counselor who concentrates on her private practice at Phoenix Counseling Center, Metuchen, where she lives. She has also filled in at various New Jersey churches.

The Rev. Michael Riley, the church's new pastor, author and Asbury Park Press columnist, will return to the pulpit on May 8.

All area residents, including children, are welcome at the 121-year- old, handicapped accessible church at Third and E. Highland Aves. Child care is provided during all Sunday worship services.