ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS -- The Rev. Barbara A. Macfie will preach Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church on faith as inward and outward manifestations of God's promises.
In a sermon entitled "Lessons From the Prophet Isaiah," her message will focus on our "faith journey" to insure that we are both 'talking the talk and walking the walk.'" she says.
She will also administer the monthly Holy Communion.
The Rev. Michael Riley will return to the pulpit next Sunday.
Meanwhile, the "Good News at the Gazebo" Saturday night concert series, sponsored by the Central Baptist Church, begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 with a performance by Nancy Scharf. That concert will be followed by Bridget Larson on Aug. 10, Jose Loo on Aug. 17, Shani Johnson on Aug. 24, and Carl and Laurie Gentry on Aug. 31.
The borough-sponsored Sunday night concert series resumes this Sunday, Aug. 4 with the Carl Gentry Band, the Firehouse Polka Band on Aug. 11, the Beth Anne Clayton Band on Aug. 18 and, on Aug. 25 the Toddler Fest with Eamon Murray at 6 p.m. followed by the Highlands Community Singers at 7 p.m..
Macfie is an ordained minister who is also a counselor in private a practice in Metuchen.
The 123-year-old, handicapped-accessible Presbyterian church at Third and E. Highland Aves. has extra parking available in the new municipal lot next to the Christian Education Building on East Highland Avenue.
The church provides child care during all worship services.