ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS -- The Rev. Paul F. Rack will preach about the "importance of experiencing God's grace, as opposed to just talking or thinking about it" during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service at the First Presbyterian Church in a sermon entitled "Taste and See."

        The adult choir, directed by David Nunez, will perform during the service. The choir, which practices at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, welcomes new members.
        Sunday School, which is open to all area youngsters, will follow the pastor's Sunday children's sermon.
        The new pastor has also announced that the church will conduct a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., April 17.
        The following day, Friday, April 18, from noon until 3 p.m., the church will join other area churches in conducting a Good Friday Stations of the Cross program, which will begin at St. Agnes Catholic Church with the Presbyterian church scheduled to be the third station.
       Rack will also lead the annual community Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 20 at the Gazebo in the municipal yacht harbor.
       The pastor also announced that the church's weekly Bible Study will resume at 7 p.m. Wednesday and that all area residents are invited to attend.
       The 124-year-old handicapped accessible church at Third and East Highland avenues has extra parking available in a new municipal lot next to the Christian Education Building at 17 E. Highland Ave.
       Child care for four-year-olds and younger is provided during each service.