ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS -- The Rev. Paul F. Rack will preach about hospitality during the 11 a.m. Sunday service at the First Presbyterian Church.

        His sermon is entitled "The God of Welcome."

        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 pastor has 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 congregations in conducting a Good Friday Stations of the Cross program, which will begin at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Center Ave. and Ave. C, followed by a brief service at the St. Paul Baptist Church, W. Highland Ave., a third service at the First Presbyterian Church and concludes at Kings Highway Faith Fellowship, Route 36.

       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 has also announced that the church's weekly Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wednesday has resumed and that all area residents are invited to attend.

       The 124-year-old handicapped accessible First Presbyterian 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.