ah first presbyterian churchATLANTIC HIGHLANDS --- Area residents are invited to hear Pastor Paul F, Rack preach Sunday on how Jesus sent his disciples out into the world following his resurrection.

Reverend Rack's sermon at the First Presbyterian Church is entitled "I Send You," is based on John 20:19-31 and will be presented during the 11 a.m. service at the 127-year-old church.

Refreshments will be served both before and after both services.

"Jesus appears to his disciples after his resurrection to give them their (and our) instructions," according to Rack. "He is sending them into the world on a mission which is an extension of his own mission: proclaiming and instituting the Kingdom of God.

"He gives them his Holy Spirit, which is the way he will continue to be present with them going forward. He appears on two successive Sundays, which became the holy day for his followers."

The David Nunez-directed adult choir will perform special music during the services at the church at Third and East Highland avenues.