umc ah exterior 200ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Spring is right around the corner and Easter is just a few weeks away. Are you ready?

Lent is a great time for "spriritual spring-cleaning" and the Atlantic Highlands United Methodist /First Presbyterian church invites everyone to come join as we prepare for the holiday.

Rev. Jill Hubbard Smith is leading a study on Final Words From The Cross, written by Adam Hamilton, the nationally known minister of the largest  Methodist congregation in the U.S. - the 22,000 member church in Leawood, Kansas.

Every Sunday she will preaching on Jesus' six powerful statements from the cross and then on Thursday evenings will host a small group to discuss the theme in more depth at 7 p.m.

All are welcomed to join on this enlightening journey, whatever your background. Services are Sundays at 10.30 a.m. at the UMC on Third Avenue and Garfield. The small study group is a 7 p.m. on Thursday. There is also a 9.a.m service at the UMC in Navesink.