Ruth Graham, daughter of Ruth and Billy Graham, will speak at the Ocean City Tabernacle at the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday, July 21.Graham brings a new Biblical perspective to her journey of faith, sharing her story of trials common to all — her own divorce, her teenage daughter’s two pregnancies, and going back to school at age 40.Graham is a recent cum laude graduate from Mary Baldwin College with a bachelor’s degree in Religion/Communications, having received the “Outstanding Adult Student” award at graduation.She was Acquisitions Editor for HarperCollins/San Francisco and McCracken Press for 13 years. In 1980, she published “First Steps in the Bible,” a children’s Bible storybook. She has written for Moody Magazine, Decision Magazine and the Saturday Evening Post.Graham has three grown children and three grandchildren and resides in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.Steve Green has been nominated for a Grammy four times.At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Steve Green will perform in concert at the Tabernacle. The son of missionary parents, Green was raised in South America.Throughout his 34 years of ministry, Green has been honored with four Grammy nominations, 18 No. 1 songs, seven Dove Awards, and has been inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame.With over 40 recordings to his credit, including children’s projects and Spanish-language albums, Green has sold over 3 million albums worldwide.Join the Ocean City Tabernacle to hear more distinguished speakers every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. through Sept. 8. For a complete list of events and speakers, visit www.OCtabernacle.org.Located at 550 Wesley Avenue, the Ocean City Tabernacle is open to all as an inter-denominational family ministry center where the Gospel of Jesus Christ is central. This year marks the 140th year of ministry. Ruth Graham will give her perspective on life to an audience at the Ocean City Tabernacle. (Photos courtesy Ocean City Tabernacle)
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau County police are investigating a failed child abduction at Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream Thursday in which the suspect yelled “Give me the baby” to a mother inside a restroom while trying to grab the tot. Police said a mother was tending to her one-year-old child inside a Kohl’s restroom at 10:45 a.m. when a woman commented “That is a beautiful baby.” The suspect approached the woman and repeatedly said “Give me the baby” while grabbing the tot’s arm. The mother pushed the woman’s arm and was able to exit the restroom safely before notifying security. The suspect, described as Hispanic and five-feet, five-inches tall with long blonde hair wearing a blue jacket, yellow shirt and multi-colored skirt, was last seen leaving Kohl’s in a black livery cab. Police said the investigation is ongoing. Detectives ask anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.