Yoder, Goerzen celebrate marriage

Terah Nicole Yoder and John Paul Goerzen, both of Indianapolis, were married Oct. 13 at Shalom Mennonite Church in Indianapolis with pastor Dagne Assefa officiating the double-ring ceremony.

Pastor James Klassen, uncle of the groom, offered the welcome.

Selma Klassen, grandmother of the groom was the Scripture reader, and Irvin Yoder, grandfather of the bride, gave a blessing.

The bride is the daughter of Linda Yoder of Mishawaka, Ind., and Warren Yoder and Marla Kauffman of Indianapolis. The groom is the son of Les and Cynthia Goerzen of Goessel.

Maid of honor was Angie Philippsen of Mishawaka. Flower girl was Arianna Plett of Indianapolis.

Best man was Jonathan Hall of Goessel. Ring bearer was Stephen Gervase, cousin of the bride.

Ushers were Peter Goerzen, brother of the groom, Wes Regehr, uncle of the groom and Wes and Rich Yoder, uncles of the bride.

Bible bearer was Geoffrey Gervase, cousin of the bride, and church bell ringer was Charlie Gamble of Indianapolis.

James Goerzen, ten-year-old brother of the groom, and Cynthia Goerzen provided the piano music. Grace Rhine of Indianapolis was the song leader.

Aunts and cousins of the bride and groom served at the reception following the ceremony.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Bethany Christian High School in Goshen, Ind., and a 1999 graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. She is employed as a social worker with Behaviorcorp in Carmel, Ind.

The groom is a 1997 graduate of Goessel High School and attended Wichita State University. He is employed as a computer programmer with Quovix in Indianapolis.

The couple resides in Indianapolis.

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