HARRISBURG €" Messiah Lutheran Church was the setting for the ceremony uniting Rachel Wise and Anthony Markel in marriage. The Rev. Laurie Roberts performed the service at 1 p.m. Sept. 8.
The bride is the daughter of Richard Wise, of Philadelphia, and Marsha Conley, of Harrisburg. The bridegroom is the son of Scott and Tina Shaffer, of Newport.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose her sister, Melissa Gay, and her sister-in-law, Katie Wise, as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Magen Martin and Jackie Shaffer, sister of the bridegroom. The flower girls were Ashley Wise and Madison Gay, nieces of the bride.
The best man was Scott Shaffer, father of the bridegroom. Ushers were Matt Wise, brother of the bride; Andy Coleman; and Zack McCoy, cousin of the bridegroom. The ring bearer was Logan Shull.
A reception was held at White Tail Lodge, Marysville. After a wedding trip cruise to the Caribbean, the couple are living in Liverpool.
The bride is a 1996 graduate of Williamsport High School and a 1998 graduate of Penn College, with an associate's degree in early childhood. She is employed by Hildegrandt Learning Center, Harrisburg.
The bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Newport High School. He is employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.