Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in Newton was the setting for the wedding of Amy Jean Church and Julian Edward Curiel Jr. at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2008.


Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in Newton was the setting for the wedding of Amy Jean Church and Julian Edward Curiel Jr. at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2008.

Pastor Phil Fast officiated the double-ring ceremony. Music was provided by Joan Wulf of Newton, pianist. Angela Parrish, friend of the bride of Wichita, and Zac Church, cousin of the bride of Newton, were vocalists.

Candle lighters were Brent and Tami Church, cousin of the bride of Kirkland, Wash.

The bride is the daughter of Gary and Denise Church of Newton, and the groom is the son of Bobby and Becky Gillispie of Newton and Julian Curiel Sr. of Goessel.

Grandparents of the bride are the late Guy and Jean Carson and Nona Church. Grandparents of the groom are Wanda Shaw, Don and Marilyn McCann, Severo Curiel Sr., Matilda Curiel, LeRoy and Audrey Stucky, and the late Charles Shaw and Vergia McCann.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Kristine Banman of Newton attended the bride as maid of honor. Aimee Hain, Karin Carlson and Brittney Musgrave, friends of the bride, all of Wichita, were the bride’s matrons.

Flower girls were Keila and Kenzie Gillispie, nieces of the groom of Newton, and Caleb Hain, friend of the bride of Wichita, was ring bearer.

Rex Renner of Newton served as the best man. Friends of the groom Josh and Justin Hankins of Newton and Brad Conrady of Garden City were groomsmen.

Guests were seated by Joshua Church, brother of the bride of Newton, and Jared Schmidtberger, friend of the groom of Newton.

A dinner and dance immediately followed the ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Newton. Hosts and hostesses for the evening were uncle and aunt of the bride Duane and Patti Edwards of Paulsbo, Wash., and friends of the couple Mike and Mary Lewellen of Newton.

After a trip to Colorado, Amy and Julian have made their home in Newton.