Christina Benton, Collin Wade
Christina Gayle Benton and Collin Robert Wade were united in marriage at 4 p.m. July 27 at Frankstown Park Missionary Church, Hollidaysburg.
The bride is the daughter of John and Gayle Benton of Altoona.
The bridegroom is the son of Dr. Keith and Hedy Wade of Woodbury, Conn.
Pastor Thomas Burris performed the double-ring ceremony.
Soloists were Jennifer Norris and Pastor Scott Elkins. The Heartstrings Quartet also performed.
Darren Slogenhop read a Bible passage.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
Jessica Bieniecki was maid of honor.
Gretchen Hutchison was matron of honor.
Bridesmaids were Kari Sue Biddle, Tricia Coulter, Mackenzie Grieser, Bethany Mierski, Sharon Slogenhop, Katherine Wade and Stephanie Walker.
Macy Norris, Marlee Pireu and Hannah Sprowls were flower girls.
Keith G. Wade served as the best man.
Ushers were Joseph Benton, Patrick Benton, Robert McFarland, Matthew Mierski, Steven Sainato, Eric Wade, Jacob Walker and Joel Wurschmidt.
Trenton Biddle and Alexander Hutchison were ring bearers.
The wedding reception was held at the Scotch Valley Country Club, Hollidaysburg.
The guest book attendants were Emily Wade and Gillian Wade.
The rehearsal dinner was held in the fellowship hall at Frankstown Park Missionary Church.
The couple took a wedding trip to Asheville, N.C.
They reside in Auburn, Ala.
Mrs. Wade is a 2007 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2013 graduate of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, with a doctorate in pharmacy.
She is a pharmacist in Auburn.
Mr. Wade is a 2008 graduate of Stony Brook High School, Long Island, N.Y., and a 2012 graduate of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, with a bachelor’s degree in physics.
He is a graduate student and teaching assistant at Auburn University, working on his doctorate in plasma physics.