Meredith Christ and Michael Burroughs

The marriage of Meredith Tracey Christ of Springfield, Ill. and Michael Donovan Burroughs of Metamora, Ill. took place December 7, 2014 at Christian Union Church in Metamora, Ill. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Dr. Bob Swickard.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tracy and Claudia Christ of Metamora. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Penny Burroughs of Metamora, Ill.

The bride was attended by Matron of Honor Devery McCoy of Metamora, Ill. and Bridesmaids Linden Christ, Meghan Bernardy, Casssandra Christ, Rebecca Gropp, Jill McDonald, Corie Yow, Anne Montgomery and Honorary Bridesmaid Courtenay Noder.

The bridegroom was served by Best Man James McDonald VI of Peoria, Ill. and Groomsmen Michael Nauman, Rob Burroughs, Jeremy Lavine, Dane Christ, Ryan McCoy, Ryan Meitl and Preston Widmer.

A reception was held in Peoria, Ill. at the Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette. A wedding trip was taken over the summer to Las Vegas and Grand Canyon.

The bride is a graduate of Metamora Township High School in Metamora, Ill.; Millikin University in Decatur, Ill. (undergrad) and University of Illinois at Springfield, Ill. (master's). She is employed by Ball-Chatham School District in Chatham, Ill.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Metamora Township High School in Metamora, Ill. He is employed by Horace Mann in Springfield, Ill.