Stephanie Anne Obad and Mark Douglass Schmor were married Dec. 31, 2014, at Central Presbyterian Church in Merced, Calif. Reverends Paul and Angela Gorrell officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Jean Obad of Merced. She is a 2005 graduate of Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif., a 2010 graduate of California State University at Stanislaus with a bachelor's in communication studies, and a 2014 graduate from Fuller Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.
The groom is the son of Doug and Sandi Schmor of Medford. He is a 2001 graduate of North Medford High School, a 2005 graduate of Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., with a bachelor's in history. He is currently attending Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena with plans to graduate in the summer of 2015.
The maid of honor was the bride's friend, Mekelle Beardsley of Chochilla, Calif.
The best man was the groom's brother, Robert Schmor of Stuttgart, Germany.
The ring bearer was the groom's nephew, Nathanael Schmor of Stuttgart.
A reception hosted by the bride's parents immediately followed the ceremony at Atwater Pentecost Hall in Atwater, Calif. Following a honeymoon in Carmel and Monterey, Calif., the newlyweds are living in Pasadena.