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Sarah Marie Keister and Thomas Joseph Trodden IV were married Aug. 7 at the Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church in Columbia, Md.

The bride is the daughter of Jan and David Keister of Laurel, Md., and the granddaughter of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. John D. Keister of Strasburg and Dr. William R. Greco of Silver Spring, Md. The groom is the son of Sally and Tom Trodden of Lanham, Md.

The Rev. Craig Barton and the Rev. Keister performed the double-ring ceremony. Musicians were Joy Exner, pianist/organist; the Antares Musicians, string trio; and Andrew Exner, soloist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless, A-line gown of off-white silk Faille with an asymmetrically folded neckline, ruched natural waist and an asymmetrical bow in back. She wore a matching double-layer cage veil and carried a bouquet of mixed pink and green summer flowers including gerbera daisies and spider mums.

The maid of honor was Elise Keller. Bridesmaids were Allie Sfekas and Lindsay Sfekas, cousins of the bride, and Jacki Bower, Nicole Hovermale, Sarah Milligan and Leslie Fox. They each wore a Kelly green knee-length dress and carried a bouquet of pink and green summer flowers.

The best man was Ray Trodden, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were John Keister, brother of the bride, Tony Darden, uncle of the groom, and Jason Morrill, Paul Fiscella, Gabe Arias and Joe Gibbons.

A reception followed at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel.

The bride, a graduate of Washington College, is an elementary school teacher in the Howard County, Md., public schools.

The groom, a graduate of the University of Maryland, is an officer with the Howard County Police Department.

Following a wedding trip to Williamsburg, the couple are living in Fulton, Md.

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