The Rev. and Mrs. Peter Mitchell of Woodstock celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec. 20, 2012.
Peter Mitchell of Mt. Crawford married the former Amy Kathleen Butler of Alexandria on Dec. 20, 1987, at Kent Island United Methodist Church on the Eastern shore of Maryland. The Rev. Bruce A. Mitchell, father of the groom co-officiated with Pastor Robbie Lee, friend of the families. The bride was given away by her father, John Allen Michael Butler IV, and her mother, Justine Anna Smith. The bride's sister Margaret Eden Butler was flower girl, the groom's nephew Michael Jared Cole was ring bearer, the groom's brother Michael Henry Mitchell was best man, and the bride's best friend from college the former Elizabeth Rae Richardson (Updike) was maid of honor. Siblings of the bride and groom, the former Brenda Gay Mitchell (Kniss) and Matthew Allen Butler, were attendants.
The Rev. and Mrs. Mitchell are blessed with four beautiful children: Twins Samuel Butler and Fiona Kathleen, age 8, and twins Bruce Alan II and Anna-Justine, age 6. Peter is the pastor of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Woodstock, and Amy is a singer, private music teacher and homemaker.
The Mitchells look forward to an anniversary cruise to the Caribbean in 2013.