Bill and Nancy Stern will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31.
They were united in marriage on Aug. 31, 1963, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bedford, Pa., by The Reverend Jack E. Stouffer.
The Sterns have three sons, Charles, married to Marcie; David, married to Becky (children Jennifer and Sarah Beth); Timothy, married to Samantha (children Braden and Carson).
Stern is the son of the late Charles and Edith Stern of Bedford and Mrs. Stern is the daughter of the late Foster and Mildred Judy of Bedford.
A celebration reception is planned for 2 p.m. in Winchester's Grace Lutheran Church on Sept. 14.