Robyn Schuyler Fisher and Kirk Patrick Rogers, both of Columbia, were united in marriage May 20 at Washington Street United Methodist Church in Columbia. The Rev. Patricia J. Parrish officiated the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Ed and Sara Fisher of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Fisher and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Barrett. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a master’s degree in architecture from North Carolina State University.
The groom is the son of Kim and George Patrick Rogers of Casselberry, Florida. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Rogers of Maitland, Florida, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schardien. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Lees-McRae College and a master’s degree in leadership from Shorter University.
The bride was escorted by father and given in marriage by her parents. Organist Louis Shirer provided music.
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Maid of honor was Jessica Elaine Ruff of Columbia. Matron of honor was Barrett Fisher Case of Columbia. Bridesmaids were Monica Floyd of Greenville, Dr. Margaret Gray of Charleston, Jessica Warren of Columbia, and Dr. Jennifer Zurosky of Atlanta.
Best man was Adam Canoy of Stem, North Carolina. Groomsmen were Kevin Anderson of Houston; Brent Jackson of Fort Myers, Florida; Matt Jackson of Bozeman, Montana; Neil Sleight of Chicago; and David Case of New Orleans.
Greeters were Anne Spencer Alexander of Columbia and Madison Gray of Charleston.
A reception followed at 701 Whaley.
After their honeymoon in Maya Riviera, Mexico, the couple will reside in Columbia.
In her own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: While visiting a friend in Young Harris, Georgia, she introduced us.
Q: When did you know your fiance was “the one”?
A: After meeting, we lived in different states and would text often. After a few months, I asked him if his cell phone also made phone calls. Thirty seconds later, he called – and then I knew.
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: He took me to a beautiful part of the Appalachian Trail where he had hiked. As I was looking at a beautiful waterfall, I turned around, and he was on one knee and asked me if I would share all of his adventures with him in the future.
Q: What part of the wedding day are you most looking forward to?
A: I am most looking forward to our first kiss as a married couple and thinking about how many more will come in the future.
Q: How did you choose the venue where you will be married?
A: My parents, grandparents and sister were married there, and it is church that I grew up attending.
Q: What was the significance of the music played during your ceremony?
A: The recessional, Charles-Marie Widor’s “Toccata,” was played at my parents’ wedding and my sister’s wedding.
Q: Will you have something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue? What are they?
A: Old, my grandfather’s monogrammed handkerchief; borrowed, my sister’s sequined wedding sneakers; new, a sixpence for “forever” good fortune.