Leon Murphy and Christie Badders were married Jan. 2, 1964, in St. John. They celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Calvary Baptist Church. Serving as hosts will be their children, Aaron and Angela Murphy, Sherrina and Doug Badders, Jim and Kathleen Badders, and Connie and Mahlon Bontrager, and their families.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.