Faith Dana Spencer and James Warren Armstrong were married April 7 at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. The Rev. Beverly A. Barlett, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony, a portion of which was held in the Dana Chapel, named for the bride’s maternal great-grandmother, the late Alice Abigail Dana.
Mrs. Armstrong, 27, is a substitute elementary schoolteacher in the Berkeley-Charleston South Carolina County School System. She graduated from Sewanee: the University of the South and received a master’s degree in elementary education from the College of Charleston.
She is the daughter of Alice D. Spencer and Lee B. Spencer Jr. of New York. The bride’s father retired as the executive vice president and the general counsel of the Prudential Securities Group in New York. He was previously a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, a law firm in New York, and the director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington. Her mother is on the board of the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vt.
Mr. Armstrong, 29, is a branch manager with the Fairway Independent Mortgage Group in Mount Pleasant, S.C. He graduated from the University of South Carolina.
He is the son of June Darnell Kemp of Bamburg, S.C., and Scott P. Armstrong of Cairo, Ill. The groom is also the stepson of Robert W. Kemp. The groom’s mother is an administrator at Orangeburg Preparatory School in Orangeburg, S.C. His father retired after a career in the United States Air Force. He was last stationed at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta Ga., and achieved the rank of chief master sergeant. The groom’s stepfather is a retired supervisor at the Delavan Corporation, a manufacturer in Bamburg.
The couple met through a mutual friend at a rooftop bar in Charleston in 2015.