Lizeth Leon Arbelaez and Michael Benjamin Kinney, both of Decatur, were married at 5 p.m. Dec. 12, 2009, in First Christian Church, with the Rev. Wayne Kent officiating.

Elvira Arbelaez and Guillermo Leon of Cali, Colombia, are parents of the bride.

Vickie and Ross Nelson of Decatur and David and Julie Kinney of Murphysboro, Tenn., are parents of the bridegroom. His grandparents are Benny and Marilyn Haws and Ellsworth and Jeannine Kinney.

Matron of honor was Stacey Huffman. Brent Sloan served as best man.

The bride is a graduate of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia. She is a microbiologist at Tate & Lyle.

The bridegroom is a graduate of MacArthur High School. He is a cable technician with Comcast.

After a wedding trip to Bogota and Cali, Colombia, the couple resides in Decatur.

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