Chris Wheeler and Rachel Barnett (Submitted photo)
Chris Wheeler and Rachel Barnett (Submitted photo)
Rachel Barnett and Chris Wheeler, both of Harlan, Ky., announce their engagement and August wedding.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Larry Barnett of Cincinnati, Ohio and the late Donna Barnett. She is a graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed as a peer support specialist at Lydia’s House in Benham, Ky.

The groom-to-be is the son of Barbara Wheeler of Hanover and the late Ricky Wheeler. He is a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He earned a bachelor of sacred literature degree from the Louisville Bible College. He is currently seeking a master’s degree at Johnson University. He serves as the youth pastor at Harlan Christian Church in Harlan, Ky.

The wedding is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19., 2017 at Harlan Christian Church. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Harlan Civic Center. A local reception will be held in Madison at a later date. Invitations have been sent.