Kristen Adele Brands and Thomas Kevin Sandhurst were married April 23 at Shalom Christian Reformed Church, Sioux Falls, S.D., with the Rev. Seth Sundstrom officiating.

Parents of the couple are Jeff and Leanne Brands, Sioux Falls, and Darryl and Julie Sandhurst, Avoca.

Matron of honor was Kelli Langfitt. Bridesmaids were Kimberly Brands, Kensi Brands, Jena Van Peursem and Amy Chepulis. Flower girl was Katherine Chepulis.

Best man was Chad Aurich. Groomsmen were Justin Genschorck, Andres Artunduaga, Luke Yost and Joshua Murdoch. Honorary ring bearer was Eli Chepulis. Ushers were John Oolman and Paul Dennis.

A reception and dance were at The Riveria, Brandon, S.D.

The bride is a graduate of Sioux Falls Christian and Dordt College. She is employed as an accounting manager at Byrne Companies, Sioux Falls.

The groom is a graduate of Fulda High School and the University of Sioux Falls. He is employed as an underwriter at Risk Administration Services Inc,, Sioux Falls.  

They live in Sioux Falls.