James and Claudia Lathers of Johnstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Merilee Lynette Lathers, to Pastor Michael Vincent Arbige, the son of Vincent and Donna Arbige of Amsterdam.
Lathers recently graduated from DeVry University with a bachelor's degree in project management and is employed by R & A Waite Inc., Johnstown.
Arbige is a 2008 graduate of Liberty University with a degree in religion. He is the pastor of the Lord of the Harvest Church, Amsterdam.
The wedding is planned for Nov. 12 in Broadalbin.