Lauren Jane Christopherson of Traverse City and James Michael Flynn of Harrisville, Mich., wish to announce their engagement. They are planning an Aug. 16, 2013, wedding at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Traverse City.
Lauren is the daughter of Rodney and Connie Christopherson of Traverse City. She received a bachelor of arts degree in advertising from Michigan State University in East Lansing.
James is the son of Michael and Nancy Flynn of Harrisville. He received a bachelor of science degree in packaging from Michigan State University. James is a packaging engineer for Orchid Orthopedics in Bridgeport, Mich.