Jim and Virginia Lancaster, Ottawa, plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Ottawa First United Methodist Church, 203 E. Fourth St.

Jim Lancaster and Virginia Carey were married Sunday, Feb. 4, 1962, at the Princeton United Methodist Church.

They live in Franklin County where Jim retired from Intrust Bank in Ottawa and Virginia retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce. They now are enjoying traveling, fishing, golfing, volunteering and attending their grandchildren’s activities.

The reception will be hosted by their children and grandchildren, Tim and Brenda Lancaster, Tate and Hope, Trent and Jody Lancaster, and Maddy and Cooper.