The Amish believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and would be a part of the protestant stream of theology. They emerged from the Anabaptists who began in the early 1500's. The Anabaptists, meaning re-baptizers, broke from the Catholic Church over infant baptism among other things. They believed that a person should be baptized only after an adult confession of faith.
They differ, however, in lifestyle issues since they believe that much of what is seen in Christendom has been impacted by the world. This is part of what led to the split with the Mennonites in the 1600's. Things were ...
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This morning as I was spreading my honey on my toast, a flood of memories came back of my childhood. We had food traditions and I believe many families do, not only among the Amish.
On Saturday afternoon my mom would bake bread and we'd sit and spread butter and honey on it while it was still warm.
When we'd have summer rainstorms, we'd celebrate with popcorn and grape juice. That was a Sunday afternoon special too.
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The Izaak Walton League will hold its annual Trout Derby on Saturday, May 4, 1 p.m. at Freedlander Park.
The day begins with a clinic, presented by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, which is required for participation in the derby, open for children ages 1 to 15. There is no pre-registration. The clinic, on the essentials of fishing and water safety, will be held inside Freedlander Chalet.
Participants must bring their own poles, bait and equipment. Freedlander pond will be freshly stocked specifically for the children to fish on derby day. Absolutely no fishing prior to May 4. Call the ...
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