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How are Amish communities organized?

Amish church and community circles intersect and overlap in many ways. When discussing Amish communities, you may hear the three terms district, settlement, and affiliation.  These terms refer to three distinct ways in which Amish society is ordered.

Preparing an Amish home for church

What if, instead of simply getting up, dressing in your Sunday best and driving to church, church came to you?

Amish Leadership

Published: 02/03/2017 by Paul J. Miller in Amish 101

Amish Leadership

Amish select leaders by divine intervention

Things Amish children learn in school (not in a textbook).

Published: 01/06/2017 by Paul J. Miller in Amish 101

Things Amish children learn in school (not in a textbook).

There is are somethings in a Amish child's education that cant be found in a textbook.

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

Published: 09/27/2016 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

The Swartzentruber group has maintained the original core definition of separating themselves from the world.

Lighting in an Amish Home

Published: 03/09/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Lighting in an Amish Home

How do the Amish light their homes. Without a public power connection, it’s not as easy as flicking a switch.

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Published: 02/15/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Amish women are esteemed in Amish society for the contribution they make to home and community.

The Amish and Their Horses

Published: 02/03/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

The Amish and Their Horses

The horse and buggy often is the first thing people look for when entering Amish country.

Laundry Day

Published: 02/02/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Laundry Day

Laundry day takes up a big chunk of the day.

The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Published: 01/26/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Among the Amish, Rumspringa simply refers to adolescence.


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