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.
What if, instead of simply getting up, dressing in your Sunday best and driving to church, church came to you?
Published: 02/03/2017 by Paul J. Miller in Amish 101
Amish select leaders by divine intervention
Published: 01/06/2017 by Paul J. Miller in Amish 101
There is are somethings in a Amish child's education that cant be found in a textbook.
Published: 09/27/2016 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101
The Swartzentruber group has maintained the original core definition of separating themselves from the world.
Published: 03/09/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
How do the Amish light their homes. Without a public power connection, it’s not as easy as flicking a switch.
Published: 02/15/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
Amish women are esteemed in Amish society for the contribution they make to home and community.
Published: 02/03/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
The horse and buggy often is the first thing people look for when entering Amish country.
Published: 02/02/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
Laundry day takes up a big chunk of the day.
Published: 01/26/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
Among the Amish, Rumspringa simply refers to adolescence.