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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.

Old Christmas

Published: 11/21/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Old Christmas

The Amish enjoy celebrating the holidays just as much as anyone else.

Amish Spiritual Issues

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Spiritual Issues

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.

All about buggies

Published: 02/28/2013 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

All about buggies

Buggies are the iconic symbol of the Amish culture.

Amish Housing

Published: 12/02/2011 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Housing

Ohio Amish homes are easily picked out as one drives through a community. The houses are usually large but simple in design. Most feature white siding of some type. Porches and decks are common. There's a detached barn close to the house.

Amish Furniture Building

Published: 12/02/2011 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Furniture Building

One of the driving values that motivates an Amish community is maintaining their style of life and allowing their children the same option as they grow old enough to start their own families.

Amish Business

Published: 12/02/2011 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Business

Ohio Amish businesses offer the Amish an outlet to retain their way of life for many generations.


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