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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I'm just getting back from an amazing 40th birthday beach bash with my girlfriends.
We stayed in a little village named Pinecraft, an Amish and Mennonite community in Sarasota, Fla. Pinecraft is the number one vacation spot for the Amish. The Pioneer Trails tour busses run from Holmes County to Sarasota a couple times a week. It is convenient for the Amish in our community as they make stops to pick up passengers in local towns like Mt. Hope, Berlin and Sugarcreek before they head south. Another thing they take is the local ...
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For 10 years the Killbuck Savings Bank Company has participated in fundraising for the American Cancer Society and has had great success. Their annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Car Show, one of their premier fundraising events, will be held this year May 18 at 165 N. Main St. at Killbuck. All proceeds from the car show will be donated to the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life event in June.
Car show registration will take place from 10 a.m. to noon the day of the show. There is a fee per car. The first 100 cars registered will ...
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