Amish families and communities maintain a more primitive lifestyle than the surrounding culture. Amish believe large families are a blessing from God. Amish rules allow marrying only between members of the Amish Church. The elderly do not go to a retirement facility; they remain at home.
Amish – Wikipedia – The Anabaptist movement, from which the Amish later emerged, started in circles around Huldrych Zwingli (1484 – 1531) who led the early Reformation in Switzerland.In Zurich on 21 January 1525, Conrad Grebel and George Blaurock practiced adult baptism to each other and then to others. This Swiss movement, part of the Radical Reformation, later became known as Swiss Brethren.
Amish Country – Lawrenceburg, Tennessee – Based upon a publication written by Faye Henson for the Chamber of Commerce. The Amish came to Lawrence County in January of 1944 from Mississippi.
Kalona is the oldest and best-known of all Iowa Amish settlements. Founded in 1846, Kalona recently added another church district, giving it a total of 9 today, and a population of roughly 1,200 Amish.
Using up scraps to make matching dresses for the … – Using up scraps to make matching dresses for the grandbabies. The sun is out! The sky is so lovely today. What a great master artist we have. Only He could paint a picture like this.
Odd question about maternity clothes Raggedyanne asked: OK this is crazy but I am getting married and my mom is pregnant. Is it possible to find a maternity mother of the
shopping for a sikh wedding? lax s asked: i’m having a sikh wedding in October 2007, and know not very much about it! I want to get my gift shopping done