Yesterday, roughly 900 Amish churches across North America met for Sunday service (900 would mean roughly half of the present 1800 Amish church districts; Amish congregations meet every other week with districts alternating Sundays). Leading the Amish congregation are a ministry consisting of a bishop, 2 or sometimes 3 ministers, and a deacon. What roles do the Amish bishop, minister, and deacon play? Do Amish…
My mother had two small signs in her kitchen she got on a trip to Lancaster County.
“The hurrier I go the behinder I get.”
“This house is clean enough to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy.”
Don’t know if the Amish had anything to do with them, maybe Pennsylvania Dutch?
Thanks for sharing Bill, I have heard the first before. They both sound quite ‘Dutchy’. I liked the yesterday/today one as it seems like it can have a couple of different meanings depending on how you interpret it.
Saw this sign at a bakery shop in Lancaster last Fall, mixed in with the goods & prices…
So is tomorrow