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Amish Organization

The Amish community is divided into church districts, autonomous congregations of about 75 baptized members. This small number is necessary because congregations meet in member's homes — there are no Amish churches. Each district has a bishop, two to four preachers, and an elder and is very independent; there are no Amish general conferences or cooperative agencies.

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Title Amish Organization
URL www.religionfacts.com/amish/organization
Short URLrlft.co/780
UpdatedNovember 19, 2016
MLA Citation“Amish Organization.” ReligionFacts.com. 19 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 20 Jan. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/amish/organization>

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