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.
|Published||July 2, 2015|
|Updated||November 19, 2016|
|MLA Citation||“Amish Organization.” ReligionFacts.com. 19 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 20 Jan. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/|