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Beachy Amish Mennonites

Classification scheme: 
IX-1

Title: Beachy Amish Mennonite collection

Dates of creation: [196-?], 1967, 1968

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Administrative history: "The Beachy Amish Mennonites are a conservative Anabaptist denomination with Old Order Amish origins. They have supported the 1632 Dordrecht Confession of Faith and also maintained a set of distinctive practices and limits on lifestyle choices. However, they are not as strict in their practices as the Old Order Amish and have been evangelically oriented, prompting them to engage in outreach and mission programs. The Beachy denomination has been congregational but with many service programs stitching the individual churches together. While the formal Beachy denomination is the largest Amish Mennonite constituency, several other constituencies have their roots in the Beachy movement, including Maranatha Amish Mennonite, Ambassadors Amish Mennonite, Berea Amish Mennonite, Midwest Beachy Amish Mennonite, and Mennonite Christian Fellowship."

Custodial history: Received by the Archives at an unknown time

Scope and content: Photocopies of six published Beachy Amish Mennonite monographs

Notes: Archival description created 2017 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.
Administrative history is taken from: Anderson, Cory. "Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2014. Web. 29 Sep 2017.

File list:

  1. Yoder, Marie. Amish Mennonite Aid's Witness in Berlin, Germany. Orange, Va.: Amish Mennonite Aid, Aug 1968.
  2. Amish Mennonite Aid Overseas Voluntary Service Manual. East Rochester, Ohio: Amish Mennonite Aid, 15 Jun 1967
  3. Congregational calendars
    Napanee Amish Mennonite Church
    Clinton Amish Mennonite Church
  4. Statement of Belief
    Mountain View Amish Mennonite Congregation, Salisbury, Pa.
  5. Yoder, Harvey. The Youth Fellowship Meeting: What It Is and How It Came to Be.

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Contact

Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6

Phone: 519-885-0220 x24238

Email: marchive@uwaterloo.ca