Welcome to the Amish schoolhouse!

Hello, and welcome to my site, The Amish Schoolhouse. Open the door and let the learning begin. Here you will learn about all things Amish. Ever wonder why Amish ride in Amish buggies instead of cars? This is the place to look. Make sure to check out my new page on the Pontotoc county Amish. Recently added Ethridge Amish.

Inside a one-room Amish schoolhouse.
Inside a one-room schoolhouse
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Amish ceremonies play a large part in the Amish settlements. Baptism, communion, weddings, and funerals are four of the ceremonies that the Amish perform.


Did you know that the Amish have been around since the 1700’s? The one-room schoolhouses came after the Great Depression. The Amish have a strong Christian belief system.The strict rules for the Amish way of life is called Ordnung. Can you believe the Amish can’t even watch television? Even though, the Amish can’t watch television, sometimes we find them on the Amish news. They are excellent craftsmen with their focus on Amish furniture. Many Amish men make a living in woodworking.

Here are some facts about the Amish faith. First, the Amish believe God has called them to a life of faith, humility and service. Second, their beliefs and faith bring the Amish settlements closer together. Amish are educated in Amish schoolhouses and education is essential to the livelihood of each Amish settlement. Some still learn in one-room Amish schoolhouses. You will learn about the Amish family life, their clothing and their work. Amish don’t always agree with our government but some do voice their opinion by voting. To top it all off, I have some awesome Amish books you can check out. Oh, I almost forgot, Amish women are great cooks. Lastly, take a look at some of these traditional Amish Recipes. Slap on some Amish barbecue sauce to your grilling meat and you’ll be set up.

Traditional Amish schoolhouse
Traditional Amish Schoolhouse

What does the Lord require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.

Micah 6:8