50 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Amish

No Huge Church Buildings


When one hears the word “church,” it is almost always used in its architectural sense. However, there is a vast difference between the Amish community and other forms of Christianity. There is no official Amish religious building, and thus, every Amish town is separated into precincts. Since the Amish were persecuted, they have held church services at their homes or their neighbor’s home with a different member hosting weekly. Though this is somewhat an odd way to hold services, it emphasizes the significance of religion in the homes and makes the religious aspect easier for the community.