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What church can i go to convert to amish

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melissa6971

Asked by melissa6971 at 11:08 AM on Feb. 19, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I think you have to be born.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 11:11 AM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • There is an article on line so you want to be amish read this it answers all of your questions
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 11:16 AM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I thought you had to be born Amish?
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 11:20 AM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • If you're actually serious, I'd suggest you look into a Mennonite church first. (kind of like Amish lite)
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:26 AM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • The Amish are anabaptists, meaning that you have to be an adult in order to make the decision to be a member of their church/community. You can probably convert, but they might be skeptical of an "English" person who wants to be a part of a church that they have not been raised in. I would imagine that you would need find an Amish community and actually go talk to one of the Elders.
    -Eilish-

    Answer by -Eilish- at 11:46 AM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I agree with Eilish, I would find a community and talk to the Elders first. From what I know of them they are very wary of people that weren't born Amish, "English' as they call us. Or look in to a Mennonite church first as a pp suggested.
    countrygirl06

    Answer by countrygirl06 at 12:28 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Have you looked into being a Quaker?

    tiddliwinks

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 8:41 AM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • ~giggles~ i just love the irony of you using a computer to ask this.

    Ask them, and get rid of the computer, the phone, and stop talking to people who aren't amish.
    Piskie

    Answer by Piskie at 12:15 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

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