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The Norwich Amish community began services in 1954. The Amish meet in homes. The congregation originated through immigration from the United States beginning in 1954.

In 1965 there were 42 members; in 1975, 52. The congregation has been affiliated with the Old Order Amish. The language of worship is German.

R.R. 1, Norwich, ON. Located halfway between Tillsonburg and Norwich. Bishop Eli Schwarzentruber served in 2002 as a non-salaried congregational leader.

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Canadian Mennonite (1 May 1959): 1.

The New American Almanac (1996), (2002).


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published April 1986


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Epp, Marlene. "Norwich East District Amish (Norwich, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 1986. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norwich_East_District_Amish_(Norwich,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=76474.

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Epp, Marlene. (April 1986). Norwich East District Amish (Norwich, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norwich_East_District_Amish_(Norwich,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=76474.




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