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Ordnungsgemein (Ortnungsgmee in Pennsylvania German) is the Old Order Amish term for the "counsel meeting" held preliminary to holding the communion service, when all matters of discipline needing attention were dealt with and the congregation brought into accord with the "Ordnung" or regulations of the church.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956


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Bender, Harold S. "Ordnungsgemein." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 23 May 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ordnungsgemein&oldid=76700.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Ordnungsgemein. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 May 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ordnungsgemein&oldid=76700.




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