Belle Center New Order Amish Settlement (Belle Center, Ohio, USA)

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The Belle Center New Order Amish settlement near Belle Center, Logan County, Ohio, USA (north of Bellefontaine) was established in 1974. The settlement started with persons from Hartville, Ohio, as well as other states like Wisconsin.

Many families in the settlement are engaged in carpentry, woodworking and cabinet making. Belle Center is considered one of "non-electric" New Order Amish.

In 2014 the settlement was part of the New Order Amish. The bishops were Wallace Byler (retired), Dan J. Gingerich (retired), Monroe Hochstetler, Carl Burkholder, David E. Yoder and Marcus Jay Schlabach. There were four districts with a total of 86 family units.

The settlement also had four parochial schools. The group of New Order Amish did not have church houses, and continued to meet in homes.

Bibliography

New Order Amish Directory (2014): 20-41.

Waldrep, G. C. "The New Order Amish and para-Amish groups: spiritual renewal within tradition." Mennonite Quarterly Review 82 (July 2008): 395-426.

Additional Information

Address: Belle Center, Ohio, USA

Phone:

Denominational Affiliations:

New Order Amish


Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published February 2020


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Steiner, Samuel J. "Belle Center New Order Amish Settlement (Belle Center, Ohio, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2020. Web. 6 Jun 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Belle_Center_New_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Belle_Center,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=166894.

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Steiner, Samuel J. (February 2020). Belle Center New Order Amish Settlement (Belle Center, Ohio, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 6 June 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Belle_Center_New_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Belle_Center,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=166894.




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