Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church (Clayton, Illinois, USA)

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The Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church in Clayton, Illinois, USA was established in 1992. The congregation started when New Boston Amish Mennonite church members migrated to Clayton to form a more conservative Beachy Amish congregation.

In 2006, Siloam Springs retained the the German language in worship services unless there was a visitor who did not understand German. They held Sunday School every other Sunday and dressed similarly to the New Order Amish.

In 2018 the church was a member of the Midwest Beachy Amish Mennonite Church and had a membership of 100. The bishop was Wilmer Byler, and the ministers were Nelson Schrock and Marvin Ray Yoder.

Bibliography

Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 97.

Anderson, Cory Alexander. "The Diffusion of Beachy Amish Mennonite Congregations in the US South: A Regional Chronicle and Spatial Analysis." Unpublished paper, 2006: 43. Web. 16 March 2018. http://www.beachyam.org/librarybooks/Anderson(2006)_Diffusion.pdf.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 47.

Additional Information

Address: 1390 E. 3000th Street, Clayton, Illinois

Phone: 217-894-7101

Website:

Denominational Affiliations:

Midwest Beachy Amish Mennonite Church

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Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published March 2018


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Steiner, Sam. "Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church (Clayton, Illinois, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2018. Web. 22 Jul 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Siloam_Springs_Amish_Mennonite_Church_(Clayton,_Illinois,_USA)&oldid=160379.

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Steiner, Sam. (March 2018). Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church (Clayton, Illinois, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 July 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Siloam_Springs_Amish_Mennonite_Church_(Clayton,_Illinois,_USA)&oldid=160379.




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