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hexola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-31-04 01:39 PM
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11. No - the old PA Mennonite churches...
...Seem to a a hot bed of fundamentalism. Most of the women don't wear the "vegetable strainers" bonnets anymore...Not sure how much weight Mr. Menno has in these groups...

The Agriculturist culture is dying...replaced by corporate. The farms have been sold. The family is broken up. I think some of these smaller churches have lost track of their founding principles...and have been taken over by more fundamentalist members...

I've lived in this region for 30 years...the character of Menno churches has definitely changed...
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