Monday, May 11, 2009

Plain Resources...


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Country Stores

Country Housewares Store
589 Musser School Road
Leola, PA 17540

This is located near Bird n Hand, PA and is not part of the Amish attractions. Therefore, the prices are not marked up and you can get kitchen ware at wholesale prices. Great store. Amish ran.
Christian Dry Goods Store or sewing stuff, clothing, Christian music, etc.

http://www.candleonthehill.netFamily owned company offering sewing patterns, homemaking resources, and natural home products

Gohn Brothers
Dry goods, clothing, hats, shoes, furnishings

Box 1110, Middlebury IN 46540-1110 Toll Free (800) 595-0031

Amish & plain clothing. Free Catalog. Does not accept credit cards.
Yoder Department Store
State Road 5
P.O. Box 245
Shipshewana, IN 46565

Fabric Store in Amish country. Carries may different items.

The Urban Homemaker P.O. Box 72 Paonia, CO 81428 1-800-552-7323 Free Catalogue. Items for Homemakers interested in basics.
Lehman's is your source for old-fashioned, hard-to-find items such as pickle kegs, grain mills, wooden barrels, hand water pumps, wood cook-stoves, heating stoves, canning supplies, and much, much more. In all, we have over 3000 items online... more items than in our Catalog.

Online and print Catalogue of non-electric home items & appliances.

Hallelujah Hill
3220 W. Old State Road
Scottsville, KY 42164

*Custom-made, home-sewn plain clothes. This company makes plain, modest dresses with standing collars and full length aprons for additional modesty, jumpers, and standing-collar button-down shirts and broadfall pants for men. They can also supply women's undergarments, veiling, head coverings, suspenders, and a variety of homemade goods. They have a variety of fabrics from which you can choose, or you can send your own fabric from them to make your garments from (although they prefer working with solid, muted fabrics). Write for a Catalog and ask for samples of their fabric choices.

Amish and Plain Clothes Sewing Patterns
P.O. Box 326, Gettysburg OH 45328-0326
This company specializes in Amish and plain clothes sewing patterns. They have traditional Mennonite cape dresses, Ohio Amish dresses with aprons, contemporary cape dresses, Amish, Mennonite, and Shaker headcovering patterns, bonnet patterns, plain suit patterns, broadfall pants patterns, a variety of Amish and Mennonite shirt patterns, and much more! Write for a Catalog.
Smucker's Dry Goods
102 Glen Brook Road
Leola, PA 17540
*Specializing in fabrics, notions, gifts, and clocks, they also retail Amish shawls and Amish bonnets. Because they are run by Old Order Amish, they cannot be contacted by telephone at this time. Fabrics for plain clothing.
Books / Publications
Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc.
P.O. Box 3 Crockett, KY 41413

This Mennonite publishing company prints Biblical home schooling materials, tracts, Christian books, Christian and Mennonite history books, hymnals, and much more!

Amish Brotherhood Publications
2233 S.R. 557
Route 1
Baltic, Ohio 43804

A New Order Amish company publishing Biblical tracts.

Grace Press
366 Kurtz Road
Ephrata, PA 17522

This company would assert the same Biblical, conservative values that Rod and Staff would, but with a smaller operation.

Masthof Press Digital Production Manager
219 Mill Road
Morgantown, PA 19543
Masthof Press is a printing and publishing company, focusing on
helping self-publishers to print their books on-demand. Original they focused on Mennonite genealogies and family histories, but now they print any type of book for authors, including the Carrie Bender series. With their new digital printing technologies, you can order your books in as few as 25 copies at an affordable price. They also offer book layout and design services, printing of other promotional pieces, publishing a quarterly Mennonite Family History Magazine, and have a bookstore in Morgantown, Pennsylvania.


Pathway Publishers
Route 4
Alymer Ontario
N5H 2R3

Family Life, Young Companion, Blackboard Bulletin (Amish magazines,
publish by the Amish) ($6.00 each or $17.00 for all three, year subscription)
The Conservative Friend Periodicals

Published quarterly by the
Ohio Yearly Meeting Wider Fellowship of Conservative Friends
incorporates Christian Friends News

Financed primarily through contributions. The value of a subscription is
about $10.00 per year. Any amount over $10.00 per year is probably tax deductible. Make checks payable to �The Conservative Friend - Ohio Yearly Meeting.�

Editor: Susan Smith, 3876 Hopkins Gap Road, Harrisonburg VA 22802

Treasurer: Elvina Krekler, 1187 State Hwy. 250, Adena OH 43901
Wider Fellowship of Conservative Friends Convenor:
Nancy Hawkins, 5190 Kirk Road, Columbiana OH 44408

Calvary Messenger
Mark I. Beachy
11095 Pleasant Hill Road NW
Dundee, OH 44624

Conservative Amish Mennonite publication. ($6.50 1 year/$18.50 3 years)

The Budget
P.O. Box 249
Sugarcreek, OH 44681

Amish & Mennonite weekly newspaper. ($3.00 each, or $28.00 for 6 months, $40.00 a year)

Die Botschaft
Lancaster, PA 17608-0807
Similar to The Budget but only for Old Order or "team" church
members to place adverts. But anyone can subscribe. ($28.00 either for a year or 6 months, can't recall)
The Dairy P.O. Box 98 Gordonville, PA 17529

Also similar to the Budget, but for the Old Order Amish ($1.75 per issue, or $20.00 per year)

Plain Interests
550 Weaver Road
Millerburg, PA 17061

This is a small monthly newspaper, the content of which is broader than The Budget. (Subscription rates: $12.00 per year U.S., $17.00 per year *U.S. funds* Canada

Wisdom's Gate
PO Box 374
Covert, MI 49043
Conservative ladies publication. Subscription is $16/yr (or $22/yr Canada). As is their policy, when you buy a subscription, you get a free gift subscription for a friend. What I did was another sister on another list bought the subscription, I sent her $8 (so along w/her $8 that was the $16) and we both have a subscription. Perhaps you can find someone who'd like to go "halves" with you, also :)
Amish Country News Subscription
P.O. Box 414
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

Amish Country News is printed 7 times per year --- Spring, June, July, August, September, October and Holiday. Annual subscriptions are available for $16 (within the United States). A subscription also makes a nice gift.


26 Road 5577
Farmington, NM 87401 USA
phone: (505)-632-3521
fax: (505)-632-1246
Lamp and Light Publishers offers free Bible study courses on various subjects for teens & adults. The courses are very well done, and easy to understand. Just contact them at the above address, and they will be glad to send you information on everything that they offer.
Ohio Amish Library
4292 S.R. 39
Millersburg, Ohio 44654
Plain Libraries. A very resourceful Old Order Amish library. Their publication, Old Order Notes, is excellently composed and offers the reader a wealth of information.
Home Messenger Library
1438-H W. Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
This library is governed by the Weaverland Conference and was designed for Old Order and Conservative Mennonite churches. Their purpose is "to provide and circulate, through a lending library, reading material that promotes spiritual growth and truth. Material in the lending library includes conservative publications, school curriculum and a children' section. Also included are approved biographies, historical, devotional, and secular books. Their two other purposes are to provide an historical archival section pertaining to Old Order and Conservative Mennonite Churches, and also to house their publications.
OGBB Publication

The Vindicator
6952 N. Montgomery County Rd.
Englewood, OH 45322-9748

$15 a year

Biblical Counseling

Grace for Life Ministries began several years ago as a biblically based Christ centered Ministry reaching out to families of and with developmental disabilities. However, now working within the Plain Community, counseling services offered are based upon the needs as they arise. I am an Ordained Christian Pastoral Counselor, a Clinical Member of the National Christian Counselors Association, Board Certified Faith Based Crisis and Abuse therapist by the N.C.C.A. I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Counseling from Trinity College and a Masters Degree in Clinical Christian Counseling from Colorado Theological Seminary. For more information please visit my website: Blessings, Tom Miller


mennonitemaidens said...

Greetings, I love your blog but may I ask that you cite your work. I certainly don't mind the resource link but could you kindly provide where you recieved the information.
Mennonite Maidens

There is an update to this link as some information such as phone numbers have been corrected/updated.

mennonitemaidens said...

Hi I love your site and blog and appreciate you sharing on modesty and plain living. May I ask that you cite your resources as there are updates to incorrect phone numbers and updates to outdated links. This will also keep you from having problems of copyright issues.

Thank you Mennonite Maidens.


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