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Gathering of sisters : a year with my old order Mennonite family / Darla Weaver.

Weaver, Darla, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

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Plainspoken : real-life stories of Amish and Mennonites.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 289.7092 WEA GAT (Text) 34207002196468 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 11/29/2018
Jay Co PL - Portland 289.7092 W363 (Text) 76383000462617 Adult New Shelf, NF Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781513803371 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Harrisonburg, Virginia : Herald Press, [2018]

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Once a week Darla Weaver bundles her children into the buggy, hitches up her spirited mare, and drives six miles to the farm where she grew up. There she gathers with her four sisters and their children for a day with their mother. In Gathering of Sisters, Weaver writes about her horse-and-buggy Mennonite family and the weekly women's gatherings that keep them connected. On warm days, the children play and fish and build houses of hay in the barn. In the winter, everyone stays close to the woodstove, with puzzles and games and crocheting. No matter the weather, the Tuesday get-togethers of this Old Order Mennonite family keep them grounded and centered in their love for God and for each other. The rest of the week is full of laundry, and errands, and work that never ends. But Tuesdays are about being sisters, daughters, and mothers. Hear straight from Amish and Mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press. Each book includes "A Day in the Life of the Author" and the author's answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Weaver, Darla.
Weaver, Darla > Family.
Old Order Mennonites > Biography.
Mennonite women > Religious life.

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