The Old Order Mennonite Sect at Kutztown

 

Today, about 136 Mennonite Plain Dutch families call the Kutztown area home, an increase of almost 40% in the last 15 years with meetinghouses being filled in Kutztown and Fleetwood (west of Kutztown) simultaneously on Sundays, instead of alternating weeks at the two locations as in years past. All of the East Penn Valley Mennonites are Wenger Mennonites from the Groffdale Conference, a title that can be traced to the first leader of the Old Order Mennonites, Joseph Wenger.

Source: A Look Back in History: The Old Order Mennonite Sect at Kutztown also preserving the Historic Oley Valley 

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