And the Beat Goes On The Amish population just keeps on growing at a robust rate.
Much of this growth can be attributed to the ability of the church to promote marriages within the faith.
Acknowledging that there are many variations, let’s take a look at some Amish dating customs The Setup Amish courtship traditionally begins at age 16 for the boys and age 14-15 for the girls.
Since everyone goes to Church every other week, it is makes sense for the older kids to stay late to mix and match.
So on Sunday evening at the same house where church service was held earlier in the day, after the adults have left, Amish kids meet for Sunday night singing.
As fireplaces and hard wooden chairs were replaced by central heating and comfortable sitting rooms, bundling faded (almost entirely) from the scene.
Clinging to Tradition It is interesting to note that the vast majority of Amish society condemns the practice of bed courtship.