Sheep Shearing Festival

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May 3rd and May 24th 9:00-4:00 p.m. Shear Madness at the Amish Farm and House! Join us for our Annual Sheep Shearing days on May 3rd and May 24th from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. We will have live sheep shearing demonstrations done by a professional. The purpose of sheep shearing is to get the sheep […]

“Amish Grace” Movie – Forgiving the Unforgivable

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Thursday night the Lifetime Movie Network re-broadcast its new movie, “Amish Grace”, loosely based upon the 2006 Amish school shooting in Lancaster County, PA.  (See our earlier post from March 30th.) Since I am writing from Lancaster County, there were a few obvious production errors in this movie. The Amish buggies in the movie were […]

“Amish Grace” Movie on Lifetime Network

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Hollywood has once again taken on story-telling within Lancaster’s Amish community.  The Lifetime Movie Network has produced the movie “Amish Grace”, which first aired over the Lifetime Network last Sunday evening to over four million viewers.  film is based on the book, Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy, by Donald Kraybill, Steven Nolt, and David […]

Amish School Shooting – Third Anniversary

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It was three years ago today that gunman Charles Roberts entered the Nickel Mines Amish School in rural Lancaster County.  In this tragic Amish school shooting, he shot to death five young girls and wounded others before killing himself. Some of the families who lost a daughter that morning have since given birth to new […]