Mennonites

By: Logan Weis - 5th hour

Main Beliefs

1. Believe in one God, Jesus Christ is the savior.

2. Believe that Jesus taught how to live nonviolently and peacefully.

3. Their ultimate loyalty belongs to God, not the nation they live in or the military.

4. They practice adult baptism, which includes public commitment to identify that they're following Jesus.

(practice differs from community to community)

History

-Began in 16th century in Central part of Europe

-Menno Simons became an Anabaptist leader

-Mennonite was used as a nickname, then became a label

Organization

-They worship on Sundays in a church

-They also pray on a daily basis

-Their sacred text is the Bible

Statistics

1,700,000 worldwide as of 2012.