Don't Be Messin' with the Essenses

By: Hailey Hebert and Casey Crouch

Beliefs

We believe in the future resurrection into the world to come where the righteous would share in the glory of Adam.
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Different

The Essenes got tired of the hypocrisy of the Pharisees and Sadducees, so we moved by the Dead Sea and copied scriptures. We lived in a somewhat secluded communal life. We care for the poor and strangers. The way we live is a somewhat monastic life.
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Reasons to Join

John the Baptist is believed to be an Essene!

"I am the voice of one crying out in the dessert, Make straight the way of the Lord"

~ John 1: 23

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