The largest Mennonite church is in colonial Pennsylvania. Another large Mennonite church is The General Conference Mennonite Church in Iowa. It started in 1860. In 1980 the churches had 109,000 worshipers from the United States and Canada.
The boys usually got married in his early twenties, and girls are a few years younger. The ceremony usually takes place at the samechurch as the mass in the morning. Most Amish people get married in November or December. When getting married the man does not give a diamond but instead he gives china or a clock. The couples keep the marrage a secret until July or August. Then the women will tell her family.