The liturgy below is of an Anabaptist group in Waldshut. Unlike other Anabaptists, this community was not on the run, but settled in a place where the people enjoyed greater freedom of worship. These Anabaptists were also led by a minister who was a liturgical scholar.
The traditional style of worship in Mennonite history has been simple, exhortatory, and penitential, focusing on conversion and holy living. Preaching has been the climax of the worship assembly.