Now that Freeman is gone, Jolin has smooth sailing in Paradise. People are happy that they will not be possessed by the devil just by being around Freeman. Jolin is building a good relationship with the people in Paradise and they are starting to trust him. Jolin lets them know that they can always find him and set up his operation at the gun range.
Alvin is now coming with Caleb to make collections, because people do not want to pay him. They heard stuff about Levi and Caleb works for Levi. Alvin also works for Levi, but he is Amish and Caleb belongs to the Brethren, and not respected by the Amish. The church has taken action against Levi, since they heard about his side business and word spreads quickly in Amish country. Levi is not yet aware that his power in the community has dwindled and he can no longer collect Amish Aid. On their first collection, the person told Caleb and Alvin that the church told him not to pay Levi.
Esther brought Levi a pie and tells Levi that she is very concerned that since Freeman left, John has been acting very strange. Levi does not care about John and suggests that he disappear too. John was working with Levi, but turned against him and started working with Merlin. Esther disagrees, she took steps to get rid of Freeman, but never made a deal to eliminate John from the equation. Now Levi wants John gone. The producers asked Levi why he did not mention the church problem to Esther, but he said it is none of her business.
In McCook County, S.D., Merlin is still away dealing with his problems. He is feeling much better and following the Ordnung which are strict rules handed down from the bishops. They are regarding behavior, what is accepted and what is grounds for being shunned. Merlin now believes that the Ordnung has become too lax and he will now be enforcing a new Ordnung in Lancaster and Ohio. Merlin intends to enforce his rules that include no collecting Amish Aid unless you are Amish. No Mennonite, or Brethren will do this and the dress codes will be enforced too. No cell phones will be allowed either as they do the work of the devil.
In Ohio, Wayne is busy with his tree removal company removing the poisoned trees, before they infect the good trees. This must be done immediately and his crew is busy. One man accuses Wayne of poisoning the trees so he can get work and does not want to work anymore. Wayne and he are going to have a fight to settle this once and for all. The Amish people are against fighting, but when something must be settled, they stay away from the eye of the church and set up hay bales in a cornfield and take bets on the fighters. Wayne is small in stature, and has been fighting bigger guys all his life. He is fearless. Wayne won the fight easily.
In Lancaster, Caleb is washing his truck when the bishop’s daughter comes by again. If he is caught with her, it could be bad for both of them, especially her. Alan has been keeping an eye on Caleb for the bishop, and he knows that the bishop will not be happy when he finds out about his daughter and Caleb.
Back in South Dakota, the Kentucky Ordnung heard about Merlin’s Ordnung and he is hoping he will be invited to Kentucky by their leader, Paul. If he can team up with them, he can get them to side with him against Levi.
In Hart County, Ky., the Amish community is quieter and more god-fearing than in Lancaster. With fewer people there, they tend to be much more strict. Paul has been known to break someone’s hand for using a cell phone.
Alvin went to teach a lesson to the man who would not pay Amish Aid. He smashed everything in the man’s store. When the producer asked Alvin why he did what he did, even though the church told him not to pay; Alvin had no answer.
Alan went to see the bishop and report back to him. He told the bishop about his daughter and Caleb. Now the bishop wants to know why Levi did not tell him about this? Alan told the bishop that he does not know the real Levi.
Levi came out the Paradise to discuss the lack of payments coming in with Jolin. The money is coming in for Jolin, but Levi is desperate, and asks Jolin to throw a hut party to make some quick money.
Alan is waiting for the repercussions from the bishop to come down. He knows that with the vendetta he has against Levi, that if anything happened to Levi, all fingers would point to him.
Esther is making a nice meal for John, but Levi told her that she has to choose between him and John.
In Ohio, Wayne is waiting for people to get out of church service. Esther relates that being in church for four hours sitting between two girls who smell like they just climbed from a pile of manure is gross. They meet at each other’s houses for church services, which last a long time. Wayne is there collecting Merlin’s Amish Aid. He tells the people that Merlin ran off with their money, and he is collecting now and will take care of them. Wayne convinced the people that he was their savior now, and Merlin will not be able to show his face there again if he has his way.
When John came in and saw the meal that Esther made for him, he was very surprised. She told him it was his reward for his hard work. As John was eating, Caleb, Alvin and Jolin showed up in the kitchen to tell him he was going to North Dakota to be with his family. Esther got rid of Freeman, and now she succeeded in getting rid of John so she could have Levi. Little does she know, that soon she will be the only one who wants him.
Now Esther is the last Schmucker left in Paradise. Esther went to see Levi after John left to tell him it was done. He brought her inside his home.
Jolin threw the hut party, but only one guy showed up. This is totally unusual, as even the Rumspringa group did not show up. Now Jolin sees what has Levi so shook up.
The bishop came to Levi’s house to remove all his things; furniture, animals, and house wares were taken to be auctioned off to recoup the church’s money.
In Kentucky, Merlin and Alan arrive, but Alan feels that he does not belong there among the hillbillies. Alan asked him if they were allowed to have cell phones, and he was told unequivocally not. Alan could not live without his cell phone, and knows that this place is certainly not for him. Merlin asked Paul if he heard of Lebanon Levi? He had heard of him, and now Merlin tells Paul about some of the things that Levi has been doing. Merlin asks Paul for his help, but first Merlin must wash Paul’s feet.
Jolin could not find Levi in his office, so he is headed to his house to tell him how much of a bust the hut party was. When he got to Levi’s house, he saw that everything in the house was gone and quickly called Levi. When a bible is left on your doorstep by the bishop, it is the final step before being shunned. The auction was held immediately and they sold Levi’s items. When Levi showed up at the auction, he was very angry. When he saw the bishop, he stared at him for several minutes and then left.
In Kentucky, Merlin was surprised that Paul asked him to wash his feet, as this is usually done in church. But Merlin wants Paul to know his intentions are good and obliged him and showed his humbleness. Alan was very surprised that Merlin did this and felt disgusted by the act. In the bible Jesus washed the feet of his disciples, and Alan believes that if Jesus was in Kentucky, he would think twice about washing this guy’s feet.
When Levi found the bible on his doorstep, he looked for the passage that was underlined. This pointed out his transgression against his church and fellow Amish. “For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Matthew 16:26” The producer asked Levi what verse was marked? He told them, and when they asked what it meant, Levi gave no response on this episode of "Amish Mafia."
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