Twenty years ago, Grace's life had shattered when Seth left their Amish community, after Grace had refused to go with him. Although her heart had healed, she had never forgotten Seth. Seth's accident forces him to return to a community that he had left 20 years ago. Shunned and scorned, his heart had never forgotten Grace. When he sees her, old feelings reignite and he prays that Grace has forgiven him for leaving her all those years ago.
All Emily wants is a fairy-tale romance with a man who loves her. But Amos refuses to be tied down to one woman, breaking Emily’s heart. As she tries to forget her first love, Harley Fisher tries to win her heart. Emily is intrigued with handsome Harley but mistakes his shyness for disinterest, allowing Amos to smooth talk his way back into her life. While she knows Amos will never change, she longs for marriage and children.
Amish widower Peter lost his wife two years ago at Christmas and struggles to hide his pain from his children every Christmas. Laura is a new teacher in town who is drawn to Peter's two children John and Elizabeth. When Peter's sister encourages him to get to know Laura, he refuses, refusing to betray his late wife. As his rudeness toward Laura drives her away, John and Elizabeth come up with a plan that will unfold at the Christmas pageant. As Peter watches Laura with his children, he finds a passion ignite in his heart.
Gloria spends Christmas with her grandmother in Lancaster and sells her homemade cards and candles at the Christmas market. When she meets Andrew, he offers to help her set up her stand. As Gloria sells out of her inventory, Andrew abruptly leaves. Gloria believes he's jealous of her success. But when Andrew disappears, a worried Gloria tries to find him. When she does, her heart breaks as she realizes the heartache that he has gone through. As she changes her attitude and opens her heart, she promises to make this a Christmas that Andrew will always remember.
Naomi’s heart breaks when Moses, the man she loves, breaks up with her. A devastated Naomi realizes that their relationship has been nothing but lies. When she meets a mysterious young man, Atlee, Naomi is intrigued yet scared, for she feels a familiar stirring in her heart. Feeling her world caving in, she spends Rumspringa in Pennsylvania, thinking only of Moses, until thoughts of Atlee come crashing through.
Eleanor longs to escape her Amish life in Indiana - until she meets handsome Simon, a man she feels instantly attracted to. There is something very familiar about Simon that brings Eleanor great peace, and Simon feels the same way. But when Eleanor's boyfriend, Abe, sees her talking to Simon, his jealousy is unleashed, and he warns her to stay away from Simon. Eleanor refuses, planning to break up with Abe - until an emergency changes her plan.
Dan left Ohio four years ago to join the Army and escape his parents and faith, and broke his girlfriend Erin's heart. Erin kept a secret after Dan left, telling no one. But Dan's heart has always belonged to Hope, his first love. Hope cut off contact with Dan when she found out about his Englisch girlfriend, Erin, but she has never stopped thinking about Dan. When Dan returns to Ohio and sees Hope, old feelings stir. But when a shocking secret is revealed, Hope refuses to let Dan back into her life. Until Gott opens her heart, and she decides to give Dan just one chance.
Maria's Rumspringa is a time to discern whether John is the one for her. While she cares for him, he is very cold and standoffish, and Maria does not believe he is capable of love. As she spends time in New York City, she meets handsome Matt. His compliments and affection sweep Maria off her feet but her heart yearns for John. As she prays to Gott to help her discern between John and Matt, Maria soon has her answer; an answer which takes her off guard and alters the course of her life forever.
Anna longs to escape her life in Lancaster County where she takes care of her ailing father and works in the family's small store. She has a crush on handsome Seth, but he never notices her. Anna dreams of rumspringa where she imagines having a fun and carefree life. When she finds herself stranded on a lonely country road and a storm springs up, she is rescued by handsome police officer Robert. As feelings between Anna and Robert grow, Seth finally notices Anna, and Anna finds herself torn between the two men.
Katie longs to escape her overly protective parents and meet the man Gott has destined for her but her parents are against Katie socializing with boys. Desperate to gain independence, Katie defies her parents, meeting Daniel. When her parents learn her secret, she fears she will never see Daniel again. When her parents introduce her to Caleb, Katie's heart sinks, and she is torn.
Annie is on the verge of losing her beloved bed-and-breakfast inn and desperately needs money to save it. After a devastating breakup with her fiancé, Annie's world crumbles. When Asher arrives in Lancaster County for an escape from the demands of his work, Annie has a very unexpected, yet pleasant, encounter with him. As Annie's world brightens, feelings grow between her and Asher. But her friend from childhood, Lawrence, isn't as welcoming of the Englisch stranger. As Annie wrestles with her inn and her feelings for Asher, she begins to look at Lawrence in a very unexpected light.
Sarah loves socializing but isn't ready to court anyone, much to the disappointment of her parents. As the oldest, her parents expect her to set a good example for her younger siblings. But the free spirit in Sarah refuses to be reined in - until she meets handsome Noah. Sarah is intrigued but appears standoffish, causing Noah to mistake her shyness for disinterest. A heartbroken Sarah turns to her friend, Aaron, who has always had an interest in Sarah. As their feelings for each other grow, Sarah can't get Noah out of her heart.
Amish widower Abram is devastated after losing his wife and son. Wracked with sorrow and guilt, he moves to Indiana, working 16-hour days to keep from focusing on his pain and grief. When he places a help wanted sign in his shop window, pretty Dawn Hartzler applies. While both have a growing attraction for one another, neither is ready to move on from their pasts. As Abram and Dawn grow closer, her ex-boyfriend, Daniel, comes back into her life, and Dawn believes they will reconcile.
Bridget is devastated when her boyfriend, Amos, breaks up with her, realizing that he had lied to her throughout their relationship. As her despair deepens, her worried parents arrange for her to spend time with her aunt in Ohio, hoping a change of scenery will lessen her heartbreak. As Bridget prays her heart will mend, she meets Isaac and feels her sadness melting away. As feelings grow, an unwanted visitor from her past reappears, begging forgiveness. As old feelings resurface for Bridget, she has a choice to make - go back to a life of lies or stay with a man who mended her heart.
When Mary's best friend gets married close to Christmas, Mary feels her heart breaking. She longs to find love, but it has eluded her. Mary has had her eye on Samuel for a long time, but he has never glanced her way. When a chance meeting leads to a fun evening together, Mary's hopes are elevated, until she sees Samuel with someone else. Heartbroken, she sets her sights on Melvin, a man her parents have always liked. As Mary and Melvin get to know each other, Mary's heart rebels. For her heart belongs to Samuel, no matter how hard she tries to forget him.
When Abigail's family fall on hard times and is set to lose their farm, her family makes a heart-wrenching decision which turns Abigail's world upside down. Her heart once belonged to Caleb, but when he left their community without saying good-bye, she vowed to forget him. But Caleb is back, now a cold-hearted man with a deep and painful secret. When an arrangement is made between Abigail and Caleb, she is secretly thrilled, as her heart still yearns for him. But when she confesses to Caleb that she knows his secret, a shocked Caleb pushes her away.
Annie Fisher has a curious and restless spirit and longs to experience life outside of her Amish community. When a handsome Englischer, Jake, comes into the candle shop Annie works at, her heart stills. She dreams of rumspringa in New York City with Jake and longs to make her dreams a reality, even if it means alienating her family. Daniel, the Amish boy that Annie likes, tries hard to persuade her to stay in Lancaster - until he sees her with Jake one day. As Annie begs him not to tell her parents, her heart tears in two.
As Anna's father tragically clings to life, she turns to her boyfriend for comfort. But Anna is shocked to find him cold, distant, and uncaring. While her heart is breaking, she turns to her best friend, Eleanor, for support and comfort, but instead finds herself being comforted by Eleanor's brother, Aaron, who is now living in the New Order. As feelings develop between Anna and Aaron, major conflict erupts between the two families. Torn between the man she loves or her family, Anna turns to God for help. But Aaron is hiding a tragic secret that he can't bear to tell Anna.
Leah prepares herself for a loveless marriage to Isaac, the boy who has been chosen for her. As she yearns for a true love, she unexpectedly meets Roy on one of her secret nightly walks, and her heart and soul realize a stirring that she has never before felt. As her life is forever changed with that encounter, her heart is torn in two, as she must choose between following her heart or following her family's wishes to marry a man she will never love. Roy encourages her to rebel against her family's wish for her to marry Isaac but Leah is torn over straying from her faith.
After the death of her beloved father, Sarah's world crumbles. She's set to embark on her Rumspringa, sent off to stay with her aunt and uncle by her emotionally cold mother against her wishes. Her cousin, Eva, is into everything Englisch, including boys, and is rebellious toward her faith. As Sarah misses Joshua, the boy she left behind and mourns her father, she finds herself falling for a charming Englisch boy. Sarah's emotions and thoughts flit from Joshua to Conner as her faith is tested and deep-rooted beliefs are questioned.