|6th Annual Singspiration on the Menno-Hof lawn. Plan to attend Sunday eve., Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy a cappella singing of familiar hymns on the Menno-Hof lawn. Bring lawn chairs for seating. There will be ice cream and pretzels and more singing inside following the worship service. Rain location: Farmstead Inn pavilion, Shipshewana (just north of Menno-Hof). Printable flier|
|Menno-Hof is again participating in the Northern Indiana Quilt Garden Tour along the Heritage Trial. Our garden will be planted the week of May 19 in the quilt pattern "Dutchman's Puzzle":
~960 orange marigolds
~960 yellow marigolds
~1,920 purple petunias
~672 red begonias
|Do the Amish use banks?
The story of Menno-Hof: Part I
In 1972 curiousity about the Amish, combined with a fledgling flea market, resulted in an increased number of tourists to the Shipshewana area. Several area pastors saw the need for a place like Menno-Hof and began working towards that end result. Read more.
|The barn raising and beyond.
The story of Menno-Hof: Part II
In six days, 200 volunteers and an Amish crew raised the entire structure that is now Menno-Hof! 1,000 wooden pegs were used to pin the oak beams together. The length of the longest beam is 36 feet. It took two years to complete the inside. Read more.
|Our gift shop features handcrafted items made by local Amish and Mennonites. Your purchase will support Menno-Hof as well as the Amish or Mennonite person that handcrafted the gift. We also carry a wide selection of books about Anabaptist faith and practices along with cookbooks and some children’s books. Gift certificates are available.|