|Community rallies together to support pieces of their quilt
Young Amish bachelor, Loren Beachy, writes about how the Amish community supports each other in many areas of life. "The thread holding us all together is love. And even that thread, that love, is God." Read more in the Menno-Hof newsletter.
|Why the 600-mile trip is worth it
Read about Richard & Annie Boshart's experiences at Menno-Hof and the connection between the fountain in the Menno-Hof courtyard and Zollikon, Switzerland. The full story.
|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.|