|8th Annual Singspiration
Sunday, September 11, 5 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come and enjoy
a cappella singing of familiar hymns on the Menno-Hof lawn in the traditions of the Amish Church, Amish Mennonite Church, Conservative Mennonite Church and Mennonite Church USA. There will be ice cream and pretzels following the singing.
Rain location: Farmstead Inn pavilion, Shipshewana (just north of Menno-Hof)
Bring lawn chairs for seating.
|A week at Menno-Hof
Jan and Joe Yoder, local volunteers, reflect on the rewarding week they spent at Menno-Hof this summer helping out where needed - making Menno-Hof their home for one week. Read more.
|What a difference love makes!
Rachel and Glenn Wadel from Pa. reflect on their time as volunteer hostess and host at Menno-Hof the beginning months of 2016. Read more.
|Hutterites in North America
Hutterites, like the Mennonites and Amish, trace their origins to the Swiss Anabaptists in the 1520's. Hutterites, also known as Hutterian Brethren, live in diversified agricultural communities consisting of 50-100 people. Their highly structured lives reflect their long past, but they have seen considerable changes in the past century as they cope with technology and the pressures of the culture. Read more.
|Ten questions about a lifestyle that fascinates many
Loren Beachy, a local Amish bachelor, answers some common questions about the Amish. "The entire goal of our Amish lifestyle is to make it easier for us and our descendents to follow Jesus Christ. We believe this culture is the best one for us. We do not claim it is the only way to attain Heaven, Jesus Christ is the only way."
|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.|