Funk Historical Marker Dedication

What: Unveiling John F. Funk Historical Marker

When: August 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

Where: 1316 Prairie Street, Elkhart, IN

A large historical marker dedicated to the work of John F. Funk will be unveiled and dedicated at Prairie Street Mennonite Church on Sunday, August 6, at 1:30 p.m., 1316 Prairie Street, Elkhart, Indiana.

The unveiling will occur during the congregation’s annual “Funk Celebration” Sunday. Rich Preheim will speak in the Sunday morning services on themes relevant to the history of the congregation, followed by a potluck dinner. All are welcome to attend the services and the meal.

MAH members are especially urged to attend the unveiling of the marker, whose main sponsors are the Michiana Anabaptist Historians and the Prairie Street Mennonite Church.

Summer Field Trip: Amish sites in LaGrange County

Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Led by Floyd Miller
Registration required by July 8 to Helene Hoover, 574-522-7430 or

8:30 a.m. – Bus and carpool transportation leaves from Newcomer Center parking lot at Goshen College, $5 donation

9 a.m. – Meet at Townline Mennonite Church, 2165 South 1000 West, Shipshewana IN 46565

Visit library and interesting schools, farms, businesses, shops, and the Northern Indiana Amish Library.

12 noon – Lunch at the Floyd and Katie Miller home ($12) – please reserve in advance.

1 p.m. – Tour continues.

3:30 p.m. – Return to Townline Mennonite Church.

Since we need to know the number of people who will use the bus and/or enjoy the meal at the Millers, please register your intention to participate by calling Helene Hoover at 574-522-7430 by July 8, or email

Non-members welcome.