Lord’s Acre 2018 was the wettest that anyone can remember. Thank you to everyone that came out for lunch and dinner.

Thank you to the vendors who stuck it out and to the ones who couldn’t join us we understand and hope to see you all next year!

Thanks to all our Musicians who shared their talents with us and to Silly Safari for sharing your animal friends!

 
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Food

Featuring our Great Fish Sandwiches, breaded tenderloin, breaded chicken, hot dogs and sloppy joe's.
Sides - Fries, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Mac'n'cheese and more
Desserts - Variety of cake and pies.  And don't forget the Deep Fried Oreos'.

Entertainment

FRIDAY NIGHT
Car Show - Canceled
Group 541 - 6:00 - 8:30

SATURDAY
Larry Huston 4:00-4:45
Silly Safari 5:00-6:00
McCordsville UMC Praise Band 6:00-6:30
Matt McClintick 6:45-7:30

Vendors and auction

Shop over 30 vendor booths
Spaces still available.  Use the Contact link if you are interested - Vendor Application Form
Silent Auction Friday and Saturday
Our Community Playground will be open for all

fun for the kids

Free bounce houses - Canceled due to rain
Face painting
Soda Ring toss game


Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors!

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An Association of Attorneys

McCordsville - 317-335-4529
Greenfield - 317-462-7787
http://brandmorelocklaw.com/

 

History

 In 1952, a group of men in the McCordsville United Methodist Church decided to establish a fund drive to build a parsonage. It was decided that this was primarily a farming community, that each farmer would give profits of one Acre of their harvest to the church for this special fund.  Those who were not farmers found other Lord's Acre projects. For instance, the grocer gave the money collected in his Coke machine.  One lady who raised chickens and sold eggs gave the income received for Sunday eggs. Some men decided on giving the first hour's wages earned every Monday morning.  The two-day festival has been held every year since then.

Even though the church and community has changed over the years, the festival continues to change and grow as well.  The Lord's Acre fund continues to grow and support emergency building maintenance or special projects to improve our facilities.

The festival takes a lot of hard work by everyone, but the reward comes in the fellowship, fun, faithful giving and our true faith in God.  As we continue this festival, we shall always remember those who started Lord's Acre and are no longer with us in body but will always be with us in spirit.

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