Pecan Orchard
  • A Place of Peace

    A Place of Peace We work to create an environment and a rhythm of life conducive to prayer and contemplation. We dedicate our lives to non-violence, and to the pursuit of peace and reconciliation of all people.

  • A Place of Service

    A Place of Service Service is born out of our life together. Service takes place on and off the farm often in the many small ways we help each other and others. Guests often join us in our work and service.

  • A Place of Fair Trade

    A Place of Fair Trade Whether you purchase chocolate, coffee, or olive oil, know you are buying fair trade products. Our store has a wide variety of food, crafts, books and media from which to choose.

  • A Place of Farming Sustainably

    A Place of Farming Sustainably Koinonia is committed to growing healthy food in healthy soil. We work to care for the earth using practices that are non-toxic.

  • 2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium

    2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium The 2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium was a beautiful few days of conversation, fellowship, reuniting with old friends, and meeting new ones. Thank you to everyone who joined us in our work to Build Up a New World

Welcome to Koinonia Farm!

And welcome to our new website. We continue to transfer content from our old site so come back often to explore — we're almost 75 years old so there is much to transfer! Explore our site and plan a visit to our community. We are a house of hospitality and we would love to welcome you to the farm.

Come Visit  

“Offering welcome is basic to Christian identity and character,” writes scholar Christine Pohl. Koinonia has been extending hospitality to all since 1942.

Book a Tour  ♦  Join Us for Lunch
♦ Stop by Our Onsite Store ♦
Reserve a Guest Room ♦ Courses & Retreats



A Word from Clarence

Wish Koinonia Farm a Happy Birthday!

A big year ahead as Koinonia turns 75. Help us create a walkway to and a prayer garden at Clarence’s Writing Shack to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Donate a commemorative brick to wish Koinonia Farm a Happy Birthday!

Prayer Request

Prayer is central to our life together here at Koinonia Farm. Submit your prayer request online and know our community will pray for your intentions.



Your help to secure any items on our wish list is most appreciated.

Upcoming Events- Spring 2018
Upcoming Events- Spring 2018

Holy Week
Thursday (3/29): Koinonia Farm hosts the Sumter Area Ministerial Association’s Holy Thursday service at 12 followed by lunch. Let us know if you’re coming for lunch so we can have enough food prepared.
Friday (3/30): Reading of the Passion of the Gospel of John at 3pm in the Chapel
Saturday (3/31): Praying in the chapel throughout the day (6am-6pm)
Easter Sunday: (4/1): Sunrise service outside the chapel at 7:10am followed by breakfast. Let us know if you’re coming for breakfast so we can have enough food prepared.
We hope to see you at any or all of these Holy Week events!

Summer Trips
Summertime is just around the corner and that means family vacations, church trips, group trips, and any excuse to leave town! Come see us at Koinonia Farm. We have plenty of space for large groups and we always have some way for you to help out on the farm. Or you can come to rest, relax, and retreat. Register your group’s summer trip today.

We are taking applications for upcoming internship terms. We have a summer term (June-August) and a fall term (September-January). Learn more and apply online.


Latest News- Spring 2018
Latest News- Spring 2018

Administrative Coordinator Position
Our community is small and we find we can’t cover every task here with the people we have, but help is on the way. Because of incredible generosity, we are now able to hire an Administrative Coordinator. If you have an interest, take a look at
Should you have any questions, please email us at


2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium
Thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium. We had a great few days learning, discussing, fellowshipping, and connecting. As we go forward, we will remember our conversations and songs which encouraged us in our work together to build up a new world.


Koinonia Farm Turns 75!
Koinonia Farm celebrated 75 years last November and we held a birthday party and family reunion to close out the 2018 Clarence Jordan Symposium. 150 or so people came to the Farm for brunch, birthday cake, reuniting with old friends, and making new friends. Almost every decade of Koinonia’s history was represented by people who lived on and nearby the farm. It was a beautiful celebration of the legacy of Koinonia Farm and Clarence, Florence, Martin, Mabel and all those who came after them.


Springtime on the farm
Spring is here at Koinonia Farm! We have chicks in the brooder, sprouts in the greenhouse, and seeds in the ground. It’s an exciting time to walk the land and see the green grass with pops of color from the flowers. We’d love to show you around! Register for a tour or come stay a few days and help out in the garden. We always have room for you.


Koinonia Farm Then and Now
Pictures from the Farm