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Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof ([[Schmiedeleut|Schmiedeleut]]), one mile west of Newton, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the [[Rosedale Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)|Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie]], Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.
 
Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof ([[Schmiedeleut|Schmiedeleut]]), one mile west of Newton, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the [[Rosedale Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)|Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie]], Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.
  
In 2012 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony. The minister was Ruben Hofer and the manager was Harold Hofer.
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Daughter colonies of Elm River include: [[Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony (Arnaud, Manitoba, Canada)|Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony]] (Arnaud, Manitoba); [[Rainbow Hutterite Colony (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba, Canada)|Rainbow Hutterite Colony]] (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba); and [[Valley View Hutterite Colony (Swan Lake, Manitoba, Canada)|Valley View Hutterite Colony]] (Swan Lake, Manitoba).
= Additional Information =
 
'''Location''': Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])
 
  
'''Address''': Box 1060, Newton Siding, MB R0H 0X0
 
  
'''Phone''': 204-267-2857
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In 2017 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony.
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= Additional Information =
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== Location ==
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Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])
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== Address ==
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Box 1060, Newton Siding, MB R0H 0X0
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== Switchboard Phone ==
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204-267-2857
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== Managers and Ministers ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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! Manager !! Minister !! Years
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| Harold Hofer || Ruben Hofer || 2006
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| Harold Hofer || Ruben Hofer || 2017
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|}
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
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Latest revision as of 16:39, 19 September 2017

Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof (Schmiedeleut), one mile west of Newton, Manitoba, was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie, Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.

Daughter colonies of Elm River include: Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony (Arnaud, Manitoba); Rainbow Hutterite Colony (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba); and Valley View Hutterite Colony (Swan Lake, Manitoba).


In 2017 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony.

Additional Information

Location

Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])

Address

Box 1060, Newton Siding, MB R0H 0X0

Switchboard Phone

204-267-2857

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Harold Hofer Ruben Hofer 2006
Harold Hofer Ruben Hofer 2017

Maps

Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published September 2017


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2017. Web. 18 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154371.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (September 2017). Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154371.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 190. All rights reserved.


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