Gracevale Hutterite Colony (Winfred, South Dakota, USA)

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The Gracevale Hutterite Bruderhof of the Schmiedeleut branch, established in 1948 near Winfred, Lake County, South Dakota, with ten families from Tschetter Bruderhof. Sam Wipf was chosen to the ministry here in 1950 and ordained in 1957. The colony had a population of 71 in 1950 and 104 souls with 30 baptized members in 1958.

Daughter colonies of the Gracevale Hutterite Colony include: Rolland (White, South Dakota); [[Cloverleaf Hutterite Colony ((Cloverleaf, South Dakota, USA)|Cloverleaf Hutterite Colony (Cloverleaf, South Dakota, USA); and [[Cambridge Hutterite Colony (Volga, South Dakota, USA)|Cambridge Hutterite Colony (Volga, South Dakota, USA). In 2017 Gracevale Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 2 colony. The minister was Mark Hofer and the manager was Paul Hofer Jr.

Additional Information

Location

Winfred, South Dakota (coordinates: 43.928970, -97.287390 [43°55'44.3"N 97°17'14.6"W ])

Address

23843 - 446A Ave., Winfred, SD 57076

Switchboard Phone

605-256-2267

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Manager Minister Years
Paul Hofer Jr. Samuel Hofer 2006
Paul Hofer Jr. Samuel Hofer 2015
Paul Hofer Jr. Mark Hofer 2017

Map

Map:Gracevale Hutterite Colony, Winfred, South Dakota


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



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Gingerich, Melvin, David Decker and Bert Friesen. "Gracevale Hutterite Colony (Winfred, South Dakota, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2017. Web. 15 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gracevale_Hutterite_Colony_(Winfred,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=154423.

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Gingerich, Melvin, David Decker and Bert Friesen. (September 2017). Gracevale Hutterite Colony (Winfred, South Dakota, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 15 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gracevale_Hutterite_Colony_(Winfred,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=154423.




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