Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Coaldale, Alberta, Canada)

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Rock Lake (Chin) Lehrerleut Hutterite Bruderhof near Wrentham (southeast of Coaldale), Alberta, was founded in 1934. Preachers were Andreas Gross, chosen to the ministry in the Old Elm Spring Bruderhof in South Dakota in 1911, and Samuel Dekker, chosen in the Rock Lake Bruderhof in 1936. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 140 baptized members and 56 unbaptized persons.

Daughter colonies of the Rock Lake Hutterite Colony include: Newdale Hutterite Colony (Milo, Alberta, Canada); Brant Hutterite Colony (Brant, Alberta, Canada); River Road Hutterite Colony (Milk River, Alberta, Canada); and Loreburn Hutterite Colony (Loreburn, Saskatchewan, Canada).

In 2017 the Rock Lake Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Coaldale, Alberta (coordinates: 49.621944, -112.275 [49° 37' 19" N, 112° 16' 30" W])

Address

Box 1297, Coaldale, AB T1M 1N1

Switchboard Phone

403-345-3892

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Elias P. Entz Edward Entz 2006
Elias P. Entz Edward Entz 2010
Leonard E. Entz Edward Entz 2015
Leonard E. Entz Edward Entz 2018


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published April 2018


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Coaldale, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2018. Web. 23 May 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rock_Lake_Hutterite_Colony_(Coaldale,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=160299.

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (April 2018). Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Coaldale, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 May 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rock_Lake_Hutterite_Colony_(Coaldale,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=160299.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, pp. 560. All rights reserved.


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