Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada)

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Beiseker, a Hutterite Bruderhof founded in 1926 by 12 families from the Rosebud Bruderhof Rosebud Hutterite Colony (Rosebud, Alberta, Canada) near Redland, Alberta, with their preacher Paul Stahl, who was chosen to the ministry by the Tschetter Bruderhof in South Dakota in 1901. In 1944 Paul Stahl, Jr., was chosen preacher. In 1947 the Bruderhof had 35 baptized members, and a total population of 70.

Daughter colonies of the Beiseker Hutterite Colony include: Fairview Hutterite Colony (Crossfield, Alberta, Canada); Smoky Lake Hutterite Colony (Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada); and Bay Tree Hutterite Colony (Bay Tree, Alberta, Canada).

In 2023 the Beiseker Hutterite Colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information


Beiseker, Alberta (coordinates: 51.388611 -113.684167 [51°23'19"N 113°41'03"W])


Box 329, Beiseker, AB T0M 0G0



Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
David Tschetter Sam Stahl 1999
David Tschetter Sam Stahl 2019
David Tschetter Peter Stahl 2020
David Tschetter Peter Stahl 2023

Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published September 2023

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2023. Web. 30 May 2024.,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=177565.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (September 2023). Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 May 2024, from,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=177565.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 267. All rights reserved.

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