Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada)

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Beiseker, a Hutterite Bruderhof founded in 1926 by 12 families from the Rosebud Bruderhof 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); and Smoky Lake Hutterite Colony (Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada).

In 2017 the Beiseker Hutterite Colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information


Beiseker, Alberta (coordinates: 51.3886, -113.6847 [51° 23' 18" N, 113° 41' 04" W])


Box 329, Beiseker, AB T0M 0G0



Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
David Tschetter Sam Stahl 2006
David Tschetter Sam Stahl 2017

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

Cite This Article

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2017. Web. 18 Aug 2022.,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=155838.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (November 2017). Beiseker Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 August 2022, from,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=155838.


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

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