Bench Hutterite Colony (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

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Bench Hutterite Colony in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, was founded in 1952 (Hofer says 1953) as a division from the Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony.

Daughter colonies of the Bench Hutterite Colony include: Clear Spring Hutterite Colony (Kenaston, Saskatchewan, Canada); and Sierra Hutterite Colony (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada).

In 2017 the Bench Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information


Shaunavon, Saskatchewan (coordinates: 49.735556, -108.692222 [49° 44' 08" N, 108° 41' 32" W])


Box 1118, Shaunavon, SK S0N 2M0

Switchboard Phone


Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Andy Wurz Jacob Wipf 1999
Andy Wurz Jacob Wipf 2001
Andy Wurz David Waldner 2002
Andy Wurz David Waldner 2018

Author(s) Bert Friesen
Date Published February 2019

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Friesen, Bert. "Bench Hutterite Colony (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2019. Web. 19 Aug 2019.,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=163340.

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Friesen, Bert. (February 2019). Bench Hutterite Colony (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 August 2019, from,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=163340.

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