Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)

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Crystal Springs Hutterite Bruderhof, was founded near Magrath, Alberta, in 1930 (Hofer[1] says 1931) by members of the New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA). Their preachers in 1950 were Peter Entz and Peter J. Entz. In 1947 the Bruderhof had 40 baptized members in a total of 104 souls.

Daughter colonies of the Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony include: Acadia Hutterite Colony (Oyen, Alberta, Canada); Rose Glen Hutterite Colony (Hilda, Alberta, Canada); Starbrite Hutterite Colony (Foremost, Alberta, Canada); and Southern Sky Hutterite Colony (Del Bonita, Alberta, Canada).

In 2024 the Crystal Spring Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Magrath, Alberta (coordinates: 49.170833, -112.8025  [49° 10' 15" N, 112° 48' 09" W])

Address

Box 519, Magrath, AB T0K 1J0

Switchboard Phone

403-758-6701

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Edward Entz Peter Entz, 1930-2017 1999
Edward Entz Peter Entz, 1930-2017 2013
Amos Entz Peter Entz, 1930-2017 2014
Amos Entz Peter Entz, 1930-2017 2017
Amos Entz Abraham Entz 2018
Amos Entz Abraham Entz 2024


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published February 2024

Cite This Article

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2024. Web. 12 Apr 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Crystal_Springs_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178364.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (February 2024). Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 12 April 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Crystal_Springs_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178364.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 743. All rights reserved.


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  1. Hofer, John, The History of the Hutterites, 1984, p.95.