East Cardston Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada)

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The East Cardston Hutterite Bruderhof near Cardston, Alberta, was founded in 1918 by members of the Warren Range Hutterite Colony (Warren Range, Montana, USA). Their preachers in 1947 were David Hofer, chosen by the Jamesville (South Dakota) Bruderhof in 1911, and Joseph Hofer and Jakob Hofer, chosen in East Cardston in 1927 and 1933. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 76 souls with 28 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of East Cardston Hutterite Colony include: Ewelme Hutterite Colony (Fort Macleod, Alberta); High River Hutterite Colony (High River, Alberta); Thompson Hutterite Colony (Fort Macleod, Alberta); and West Bench Hutterite Colony (East End, Saskatchewan).

In 2017 the East Cardston Hutterite Colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Cardston, Alberta (coordinates: 49.191944, -113.221944 [49° 11' 31" N, 113° 13' 19" W])

Address

Box 2520, Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

Switchboard Phone

403-653-3300

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Gideon Hofer David Hofer 1999
Gideon Hofer David Hofer 2018


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


Cite This Article

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "East Cardston Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 2018. Web. 22 Sep 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Cardston_Hutterite_Colony_(Cardston,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=161476.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (August 2018). East Cardston Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 September 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Cardston_Hutterite_Colony_(Cardston,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=161476.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 118. All rights reserved.


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