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New Elm [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterite]] [[Bruderhof|Bruderhof]], near Magrath, [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], was founded in 1918 as a relocation of the [[New Elm Springs Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA)|New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony]] near Ethan, [[South Dakota (USA)|South Dakota]], who sold all their land and bought the New Elm site. Their preachers in the early decades were Johann P. Entz, chosen in 1923, and Jakob J. Waldner, chosen a few years later. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 107, with 40 baptized members.
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New Elm [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterite]] [[Bruderhof|Bruderhof]], near Magrath, [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], was founded in 1918 as a relocation of the [[New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA)|New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony]] near Ethan, [[South Dakota (USA)|South Dakota]], who sold all their land and bought the New Elm site. Their preachers in the early decades were Johann P. Entz, chosen in 1923, and Jakob J. Waldner, chosen a few years later. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 107, with 40 baptized members.
  
Daughter colonies of the New Elm Hutterite Colony include: [[Big Bend Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada)|Big Bend Hutterite Colony]] (Cardston, Alberta, Canada); [[Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)|Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony]](Magrath, Alberta, Canada); [[Birch Creek Hutterite Colony (Valier, Montana, USA)|Birch Creek Hutterite Colony]] (Valier, Montana, USA); [[Tompkins Hutterite Colony (Tompkins, Sasakatchewan, Canada)|Tompkins Hutterite Colony]] (Tompkins, Sasakatchewan, Canada); and [[Ponderosa Hutterite Colony (Grassy Lake, Alberta, Canada)|Ponderosa Hutterite Colony]] (Grassy Lake, Alberta, Canada).
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Daughter colonies of the New Elm Hutterite Colony include: [[Big Bend Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada)|Big Bend Hutterite Colony]] (Cardston, Alberta, Canada); [[Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)|Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony]](Magrath, Alberta, Canada); [[Birch Creek Hutterite Colony (Valier, Montana, USA)|Birch Creek Hutterite Colony]] (Valier, Montana, USA); [[Tompkins Hutterite Colony (Tompkins, Sasakatchewan, Canada)|Tompkins Hutterite Colony]] (Tompkins, Saskatchewan, Canada); and [[Ponderosa Hutterite Colony (Grassy Lake, Alberta, Canada)|Ponderosa Hutterite Colony]] (Grassy Lake, Alberta, Canada).
  
At around 2015 it changed its name from New Elm Springs Colony to New Elm Colony.
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At around 2015 it changed its name from New Elm Spring Colony to New Elm Colony.
  
 
In 2017 the New Elm Hutterite Colony was a [[Lehrerleut|Lehrerleut]] colony.  
 
In 2017 the New Elm Hutterite Colony was a [[Lehrerleut|Lehrerleut]] colony.  
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
== Location ==TQCLG8MB
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== Location ==
 
Magrath, Alberta (coordinates: 49.296389, -112.873056  [49° 17' 47" N, 112° 25' 23" W])
 
Magrath, Alberta (coordinates: 49.296389, -112.873056  [49° 17' 47" N, 112° 25' 23" W])
 
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Revision as of 12:50, 15 September 2019

New Elm Hutterite Bruderhof, near Magrath, Alberta, was founded in 1918 as a relocation of the New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony near Ethan, South Dakota, who sold all their land and bought the New Elm site. Their preachers in the early decades were Johann P. Entz, chosen in 1923, and Jakob J. Waldner, chosen a few years later. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 107, with 40 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of the New Elm Hutterite Colony include: Big Bend Hutterite Colony (Cardston, Alberta, Canada); Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony(Magrath, Alberta, Canada); Birch Creek Hutterite Colony (Valier, Montana, USA); Tompkins Hutterite Colony (Tompkins, Saskatchewan, Canada); and Ponderosa Hutterite Colony (Grassy Lake, Alberta, Canada).

At around 2015 it changed its name from New Elm Spring Colony to New Elm Colony.

In 2017 the New Elm Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Magrath, Alberta (coordinates: 49.296389, -112.873056  [49° 17' 47" N, 112° 25' 23" W])

Address

Box 130, Magrath, AB T0K 1J0

Switchboard Phone

403-758-3255

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Elias Entz, 1936-2014 David Entz, 1933-2001 1999
Elias Entz, 1936-2014 David Entz, 1933-2001 2000
Edward Entz David Entz, 1933-2001 2001
Edward Entz Peter Entz 2002
Edward Entz Peter Entz 2017
Edward Entz Jacob Entz 2018
Edward Entz Jacob Entz 2019


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published September 2019


Cite This Article

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2019. Web. 26 Sep 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Elm_Spring_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=164560.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (September 2019). New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 September 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Elm_Spring_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=164560.




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