Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Gross Isle, Manitoba, Canada)

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Rock Lake Hutterite Bruderhof, of the Schmiedeleut branch, located one mile west of Gross Isle, Manitoba, was founded in 1947 by Michael Gross, preacher of the Iberville Bruderhof, and nine families with 70 persons including 25 baptized members. By 1958 the population of Rock Lake was 124, with 36 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of the Rock Lake Hutterite Colony include: Interlake Hutterite Colony(Teulon, Manitoba, Canada); Sommerfeld Hutterite Colony (High Bluff, Manitoba, Canada); and Keystone Hutterite Colony (Warren, Manitoba, Canada).

In 2017 the Rock Lake Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 2 colony.

Additional Information

Location

Grosse Isle, Manitoba (coordinates: 50.066944, -97.475833 [50° 04' 01" N, 97° 28' 33" W])

Address

Box 10, Grosse Isle, MB R0C 1G0

Switchboard Phone

204-322-5314

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Ben Hofer Tim Hofer 1999
Ben Hofer Tim Hofer 2018

Maps

Map:Rock Lake Hutterite Colony, Grosse Isle, Manitoba


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


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Gross Isle, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2018. Web. 19 Jul 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rock_Lake_Hutterite_Colony_(Gross_Isle,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=161003.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (July 2018). Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Gross Isle, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 July 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rock_Lake_Hutterite_Colony_(Gross_Isle,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=161003.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 347. All rights reserved.


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