Springvale Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada)

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Springvale Hutterite Bruderhof of the Dariusleut branch, located near Rockyford, Alberta, was founded in 1918 by the Jamesville Bruderhof in South Dakota. The preachers were Jakob Würz, chosen in 1913, confirmed in 1915, and Paul Hofer, chosen in 1915 and confirmed in 1921 in Canada. In 1936 the Springvale Bruderhof established Sandhills Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada). In 1950 the Bruderhof numbered 77 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of the Springvale Hutterite Colony include: Sandhills Hutterite Colony (Beiseker, Alberta, Canada); Camrose Hutterite Colony (Camrose, Alberta, Canada); Hillsvale Hutterite Colony (Cut Knife, Saskatchewan, Canada); Willow Park Hutterite Colony (Tessier, Saskatchewan, Canada); and Arrowwood Hutterite Colony (Blackie, Alberta, Canada).

In 2023 the Springvale Hutterite Colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Rockyford, Alberta (coordinates: 51.323056, -113.151389 [51° 19' 23" N, 113° 09' 05" W])

Address

Box 248, Rockyford, AB T0J 2R0

Phone

403-533-2105

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Andy Gross Joseph Wurz, 1927-2021 1999
Andy Gross Joseph Wurz, 1927-2021 2009
Andy Gross Daniel Gross 2010
Andy Gross Daniel Gross 2023


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published December 2023

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Springvale Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2023. Web. 21 Jul 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Springvale_Hutterite_Colony_(Rockyford,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178042.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (December 2023). Springvale Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 July 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Springvale_Hutterite_Colony_(Rockyford,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178042.




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