Stahlville Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada)

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Stahlville Hutterian Bruderhof, near Rockyford, Alberta, was founded in 1919 by the brotherhood of Spring Creek Hutterite Colony (Lewistown, Montana, USA). Their preachers in 1947 were Johann Stahl, chosen in Montana in 1917 and confirmed in Canada in 1924, David Waldner, chosen in 1933 and confirmed in 1938, and Elias Stahl, chosen in 1944. In 1950 this Bruderhof, belonging to the Dariusleut, numbered 75 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of the Stahlville Hutterite Colony include: Red Willow Hutterite Colony (Stettler, Alberta, Canada); Huxley Hutterite Colony (Huxley, Alberta, Canada); Erskine Hutterite Colony (Erskine, Alberta, Canada); and Wheatland Hutterite Colony (Tudor, Alberta, Canada).

In 2023 the Stahlville Hutterite Colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Rockyford, Alberta (coordinates: 51.305556, -113.27 [51° 18' 20" N 113° 16' 12" W])

Address

Box 249, Rockyford, AB T0J 2R0

Phone

403-533-2476

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Chris Waldner, 1921-2003 Martin Waldner 1999
Chris Waldner, 1921-2003 Martin Waldner 2001
Martin Waldner 2002
Elias D. Waldner, 1945-2008 Martin Waldner 2003
Elias D. Waldner, 1945-2008 Martin Waldner 2013
Paul Waldner Martin Waldner 2014
Paul Waldner Martin Waldner 2023


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

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Stahlville Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 2024. Web. 13 Jul 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stahlville_Hutterite_Colony_(Rockyford,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178075.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (January 2024). Stahlville Hutterite Colony (Rockyford, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stahlville_Hutterite_Colony_(Rockyford,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=178075.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 609. All rights reserved.


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