Category Archives: Communal Living
Written by: Paul Wipf on Saturday, August 1st, 2015
Written by Lisa Guenther Writer with Grainews and Country Guide.
Paul Wipf is a Hutterite ambassador of sorts. He has talked about life on Hutterite colonies at Alberta farm shows, he speaks openly to reporters, and he puts time and effort into helping the general public see what it means to be Hutterite.
Wipf is also the farm steward — he doesn’t like the title “farm boss” — on the Viking Colony, about two hours southeast of Edmonton. Typically, Hutterite colonies have a range of ventures, and the Viking Colony, which....
Written by: Paul Wipf on Monday, November 10th, 2014
"Finally I recognize from all my st....
Written by: Carol Maendel on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
I live, ....
Written by: Paul Wipf on Monday, June 10th, 2013
Reprinted with the permission of Author Dave Hubert
The Hutterian Brethren living on the Great Plains of western North America are much studied but little understood. They come from a history of 400 years of unrelenting persecution, and almost extinction. Their history of steadfastness and perseverance is unique in the annals of Christian history. And while this glorious history lies behind them, the contributions they ....
Written by: Paul Wipf on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Reprinted and posted with permission.Written by Madelin Hofer.
We are Hutterites
We live in colonies. We are scattered across the prairies of Canada and the United States. We are Anabaptist. We are farmers, ranchers, and manufacturers.
Our faith is so entwined in what we do and who we are, it is impossible to separate the two.
We are an interesting mixture of Austrian, German, descent and culture, wit....