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Watch Therefore. By Guest Writer Sarah M. Hofer

Written by: Louie Vetter on Sunday, August 12th, 2018

'Blessed are those servants, whom the Lord when He cometh shall find watching.' Luke 12:37

We Hutterites are now living in a golden age. Never before in our history has there been such a long period where the authorities have left us alone to live and worship as we wish. The communities we live in are safe, secure and prosperous.

Around us, the world is changing at an incredibly rapid pace. The Christian worldview that has shaped societies for over two thousand years is under fire and i....

Geo 10 Camping Trip

Written by: Clint Stahl on Friday, June 29th, 2018

Each year, Catherine Wurtz (Sky View) and Anna Maendel (Fairholme) organize a three-day camping trip for all the ITV students taking that year’s Geo 10 course. This year, we spent the three days hiking, swimming, listening to presentations, learning about different plants, animals and biomes, and getting to know our peers. Our campsite was as usual, near Lake Winnipeg, at Mr. James’ cabin. The meals were prepared by volunteers and food was preassigned so that each colony could pitch in.

Each day was organized with different activities fo....

The Arrival of the Hutterites in Alberta

Written by: Paul Wipf on Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Posted with permission from Simon Evans
Thank you to Simon Evans and Peter Peller for this interesting and informative post about Hutterite arrival in Alberta.

One hundred years ago, during the early spring of 1918, Paul Stahl and a small group of Hutterite leaders were scouring the country north of Calgary looking for land. After several disappointments, they found a splendid parcel of land along the tiny Rosebud River and purchased nearly 4000 acres from the Calgary Colonization Company. Some men stayed to build barns and residences for t....

Keeping busy!

Written by: The Bridge on Friday, April 27th, 2018

Keeping busy!

7 days ago Paul Vetter and Clara Basel left for home, Canada, Silverwinds Colony. They arrived safely and in a timely manner, no extreme plane delays or other issues. Now they can enjoy NEPA (electricity) all day and night long! Wow! If the nights are too hot here you wake every half hour and ....

Africa Again!

Written by: The Bridge on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Greetings to everybody back home, from the warm and welcoming Land of Africa!

Paul Vetter, Clara Basel, Chris and myself have been in Palmgrove community for over a week now. It was such a joy to see familiar faces again, after 10 years! The last time I was here was in 2008. Now of course everybody is ....
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