Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Coaldale, Alberta, Canada)
Rock Lake (Chin) Lehrerleut Hutterite Bruderhof near Wrentham (southeast of Coaldale), Alberta, was founded in 1934. Preachers were Andreas Gross, chosen to the ministry in the Old Elm Spring Bruderhof in South Dakota in 1911, and Samuel Dekker, chosen in the Rock Lake Bruderhof in 1936. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 140 baptized members and 56 unbaptized persons.
In 2012 the Rock Lake Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony. The minister was Edward Entz and the manager was Elias P. Entz.
Location: Coaldale, Alberta (coordinates: 49.621944, -112.275 [49° 37' 19" N, 112° 16' 30" W])
Address: Box 1297, Coaldale, AB T1M 1N1
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, pp. 560. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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