New Elm Springs Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA)

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New Elm Springs Hutterite Bruderhof, near Ethan, South Dakota, was founded in 1911. In 1918 the Brethren sold the property and founded the New Elm Springs Bruderhof near Magrath, Alberta. In 1936 the Maxwell Bruderhof near Pigeon Lake, Manitoba, Canada, bought this site and settled on it. Their preacher Joseph Hofer was chosen to the ministry in 1919 by the Maxwell colony in Manitoba. In 1939 Samuel Wollman was also chosen. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 146, with 56 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of New Elm Spring Hutterite Colony include: Big Stone Hutterite Colony(Graceville, Minnesota, USA); Maxwell Hutterite Colony (Scotland, South Dakota, USA); Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Parkston, South Dakota, USA); and Poinsett Hutterite Colony (Estelline, South Dakota, USA).

In 2017 New Elm Springs Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 2 colony.

Additional Information

Location

Ethan, South Dakota (coordinates: 43.4894, -97.8242 [43° 29′ 21″ N, 97° 49′ 27″ E]; located 7.6 km. (4.7 miles) north-west of Milltown, 12.6 km. (7.8 miles) east of Dimock, 13.9 km. (8.6 miles) south-east of Ethan, and 16.4 km. (10.2 miles) north-east of Parkston, South Dakota).

Address

41844 - 269th St., Ethan, SD 57334-5206

Switchboard Phone

605-928-3256

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Joseph Tschetter Mike Tschetter 2006
Joseph Tschetter Mike Tschetter 2010
Joseph Tschetter Thomas Wollman 2015
Joseph Tschetter Thomas Wollman 2017

Maps

Map:New Elm Springs Hutterite Colony, Ethan, South Dakota, USA


Author(s) David Decker
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published October 2017


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Decker, David and Richard D. Thiessen. "New Elm Springs Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. October 2017. Web. 19 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Elm_Springs_Hutterite_Colony_(Ethan,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=154918.

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Decker, David and Richard D. Thiessen. (October 2017). New Elm Springs Hutterite Colony (Ethan, South Dakota, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Elm_Springs_Hutterite_Colony_(Ethan,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=154918.




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