Friends and Neighbours 2023

Written by: Julian Waldner on Monday, December 25th, 2023

Hello Friends, as in previous years, we will be hosting a virtual “Friends and Neighbours Evening” on YouTube. The video will go live on December 28th at 7:00 CST and will feature beautiful music, artwork, and Christmas messages. You can find a link the video below. You might also want to subscribe to the channel Hutterite Christmas Collaborationwhere the video will go live. If you ....

Friends and Neighbours 2022

Written by: Julian Waldner on Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Hello friends, I hope you are having a restful and joyful Christmas celebration with friends and family. Like last year, we would like to share some of our celebration with you! On the 28th of December, we will be streaming an evening of Hutterite choirs, small groups, trios, instrumental pieces, poetry, artwork and Christmas messages. On 7:00 PM CST on that day, you can watch our live premier from the link below.

Friends and Neighbours 2021

Written by: Julian Waldner on Saturday, December 25th, 2021

Hello friends,

Each year around this time, several Hutterite communities across Manitoba will invite their friends and neighbours to their colonies for an evening of music and fellowship. In my own community, Decker Colony, this always takes place on the 27th of December. People start to arrive around 5:00, filling the large lot in front of our colony garage with mini vans and pickup trucks. When our repurposed garage floor--now decked with chairs, carpeting, and a stage--has filled up with people, the evening st....