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 Collaboration, where the video will go live. If you ....
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.
Written by: Julian Waldner on Saturday, December 25th, 2021
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....
Written by: Louie Vetter on Monday, November 22nd, 2021
O dear Heavenly Father, we come to you on bended knee with aching heart and quivering limbs to ask for your comfort. The worries and uncertainties that come with this broken world could easily overwhelm us if we did not know that you, O Father, know everything, and everything has to go through your approval.
You know the outcome of every day, and not only the outcome of every day, but also the outcome of every one of your children. You alone know the future, and in th....
Written by: Louie Vetter on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
Our dear Father in heaven, we come to you in this time of great dryness to ask for your blessing upon the land. Bless this parched and dry ground with rain and dew from the heavens that the earth may bring forth her fruit and thereby sustain both man and animal. We look to the heavens everyday, but the heavens seem locked. The grass and the crops shrivel more everyday, the dugouts and bodies of water dry up, the scorching sun and the hot dry winds wring out even more precious moisture from this stressed land.