Waldpark Hohenfichte Retreat / Erholungsheim Waldpark (DE)

A church retreat situated at the northern edge of the Erzgebirge (mountains on the border between Saxony and Czechoslovakia) in the valley of the Great Loessnitz, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) east of the industrial city of Karl-Marx-Stadt (formerly Chemnitz). The property, including about 2.4 acres (one hectare) of land, was purchased in 1951 and developed by labor, material, and financial contributions of the members of the church and the union. This retreat, which belongs to the North German Union Conference, serves as a meeting place for spiritual uplift and physical relaxation. It provides facilities for 45 guests (20 rooms and 45 beds) since its enlargement by the purchase of additional property and the building of a wooden barracks for camping. The facilities are used for ministeri...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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