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Mountain Bible School

Delve deeper into the Bible
New location in the Black Forest
Guest house with en-suite rooms


A new country to explore

We are excited to be moving to a new country this year with the Bible School. We retain the essential ingredients of this holiday - clear Bible teaching and beautiful mountain scenery, as we stay in a comfortable German Gastehaus in the Black Forest.

The village of Altglashutten is in the heart of the beautiful Black Forest. A short walk down the hill from where we are staying takes us to the shops and cafés. Standard rooms are for four people and all are en-suite. Rooms for two are avaialble at a supplement. There is a games room with table tennis and table football. Tasty, excellent meals are prepared German style by the resident chef.


Study the Bible in the mountains

The Alpine Bible School is an opportunity for us to break out of the bustle of everyday life to study the Bible against the glorious backdrop of the mountains. Our greatest need in life is to know God. God is not silent and hiding: he speaks to us every day through the Bible, through his people and through the magnificence of his creation. Yet we may find it hard to hear him, because of a thousand other voices shouting for our attention and time. We take time to explore the Bible in more depth and detail than we would manage in our normal lives.

An excellent speaker

Andy Robinson has spoken at many Oak Hall events and always opens up the Bible with great clarity. This year we are coming to the heart of the Christian message - the death and resurrection of Jesus in the last eight chapters of John’s gospel. Many of us will have a basic idea of why Jesus died and rose, but we want to dig deeper to see the full richness of what he has achieved. We’ll also see him preparing his disciples for life after he has gone to heaven, which is so relevant to us because it is the life we have today.

"Excellent Bible teaching and a lovely group of people!"
Monica, Sep 2016

Explore beautiful surroundings

Each morning and evening Andy will give a talk and there will be time to praise God with singing. There will also be opportunities to discuss how the truths we are learning shape our minds, hearts and our lifestyles. In the afternoons we will have time to walk in the beautiful surroundings, talking about what we have learnt, letting it sink into our souls and being awed by the majesty of God’s creation.

Our optional excursion package takes us to explore this beautiful region with one full day excursion, and four afternoon excursions.


Triberg - the Cuckoo Clock Town

Our full day excursion takes us through the mountains to Triberg in the heart of the Black Forest. The waterfall is the highest in Germany and you are sure to see the red squirrels that live in the forest. The Black Forest is ideal for walking and we will each have a pass that will enable us to return by bus or train at any stage of our four afternoons, allowing us to do as much or as little walking as we wish.


Exploring the Black Forest

On our first afternoon we walk or ride to the beautiful mountain lake of Schluchsee. Apfelstrudel and cream await us in the lakeside cafés. The second takes us gently downhill to the picturesque town of Titisee where we can take boats on the lake.

The third includes a walk or ride to the cable car, which takes us to the summit of the Feldberg - the highest mountain in the Black Forest. For the fourth there is the option to take the train to Freiburg, the capital of the Black Forest with plenty of shops and sights to see.

Alternatively, we can choose to relax at the Schluchsee waterpark, enjoying the fun and the ice cream.


Join us this summer and return home refreshed by the grandeur of God revealed both through the Bible and the majesty of the mountains.


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