Epiphany Lutheran Church Dayton, Ohio, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, USA

Tree 173

Planted by:

Rev. Larry A. Hoffsis

Biblical Votum :

Revelation 22, 1-2: "Then the angel1 showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life2 with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."

Tree species:

Crataegus laevigata 'Paul´s Scarlett' - Pink Hawthorn

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On July 16th, 2010, ahead of the General Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation in Stuttgart, Pastor Larry A. Hoffsis (with spade) planted a flowering ash tree on behalf of the congregation of Epiphany Lutheran Church Dayton, Ohio, USA.

Planting the partner tree :

On Reformation Sunday, October 28th, 2012, Senior Pastor Charles Woodward, together with Mike Pivarnik and Janet Claudepierrre, longtime members of the Apple Tree Society, planted a crabapple tree as partner tree for Epiphany Lutheran Church in Dayton, Ohio, USA. On the granite plaque is engraved: THE LUTHER TREE. 500 Years of Reformation. “Even if I knew the world would end tomorrow, I would plant an apple tree today.” Martin Luther.

Location of the tree :

This tree is located in the :
Luthergarten Andreasbreite
Location of the Luther Garden :
Between Wallstraße, Kurfürstenring (formerly Hallesche Straße) and Elbstraße
Tree 173
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