Evangelical Lutheran Church Congregations in Lappeenranta, Finland

Tree 311

Planted by:

Rev. Juha Eklund and Rev. Pirkko Varis

Biblical Votum :

John 14,27:"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid."

Tree species:

Tilia tomentosa ‚Brabant‘ - Silver lime

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On April 22nd, 2016, Pastor Juha Eklund (right) and Pastor Pirkko Varis (2nd from right, receiving the certificate from the Director of Studies of the LWF Center Wittenberg, Pastor Joachim Zirkler) planted a silver linden tree on behalf of the Evangelical Lutheran Church Congregations in Lappeenranta, Finland. They were accompanied by other members of the congregation and took communion together as part of the tree planting ceremony.

Planting the partner tree :

On October 31st, 2016, Reformation Day, Pastor Juha Eklund planted the partner tree for the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Lappeenranta, Finland.

Location of the tree :

This tree is located in the :
Luthergarten New Town Hall
Location of the Luther Garden :
Between Juristentraße, Berliner Straße and Mauerstraße
Tree 311
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