Evangelical Lutheran Church District Goslar and High school Goslar, Germany

Tree 248

Planted by:

Rev. Ralph Beims, Director of Studies Hans-Peter Dreß and the High school in Goslar

Biblical Votum :

Psalms 8,2: "Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger."

Tree species:

Malus - Apfel 'Schöner von Nordhausen' - Apple Tree

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On March 7th, 2014, Pastor Ralph Beims (left, next to the Director of the LWF Center Wittenberg, Pastor Hans W. Kasch), on behalf of the Evangelical Lutheran Church District of Goslar, and Headmaster Hans-Peter Dreß (right), along with students of the 11th grade at the High School of Goslar, planted a “Schöner von Nordhausen” apple tree together as a symbol of the shared preparation for the Reformation Jubilee in 2017. A trombone choir provided music for the occasion.

Planting the partner tree :

On March 14th, 2014, two partner trees were planted for the Evangelical Lutheran Church District of Goslar and the High School of Goslar. School Pastor Ralph Beims and Headmaster Hans-Peter Dreß planted a “Luther Oak” tree in the schoolyard of the high school. The whole teaching staff and student body took part in the planting and remembered the planting which the 11th graders had experienced the week before in the Luthergarten in Wittenberg. Bishop Dr. Friedrich Weber closed the ceremony with a blessing. Afterwards, another partner tree planting took place in front of the Marktkirche (Market Church) in Goslar, led by Church District Provost Thomas Gunkel, with Pastor Martin Junge, General Secretary of the LWF, and bishops from Namibia, England, and Czechia participating.

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
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