Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover, Germany

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Planted by:

Assistant to the Bishop Dr. Hans Christian Brandy, Hanover

Biblical Votum :

Isaiah 60,13: " The glory of Lebanon shall come to you, the cypress, the plane, and the pine, to beautify the place of my sanctuary, and I will make the place of my feet glorious."

Tree species:

Acer rubrum 'October Glory' - Red Maple

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On November 1st, 2009, the first 25 trees in the Luthergarten were adopted. Church Executive Dr. Hans Christian Brandy (right, reading the selected Bible verse) planted a red maple tree on behalf of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover, Germany.

Planting the partner tree :

On June 5th, 2012, Jürgen Schneider, President of the 24th Regional Synod, planted a red maple tree on behalf of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover. Jürgen Schneider explained, “The tree, the deciduous tree, is a strong symbol: the leaves which are renewed every year show that life is stronger than death – at the tree we learn the rhythm of growing, blooming, ripening, resting; we read the times of year and times of life and see the connection between earth and heaven in the tree, with its roots and crown.” Schneider planted the Hanover Luther tree as a sign for beginning a climate protection program.

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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