Hong Kong and Macau Lutheran Church

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Planted by:

Rev. Man Yuk Yeung on behalf of Rev. Lap-yan, Lee, President

Biblical Votum :

Psalms 1,3: "He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers."

Tree species:

Prunus padus - Bird Cherry

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On March 8th, 2015, during the 11th International Theological Seminar of the Lutheran World Federation, Pastor Esther Man Yuk Yeung (right, watering the tree) planted a bird cherry tree on behalf of the Hong Kong and Macau Lutheran Church.

Planting the partner tree :

On June 6th, 2015, four partner trees for churches from Hong Kong were planted on the grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary. All four churches are represented with a tree in Wittenberg. On behalf of their churches, the church presidents each planted a Buddhist pine tree: Pastor Bob Lo, Dean of the Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong; Pastor Lee Lap Yan, President of the Hong Kong and Macau Lutheran Church; Elder Chan Ka Keung, Vice President of The Chinese Rhenish Church Hong Kong Synod; and Pastor Ben Chang, Bishop of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong (all pictured, left to right).

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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