Mennonite World Conference

Tree 146

Planted by:

Rev. Dr. Larry Miller

Biblical Votum :

Eph. 2, 17-18: "And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father."

Tree species:

Acer rubrum 'October Glory' - Red Maple

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On October 1st, 2011, General Secretary Pastor Dr. Larry Miller (next to the tree) planted a red maple tree on behalf of the Mennonite World Conference.

Planting the partner tree :

On September 16th, 2011, during the celebration of 200 years of the Mennonite General Assembly in the Netherlands, the partner tree for the Mennonite World Conference was planted at the Mennorode Conference Center in Elspleet, the Netherlands, as a symbol of the reconciliation between Lutherans and Mennonites. Fernando Enns, Vice President of the Association of Mennonite Congregations in Germany (AMG) and Professor of Peace Theology and Peace Ethics at the University of Amsterdam; Otto Bleker, President of the Mennonite Conference in the Netherlands; and Kathryn Johnson, acting LWF General Secretary for Ecumenical Affairs, all took part in the ceremony.

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 146
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