Protestant Church District Wittenberg, Germany

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Planted by:

Superintendent Christian Beuchel

Biblical Votum :

2. Timothy 1,7: "... for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control."

Tree species:

Acer campestre 'Elsrijk' - Field Maple

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On April 6th, 2013, Church Superintendent Christian Beuchel (center), accompanied by members of the church district, planted a field maple tree on behalf of the Protestant Church District of Wittenberg, Germany. The tree planting took place at the close of the church district conference.

Planting the partner tree :

On May 11th, 2013, members of the Wittenberg Church District planted a wild service tree as partner tree next to the church in Brehna, under the Biblical motto of Colossians 3:16 (“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly”). The planting took place during an ecumenical worship service during a festival of tolerance on the occasion of “10 Years of Highway Church Brehna.” The second partner tree was planted on August 8th, 2013, in front of St. Mary’s Church in Prettin. This took place during a festival service on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the first mention of the church. A black mulberry tree was placed in the earth and this was connected with the Biblical story of Zacchaus (Luke 19:1-10).

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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