On May 5th, 2017, Gollamudi Pradeep Kumar (left, with his wife and children), representing Gollamudi Ramaiah, Gollamudi Nagendramma & Gogumalla Vijay Mohan Samuel and Gogumalla Sulochana Mohan, planted a silver linden tree on behalf of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Chirala, Andhra Pradesh, India.
On Reformation Day, October 31st, 2019, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Chirala, Andhra Pradesh, India, dedicated their own Luthergarten. Paths were laid along a wall on the church grounds, on which Bible verses are written. 100 trees were planted by the congregation and the pastoral committee. The Reformer Martin Luther was honored with a statue and a short life story.