The Chinese Rhenish Church Hong Kong Synod

Tree 169

Planted by:

Rev. Ms. Lai-Yung Wu

Biblical Votum :

John 3, 16: "For God so loved the world,9 that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life."

Tree species:

Acer campestre 'Elsrijk' - Field Maple

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On July 16th, 2010, ahead of the General Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation in Stuttgart, Pastor Lai-Yung Wu (with watering can) planted a field maple tree on behalf of The Chinese Rhenish Church, Hong Kong Synod.

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
Tree 169
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