The Indonesian Christian Church (Huria Kristen Indonesia)

Tree 207

Planted by:

Rev. Basa Hutabarat on behalf of Rev. Dr. Langsung Maruli Sitorus

Biblical Votum :

Revelation 22,2: "And he showed me ... through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."

Tree species:

Malus - Apfel 'Edelborsdorfer' - Apple Tree

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On November 1st, 2014, Pastor Basa Hutabarat (right, next to the tree), representing Bishop Langsung Maruli Sitorus, planted an “Edelborsdorfer” apple tree on behalf of the The Indonesian Christian Church (Huria Kristen Indonesia).

Planting the partner tree :

On June 15th, 2014, during the LWF Council meeting in Medan, Indonesia, several trees were planted as partner trees to the Luthergarten in Wittenberg, including the trees for the National Committee, the Communion of Churches in Indonesia, The Indonesian Christian Church (HKI), the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), and the Simalungen Protestant Christian Church (GKPS). Representatives of the 13 LWF member churches in Indonesia planted young mango, avocado, banana, and durian trees on the grounds of the Ecumenical Center in North Sumatra. The first three trees were planted by LWF President Bishop Munib A. Younan (2nd from left), LWF General Secretary Pastor Martin Junge (left), and representatives of the seven LWF regions. “May these trees grow as our communion in the Lutheran World Federation is growing,” declared LWF President Younan.

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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