United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany

Tree 264

Planted by:

Bishop Gerhard Ulrich

Biblical Votum :

John 1,1: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."

Tree species:

Fraxinus excelsior 'Nana' - Common Ash Tree

Planting in the Luther Garden :

On October 21st, 2012, during a conference of the Lutheran World Federation in Wittenberg on the topic of theological education, Bishop Gerhard Ulrich (reading the selected bible verse) planted a common ash tree on behalf of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany.

Planting the partner tree :

On July 4th, 2013, Presiding Bishop of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (VELKD), Bishop Gerhard Ulrich of Schwerin, planted a partner tree for the VELKD at the church offices of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) in Hanover. Representatives of the church leadership of the VELKD, the executive committee of the Union of Evangelical Churches (UEK), and the churchwide office of the EKD 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
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