The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Rooted in reconciliation

Lutherans and Mennonites plant trees

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Bishop William Gafkjen waters a tree planted April 10 outside the Mennonite Church USA offices in Elkhart, Ind.

Mary E. Klassen/Associated Mennonite Since the Lutheran World Federation's 2010 apology for the historic persecution of Anabaptists by Lutherans, LWF members and Mennonites have dedicated such trees at sites worldwide as a symbol of reconciliation.


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