Internationale Martin Luther Stiftung

The daily Luther

25th February

For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, Saying, (Psalm 22 (xxiii)) "I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee."

Interpretation of Martin Luther ...

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Ralf Meister

1962   born in Hamburg
1989   first theological examination at Hamburg University
1990   Vicariate Lauenburg/Elbe
1992   Ordination in the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church
1992   worked in the "Church and City" department at the Seminar for Practical Theology at the University of Hamburg
1996   Head of the Kiel editorial office of the Protestant Broadcasting Department of the North German Churches
2001   appointed provost of the Lübeck church district
2008   General Superintendent of the Berlin district
since 2011   Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover
since 2012   Chairman of the Council of the Confederation of Protestant Churches in Lower Saxony
since 2018   Presiding Bishop of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (VELKD)