SPOTLIGHT ON: Gardening for God

The ministry of Gardening for God plants and maintains the flower bed at the entrance to the church, providing a welcoming entrance to the church. The ministry also cares for the Mary Garden, providing a peaceful place for contemplation.

Volunteers plant and maintain a flower garden in the space on Stevens Drive during the warmer months, and provide care for non-vegetation during the winter months. In the Mary Garden, volunteers prune bushes during the growing season, care for the rose garden, plant flowers in large pots near the statue, and perform general yard maintenance for the entire area, including watering. The ministry is open to youth through adult volunteers.

Interested persons are encouraged to contact the parish office at 946-1675 for more information.


Author: Christ the King Adult Religious Education

Christ the King Parish of Richland, WA has a vast array of opportunities for continued adult faith development and spiritual growth in Christian discipleship. No matter where people are in their journey towards the Lord, there is something for everyone at Christ the King Parish, including: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Adult Bible Studies, classes on the Catholic Faith, programs for returning Catholics, Young Adult Ministry, the Surviving Divorce program, Coming Home for returning Catholics, parish missions and retreats, parenting resources, information on Christian apologetics, etc. Bible studies, which are generally published by Little Rock, Ascension Press, or Word on Fire, average from 8-10 weeks long and are offered both in the mornings and evenings for your convenience. For more information regarding ongoing formation opportunities for adults, or to give us feedback on what you'd like to see offered at the parish to help you on your faith journey, please send us a message through our "Contact" link or send an email to

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