the river church right now

Below are our current options to gather as a church to pray, worship, and engage with the weekly message!


Beach: 8:30am on Torrance Beach with face coverings and physical distancing. Bring a towel or beach chair!


Norris Pavilion Gathering: Sundays, 10:30am, at the Norris Pavilion PARKING LOT with face coverings and physical distancing. Registration no longer required, see you there!


Online: Sunday evening, the recorded service is available on YouTube. We're working hard to have the service uploaded by 6pm on Sunday, but as we work out some technical issues, occasionally the service might be available a bit later than anticipated. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Miss a service or want to re-watch a past service? You can find all of our recorded messages here.


Grounded Groups: Our small group gatherings are resuming! Let bill@riversouthbay.org know if you would like to host or facilitate a group and check out our small group page if you'd like to join a group.


For more info on the various options, visit our service info page.


River LifeCare: The recent circumstances have increased feelings of anxiety, depression, and isolation—You do not have to go through this alone. Our River LifeCare team is here to provide emotional and spiritual support. Read more and contact the team here

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come as you are

From encouraging messages to amazing kids programs, we have designed our services for people who have been long time church  attendees or have never been to church before. No matter where  you've been or what you've done - we invite you to experience The River, an intentionally casual church.


We have weekly Sunday services at Torrance Beach and "on the hill" at the Norris Pavilion.

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