river kids

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."  Matt. 19:14

River Kids is our Children’s Ministry for infants - 5th grade and is designed to help kids grow in their knowledge of Jesus, through fun-filled interactive stories and age appropriate activities. 


C H U R C H – 10:30 a.m. | The Catalina Room

128 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach

River Kids & Littles are having a blast playing with each other, doing crafts and activities, and learning about Jesus! You’ll find us downstairs at The Catalina Room. The babies (0-1 years old) will have their own designated room and the rest of our River Kids will meet in the main room. We are super excited for our new location!


River Littles PLAYTIME & Mom’s Bible Study! 

Come let your kids play and enjoy a Bible story & craft while moms meet for Bible Study.

Contact Cathy Pluimer at cathy@riversouthbay.org

Every Tuesday | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Journey through the second half of the book of ACTS

Cathy Pluimer’s Home

9 Middleridge Ln. N, Rolling Hills

Childcare will be provided | Register here

Every Thursday | 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

24/7 Family with Chrissy Olson

Brenda Blood’s Home

3209 Via La Selva, PVE

Childcare will be provided | Register here


We have some great Bible Studies for the dad’s as well! Click here to take a look!

Contact Taylor Jones at taylor@riversouthbay.org


Bi-monthly hangouts for kids. Build friendships, play games & learn about Jesus!

Contact Katie Draffen at katie@riversouthbay.org or Cathy Pluimer at cathy@riversouthbay.org

Wednesday, Feb. 1 | 5:30 – 7:15 p.m.

Fun, friends & Bible Quiz Master Competition

Brae & James Petitfils' Home

5306 Paseo de Pablo  

Torrance, CA 90505

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 5:30 – 7:15 p.m.


HIX Ring

Buggy Whip Dr, Rolling Hills (the top of Middleridge Ln. South)

At Main Gate: Just say you are going to the Pluimer’s House

Directions to Hix Ring

BAJA BOUND - March 29 - April 1, 2023

The River Church is excited to partner again with Baja Bound, an organization that builds homes for deserving families in Ensenada, Mexico. In just three days we will build a home, ground up, to provide shelter and safety for families that have migrated to Ensenada in order to work in the agricultural fields.

We hope you and/or your family will join us for our trip this year! 

Register by clicking here.

For questions, please reach out to Luke Schroeder at luke@riversouthbay.org.

Hume Lake 2023!

Registration for Hume Lake Summer Camp 2023 will open on The River website at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 5th.

Camp Dates: July 23rd - 29th, 2023

  • Ponderosa: 9th-12th grade
  • Meadow Ranch: 6th-8th grade
  • Wagon Train: 3rd-5th grade (ages 8 - 10 yrs.) 

*Please note: the school grades for each camp are based on which grade the student is entering for the 2023-2024 school year.

Registration Process

To register for camp, access the registration links on The River website when registration goes live. We will send a reminder email once registration opens so keep an eye out and mark your calendar! Please note that each camp will have its own registration link, so be sure to register for the appropriate camp (Ponderosa, Meadow Ranch, or Wagon Train).

To make sure everyone involved in River Kids & Littles is getting our RK monthly newsletter and text reminders, register for River Kids here!


River Kids Volunteer Team

Experience the joy of investing in young lives and join the fun-loving River Kids Team, as we partner with parents and teach biblical truths to children in a fun and exciting way! Volunteer team members serve one Sunday a month. Curriculum is provided and background check is required.


If you are interested in joining the River Kids Team, click here. If you have questions, contact Children's Ministry Director, Cathy Pluimer, cathy@riversouthbay.org.