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 Kids VBS 2023

S T E L L A R - Shine Jesus’ Light! 

June 26, 27 & 28 | 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

The Ryan’s Home

25 Strawberry Lane, RHE

1st - 5th Grade (preschool kids are welcome to stay for opener, songs & snack with parents)

$45 per kid (volunteers get one kid free)


At Stellar VBS, launch kids on a cosmic quest where they'll have a blast shining Jesus' light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on a three evening out-of-this-world adventure that's light years of faith-building fun!

Register your kids or sign up to volunteer Registration here or visit

For questions, please email Cathy Pluimer at Cathy@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, June 21 | 5:30 – 7:15 p.m.

Summer Kick off & Pool Party! (Families Welcome!)

BBQ & Pool Olympics

The Pluimer’s House

9 Middleridge Ln N.

Rolling Hills, CA 90274

River Littles Summer Swim Days (0-6 yrs. old)

Come play in the pool with your littles!

Tuesdays | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

June 20 and July 18

Cathy’s House

9 Middleridge Ln N.

Rolling Hills, CA 90274

July 18 and 25

Katie Draffen's House

30215 Avenida Selecta

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90274

*If you would like to participate in swim lessons with Katie Draffen, click here.  

Summer Beach Days!

Tuesday’s June 27 & July 25 | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Beach below Dolphin Park

Contact Casey Waddell at caseywaddell26@gmail.com for more information.

Hume Lake 2023 - Registration is full but get on the waitlist because we have requested more spots! 

(ages 8 – 10 yrs. | 3rd - 5th Grade)

A week sleeping in a REAL wagon under the starry skies and learning about the God who created it all! We are headed to Hume this July and can't wait! Get registered now and bring along a couple friends!

CAMP DATES: July 23 – 29

Cost: $910

Get on the waitlist here.

*Parents are invited to apply to be wagon counselors – apply here.


River Kids Volunteer Team

Come enjoy worshiping God through serving in the Children’s Ministry one Sunday a month!  You’ll be a part of building the foundation of our kid’s faith through teaching God’s word with stories, crafts, plays, games and fun activities. 


Email Cathy Pluimer at cathy@riversouthbay.org if interested.