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Life by the River

They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do. Psalm 1 vs 3

Sundays 8:30am


For those who are high risk or who feel more comfortable joining our meetings from home, please visit our Youtube channel and subscribe to our Sunday messages. 


After the president’s most recent announcement, we are back in person! We meet together at 8:30 at Northland School in Monzi. For those who can’t join us at this time, messages are available on our Youtube channel. Please contact the church office to join our community Whatsapp group to keep connected.


If this is your first time visiting us, we would love to meet you and get you connected to the River Church family through our various community platforms.



River Church International is a non-denominational, multi-racial Christian community for people of all ages. Established in the late 1990’s, the church has experienced consistent growth and is currently led by an eldership team headed by Marc and Kirsty Dewrance.


The leadership of River Church places a high value on meaningful partnership with other churches, both in our region and beyond. As such, we have strong links with other well-established churches in the Zululand region and KwaZulu-Natal. In addition, we partner with New Covenant Ministries International (NCMI).

Latest Message

COME AND SEE with Marc Dewrance

Sunday 09 January 2022



At River Church we believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God and the foundation of all we do. We believe that God is always speaking and it is our desire to be led by the Holy Spirit in all aspects of life.

We desire to build strong friendships within our community of faith, and to see the people entering into vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ. We believe that church is a place where people can encourage one another and grow in their relationship with God.

We believe that River Church exists for the benefit of our region, to impact our wider community with the love of God. We also believe that God has called us to reach the nations of the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ, leaders raised up and churches planted.

To find out more about the ministries, outreach programmes and mission trips that take place through River Church, please contact our office.
We’d love to hear from you!

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Upcoming Events

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Alpha Course 2021


Alpha is a place to explore the Christian faith with others. It is a series of sessions focused on questions of life, faith and meaning. Each session has food, a talk, and space to discuss and ask questions.


Global Equip


Due to the recent Covid restrictions put in place, the NCMI Global Equip has been postponed to 2022. Refunds are available for tickets already purchased.


Apostolic Visit
Greg & Mariza Nixon

19 December 2021

We are excited to for a visit from Greg and Mariza from Freedom House, Ballito. Greg is gifted in leading people into the presence of God through worship. 



We Gather Every Tuesday & Sunday

Tuesdays – Contact the office for more info

Sundays online @8:30am

Community Groups

We have a number of groups meeting all over our area. Click here to contact a home group group near you.

Sunday In-person Location

We meet together at Northland School in Monzi when restrictions allow. For more details CLICK HERE. All Covid19 protocols are adhered to.

Kids Church

We have an exciting new curriculum starting as soon as we ase able to be back in-person. Kids Church runs every Sunday during the school calendar for ages 3-13 year olds. 

In-person Meetings

As the world adjusts to this strange new normal of Covid-19, our church meetings are going to be different to what we’re used to, so here’s a heads up on…

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