High School

Growing together.

Whoever you are, wherever you're from, you are welcome here.

Purpose and Aim for RiverLakes High School Ministry
Know - The goal that each student would come to KNOW God personally and KNOW Him more through Gospel-centered preaching, Gospel-centered worship and Gospel-centered discipleship.
Grow - Encourage personal GROWTH and spiritual maturity through a Gospel-centered and biblically formed deeper relationship with God, parents, leaders and peers.
Go - Provide Gospel-centered support and opportunity for students to GO reach others and to GO serve others

-Bill Wills, Pastor of Student Ministries

Sunday Mornings

Education Building, Room 213

High School currently meets on Sunday mornings at 9:00am in the HS Room (Rm. 213 in the Ed. Building). We worship, fellowship, and engage with God’s Word in the form of a sermon. All high school students are welcome! Come worship with us!

Spring Sermon Series Calendar

Jan 1 - March 24 Experiencing God
April 7 - May 12 The Beatitudes
May 19 - Student Teaching Sunday
May 26 - GRADUATION SUNDAY- Belonging to Christ- Walking With Him After Graduation 
June 2 -  PROMOTION SUNDAY- Set Free to Thrive In Christ

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Real Groups

If you are a 9th-12th grader looking for a place to study God's Word, fellowship with others, and be challenged to grow in your faith, Real Groups are the place to be! Sign up for a Real Group this year on a Sunday or by emailing highschool@riverlakeschurch.org!

Serve in HSM

This list is by no means exhaustive, but is something to consider as you, HS student, begin praying about where you might get committed to serving the church body/HSM and being salt and light in your community this upcoming year! If you're interested in any of the following areas, contact HSM (highschool@riverlakeschurch.org) for more information and a follow-up!

Student Leadership
(Fall 2023 - Summer 2024)

Year-long commitment. Application & interview process happening this summer.

Tech Team

Do you have a way with computers? Do you like messing around with a soundboard, presentations, being a part of something in a more behind-the-scenes yet important way? Sounds like the tech team could be the spot for you!

Worship Team

Sign up for ARISE!

Service Outreach

Monthly/Semi-monthly Saturday morning outreach opportunities for all in HSM to serve at (i.e., The Mission at Kern County, Morning Star Fresh Food Ministry, prayer walks, helping out a different ministry here at RCC, etc.).

Small Group Leaders

Directed toward parents, guardians, and/or qualified adults. Serve as a mentor-leader in HSM! If interested, contact Student Ministries Pastor, Bill Wills ((661) 589-9733, ext. 207).


Directed toward parents/guardians and others in the RCC congregation. Providing food, decoration/design help, financial assistance, host homes, miscellaneous game/event supplies, etc.! If interested, contact us at highschool@riverlakeschurch.org

HSM Google Calendar

HSM has a Google Calendar that is updated quarterly to reflect everything we add to our newsletters. We hope this serves our HSM families well in a tech-based way in keeping up with everything we have going on.
How to integrate into iCal (Apple):
  1. Open Calendar app
  2. Click “Calendars” at the bottom of the screen
  3. Click “Add Calendar” at the bottom left corner of the screen, then “Add Subscription Calendar”
  4. Copy & paste the link below, then click “Subscribe” https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/c_ck7ntjj6j3m9n6n2buc5q6d310%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

Student Ministries Calendar