Who Are The KDS?

The King’s Daughters and Sons (KDS) is an interdenominational Christian service organization with the International Headquarters located in Chautauqua, New York. It is comprised of approximately 4000 members, about 250 or so of whom are under the age of 18.


If you would like to BECOME A MEMBER or organize a Circle and Lend a Hand with the many projects undertaken by the KDS, please contact our 2nd Vice-President, Sandy Pace,  and/or fill out the New Membership Form. International dues are only $30.00 annually.

A Scholar's Story
Message from Health Careers Scholar, Ashley Jo Adams

I would like to take a moment to thank you for your generous scholarship. I was so happy when I received my congratulatory letter from the Scholarship Department. I cannot tell you how appreciative I am to have been selected as a recipient.  The financial assistance you provided has been a great help to me in paying my educational expenses, and it has allowed me to concentrate more on my studies.

I am a Nursing major at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Texas.

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Clergy Renewal Week
Applications are now being accepted for Clergy Renewal Week 2017!

In the words of our past participants, our Clergy Renewal Week provided, “a serene, peaceful, congenial, worry-free setting with emotional, spiritual, intellectual, artistic stimulation available. All in the context of a small, intimate community.”

“It feels so good to laugh and enjoy.”

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The 2016 Chautauqua Scholars
How Would you Describe your Experience as a CHQ Scholar?

“Considering I had no idea about what to expect coming here, it has been an eye-opening experience. I have been introduced to the ideas that our world can look like CHQ and now to make it happen. I have been given a vision for service in many ways for when I leave here….”

“Chautauqua is a dream that you will not be able to explain when you wake up. You just need to experience it……”

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Lenten Fruit

“Either make the tree good , and its fruit good; or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit” (Matthew 12:33) and “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. The good person brings good things out of good treasure, and the evil person brings evil things out of an evil treasure” (Luke 6:45)

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Vacation in Chautauqua
Chautauqua Scholarship
Clergy Renewal Week
New Horizons Program
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