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.

Chautauqua Scholarship Program
Meet the CHQScholars - Class of 2017

12 young people are here at Chautauqua as members of the 2017 Class of CHQScholars.  They have come from Arizona, Lebanon, New Jersey, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Palestine, Texas, and Ukraine.

See the latest from The Chautauquan Daily about the scholars here:  http://chqdaily.com/2017/07/chautauqua-scholars-bond-faith-new-experiences/

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A Scholar's Story
Message from Health Careers Scholar, Jaron Smith

Dear Mrs. Cooley and Scholarship Committee,

I first off wanted to thank you sincerely for the great privilege of
receiving this scholarship. To say that I am humbled and grateful is a
dramatic understatement.

I wanted to share something that changed my medical school educational
experience that you are free to share as you see fit. The transition from
second to third-year medical school is rough to say the least.

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Gifts from God

Serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. (1 Peter 4:10b)

Beads of sweat dripped off Lauren’s forehead. Her hair felt glued to her scalp. She had never felt this hot before. Just when she needed the electricity most, it had gone off. A fan would feel so good. Lauren’s next-door neighbor saw her sitting beneath a tree, trying to stay out of the scorching sun.


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Vacation in Chautauqua
Chautauqua Scholarship
Clergy Renewal Week
New Horizons Program
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