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 Headquarters, HQ,  and/or fill out the New Membership Form. International dues are only $30.00 annually.

Learn & Discern Internships
A Message from our Internship Committee

Our summer internship can impact the course of a college student’s life.  Experiencing work in the non-profit world and experiencing the role of faith in creating positive change is an incredible way to discern your future.

Because an internship with us also focuses on living and working among a diverse set of people and perspectives at New York’s Chautauqua Institution, it provides more than a college requirement.  It prepares young adults to help heal the world.

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Historian's Corner
Gems from the Memorial Museum

As noted last month, many of our members are unable to visit the Memorial Museum located in IOKDS Headquarters at Chautauqua, NY, so we are bringing it to you!  This month’s highlighted artifact brought to you by our Historian, Sue Buck,  is “Beauty Spot Holder.”

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A Scholar's Story
Message from Health Careers Scholar, Morgan Gilmour

I had a patient come to the emergency department in the most vulnerable position you can imagine a person experiencing. She was extremely obese. She was unable to get out of her bed to take care of herself…

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Vacation in Chautauqua
Chautauqua Scholarship
Clergy Renewal Week
New Horizons Program
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