Who We Are

The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons (IOKDS) is an interdenominational, intergenerational Christian service organization.  At the international and local levels, we strive to serve all ages and circumstances of need.


We welcome new members to join us in service to others. To learn more, email our International Headquarters in Chautauqua, New York: headquarters@iokds.org.  For Circle or Branch membership opportunities, see iokds.org/contact/ KDS on the map.


Health Careers Scholarship Program
Message from a Health Careers Scholarship Recipient
September 19, 2020

Most students who study physical therapy, including myself, entered the field for similar reasons: “I care about people,” or “I wanted to be in healthcare.” Most had a life-changing experience as a patient and wanted to be a part of the circle of giving, and in this way, I was no different…

Devoted to Fellowship
September 11, 2020

Do we not long for more fellowship in this crisis?  Even not in crisis?  GOD wants us to do life together!   Social ties keep us healthy.  In this isolation, we need to reach out to each other in notes, calls, and yes even electronically.

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Conference 2020
Meet the 2020 - 2021 Officers!
June 29, 2020

With the cancellation of the IOKDS Conference 2020 due to COVID-19, the question of how to replace those officers whose terms were ending was forefront. As you know, our bylaws state that the members at the annual conference elect the officers.   With guidance of the International Parliamentarian, Phoebe McLelland, and under the authority of Robert’s Rules of Order, the following steps were taken.

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Vacation in Chautauqua
Clergy Renewal Week