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Who can be a Daughter of the King?

Senior members are communicants of the Episcopal, Anglica, Roman Catholic, and Lutheran (ELCA) churches or in churches within the Historic Episcopate (Orthodox).
 
Junior Daughters of the King are between the ages of 7 and 18 years. Jumior Chapters may include girls from all Christian churches who are baptized with water in the Name of the Father, son, and Holy Spirit.
 
Daughters at Large are those who have no Chapter home.

What are the Daughters of the King?

The Order of the Daughters of the King, Inc was founded in the Episcopal Church in 1885. Our Founder, Margaret J. Franklin envisioned the mission of the order to be the extension of Christ's Kingdom through prayer, service and evangelism.   Empowered by the Holy Spirit, our current vision as Daughters of the King is to know Jesus Christ, to make known to others, and to become reflections of God's love throughout the worlds.   Rule of Life  

What is a Rule of Life?

A Rule of Life is a considered pattern of activities designed to embody and focus our relationship with God.
 
A Rule of Life may thought of as:
 
* a covenant between God and me
* a way tp provide "prime time" for God in my life
* the routine side of loving God
* that which I can use to focus my Christian walk
 
Observing a Rule of Life:
 
* gives a high priority to our religiou

What is Involved in the Rule of Service?

The Rule of Service is the application of one's baptismal vow, reafffirmed by confirmation to be Christ's faithful servant in the extension of His Kingdom.   There are many ways for a Chaper or an indiviudal Daughter to serve. Some possibilities are:  

Who is a Daughter at Large?

A Daughter who is not a member of a chapter BECAUSE there is no chapter at her parish is a Daughter at Large. Ten Things a Daughters-at-Large should do:

How often do Chapters meet?

Most Chapters meet once a month but there is no hard or fast rule about how often a Chapter should meet. Each Chapter is different and schedules its meetings to best serve the needs of its members. Some Chapters meet weekly for prayer but hold business meetings once a month. Others may hold business meetings only quarterly but meet for prayer and service projects more regularly.

What if my parish doesn't have a Chapter?

If you are already a Daughter and you move to a parish without a chapter, you become a Daughter at Large.  

What officers does a Chapter need to have?

Chapters need to have a least a President, who acts as the liaison between the Diocesan Board and the Chapter and the National Office and the Chapter. Chapters can also have a Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer. Since Chapters do not raise money, the Treasurer may act as the central point for dues collection or to handle donations to the Chapter or to one of the National Funds.

What are the Spring and Fall Assemblies?

The Spring and Fall Assemblies are times for Daughters from the entire Diocese to meet together. As the names imply, there is one meeting in the Fall and one in the Spring. Generally, the Assembly involves a service, a business meeting and a speaker or workshop. There may be other Diocesan events throughout the year as well, such as Quiet Days and Retreats. The Spring and Fall Assemblies are the only two regularly scheduled events observed throughout the Order.

Who are the Diocesan Officers?

The current officers for the Diocese of Pittsburgh are:
President: Gail Simpson
1st Vice President: vacant
2nd Vice President: Kate Geiger, Membership Chair
Treasurer:Brenda Homer
Secretary: Liz Delgado

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