The Order of the Daughters of the King® is an order for women in the Anglican, Episcopal, Lutheran and Roman Catholic churches. Our Anglican tradition includes Episcopal oversight, recognizes that Holy Scripture contains all things necessary for salvation, acknowledges the gift of the Holy Spirit in Baptism, the real presence of our Lord in the Holy Eucharist, and worship according to The Book of Common Prayer. The Order’s purpose is to bring others into a living, loving relationship with Jesus our Lord and Savior and to help strengthen the spiritual life of our parishes and missions.
Members undertake a Rule of Life, incorporating the Rule of Prayer and the Rule of Service. By reaffirmation of the promises made at Baptism and Confirmation, a Daughter pledges herself to a life-long program of prayer, service and evangelism.
Margaret J. Franklin instituted The Order on Easter Eve, 1885. The Ann Riggs Chapter at St. John’s was chartered December 5, 2010. The Daughters have a vast scope of jobs to strengthen the life of the church extending from choir, Licensed Eucharist Ministers, Flower Guild, Altar Guild, Sunday School, Blessing Baskets and more. We provide a Lenten Service with light meals, Advent prayer and meditation, and assist with the ECW retreats.
The Chapter members meet on the third Wednesday of each month (excluding July and August) at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s.