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Annual History Instructions

Counseling by officials of ward and stake

Stake, district, and mission annual histories are an important aspect of the Lord’s mandate for the Church to keep a record and a history continually of all important things that transpire in Zion, including the manner of life, faith, and works of the Saints (see D&C 47:3, 69:3, and 85:1-2).

The Stake, District, and Mission Annual Histories guide has been provided as a tool and reference to understand the process of assigning, gathering, compiling, approving, and submitting annual histories. This guide is available in 15 languages. Simplified instructions and annual history submission cover sheets are available in several additional languages.

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