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To: Stake indexing directors, family history area advisers, and priesthood leaders over indexing
What: Annual Stake Indexing Director Forum
Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Location: Joseph Smith Memorial Building Chapel, Mezzanine Level, Salt Lake City, Utah Full Story