A suggestion was made to remodel the dorms into affordable accommodation for Temple patrons.
Church employees response: The dorms are not “Temple appropriate accommodations.”
Temple patrons have been staying in the dorms for several years paying $10 a night. Now someone has decided that only $60 a night accommodations are appropriate for Temple patrons. This is a subtle form of economic racism.
If you were really interested in increasing Temple attendance, affordable accommodations would be at the top of your list not new $500,000 homes that only the top 1% can afford.
Another example of myopic pride, unrighteous dominion and a focus on outward wordly appearance.
If the labor missionaries were to all vote today on this question what would they choose?
- New houses, a lake, legacy park and a full size basketball court
- Remodel the dorms and provide affordable accommodations for Temple patrons and their families. ($10 to $20 a night and bring your own bedding etc)