LDS Church officials have advised members to steer clear of polygamists who recently handed out business cards describing the ideal polygamist wife to girls at a Rexburg-area congregation.
Three well-dressed, bearded men visited the Hibbard 2nd Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on a Sunday several weeks ago.The men apparently participated in Sunday School discussions on the virtues of home schools and decrying gangs and teen pregnancy. Afterward, they reportedly handed out business cards to girls in the ward. Some had scriptural quotes on them and another was addressed, "To My Future Wife."
It told what an ideal polygamist wife would be like - always obedient to her husband, among other things, one ward member said.
Some church officials told the men they were welcome to attend church but could not pass out their materials or espouse false doctrine. Young women in the ward were warned to avoid contact with the men.