Re: Inside Scientology The Mission Holder's Conference isn't news. That shit happened before a great deal of anon (maybe the majority, even) was born. There are still missions today. One near Denver is still operating and is in fact running a couple workshops every single week. Scientology Mission of Aurora I tend to think if they were freezoners, they would have been crushed already - certainly for using Scientology logos, the trademarked name and claiming to be part of the SMI. So missions are still up and running. We can move the goalposts about what it means to have "dismantled" the mission network, but that just means we have to be more critical of our source. I'm not saying this is a plant. There's a totally plausible scenario in which this "missions were dismantled by DM" thing was a non-news item in which a leaker was explaining back story and the OP misinterpreted it as a new development. There's an equally plausible scenario in which a great deal of the OP's info is accurate, but not all of it, due to varying quality of sources. Everything we've seen, after all, has indicated that smaller orgs are indeed struggling. in short: Take it as good news, but not as the gospel truth.