Long time ago, during the Great War against the Evil Forces, some priest fled the town to find shelter in a temple, deep in the Elven Forest. They managed to create a good defense and so where able to throw back the Evil Forces, as there are indeed powerful clerics among them.
Now the temple is a place full of peace. The priests there worship the earthen Gods and their religion is close related to earth and are all very kind in nature. However, there are still evil creatures in the Elven Forces, and so the priest had not given up their defense and their guards.