"Assuming your parents brought you almost every week of your life, and you've gone an average of three hours a week -- and assuming that activities and extras make up for sick days and traveling -- you've spent 2,496 hours, or 312 eight-hour workdays."
"Three years of seminary by age 16 has to raise that total," said one of the kids.
"I'm three-and-a-half times your age. My callings have often made me spend a lot more than three hours a week doing church work. In my 56 years, it must have added up to the equivalent of five years of workdays attending meetings and doing church service."
"Being Mormon is a full-time job," said one of the kids.
"Obeying the commandments certainly is," said the teacher. "But since we have to make a living and take care of our families, actual church work rarely amounts to a full-time job. Still, it's a lot more than a hobby, isn't it?"