I havent been going door to door saturday mornings for since I can't remember when. I have been putting in regular reports to the congregation but the last time I actually went on a door was probably six months ago or so and it has been at least 2 years since I did a saturday morning
9:30 we showed up to the group arrangement, we waited outside because we were not sure that it was the right place.
9:50 people started showing up even though it was scheduled for 9:45
approximately 10:00 meeting for field service started
after meeting everyone mingled around talking about the new big screen tv that the elder conducting the meeting had just purchased
we got to the territory about 10:20
The "car captain" if they still call it that, would assign a couple doors to people and the rest of us would sit in the van talking about motorcycles and sports cars while we waited for them to do the doors.
11:00 am coffee break
11:35 drove around to find a sisters' out of the way return visit that was not at home
11:55 back to the house where the service group was held
This is not the religion I grew up in. It is not surprising that the growth in western countries is stagnant if this is what they call field service. If a person was honest about how they counted their time they would count it as about 30 minutes of acual preaching. I'm sure they will call it 2 hours. I know thats what I'm doing.
I know many of you will be asking why do you bother with this nonsense? I have family in, and I am actually able to show mrs hoser that this religion has turned into a joke when we are able to see first hand the lack of zeal.