Incidentally, if one should arrive at church at 10:31, and think 'awesome, I am only one minute late', only to discover that church started at 10am, and the new start time of ten am has been in effect since the beginning of October (and you were there, at ten, a few weeks ago yourself), then one may possibly need more sleep.
However, a three year old is perfectly capable of sitting through the service when the first half hour is loped off.
when three year old says 'pease I have t-ree baby Cuppa cookies and pease I get t-ree cookies for Cuppa,' there will be more than six cookies removed from the box. In fact, the box will be quite empty.
This is despite the fact that the boy can indeed count to three and does understand the 1:1 relationship of the object to the number.
Buddy: 'it my leafs shirt.... Go Leafs GO Daddy: Go Leafs go eh? Buddy: Yup. Dat what Uncle Mike says. Daddy: oh yeah? Buddy: and Uncle Steve. He say dat too. Go Leafs Go, dat what Uncle Mike & Uncle Steve say