Ohio Conference’s deficit increased during January, according to figures provided by Ohio Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Congregational giving during January totaled $24,864, and total income for the month was $26,302. Expenses for January were $34,803, resulting in an operating balance of -$8,501 for the month. That shortfall brought the operating balance for the first 10 months of the fiscal year to -$76,100. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2016.