Ohio Conference’s financial deficit increased during the month of October, according to figures provided by Ohio Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month were $24,732, including $24,617 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $29,266, resulting in a net income of -$4,534 for October.

For the first seven months of the fiscal year, receipts have totaled $153,727, and expenses have totaled $179,255, resulting in an operating balance of -$25,528.