Giving to Ohio Conference in August increased from the previous month, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $29,034, including $24,211 in congregational giving. In contrast, giving during July totaled just $19,041.

Expenses for the month of August were $25,243, resulting in an operating surplus of $3,791 for the month. That surplus reduced the Conference’s year-to-date deficit. As of the end of August, the operating balance for the year was -$6,803.