The Ohio Conference’s deficit increased slightly during November, according to figures provided by Ohio Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $27,886, including $24,237 in congregational giving. Total expenses for the month were $28,559, resulting in a -$673 operating balance for the month. At the end of November, the Conference’s year-to-date operating balance for 2017-18 was -$13,892. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2018.