Giving to Ohio Conference in December was strong, bringing the Conference’s operating balance into the black for the first time in this fiscal year.

Receipts for December totaled $58,206, including $43,591 in congregational giving. Giving from individuals also was strong in December. In response to a year-end appeal from Moderator Bob Sauder, individuals gave $11,475 during December.

Expenses for the month totaled just $26,513, resulting in a surplus of $31,693 for the month. As a result, the Conference ended December with a year-to-date operating balance of $17,800. Thank you to all who contributed! The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2018.