Giving to Ohio Conference was down in August, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Total receipts for the month were just $15,776, including $15,084 in congregational giving. That amount was less than half the amount received in July, $34,968.

Expenses for the month totaled $26,574, resulting in an operating balance for the month of -$10,798. As of Aug. 31, the Conference’s year-to-date operating balance is -$34,430. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2020.