Giving to the Ohio Conference increased during September, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Total receipts for the month were $34,991, the highest monthly amount so far in this fiscal year.

Expenses for September totaled just $23,520, resulting in a surplus of $11,471 for the month. That surplus helped to reduce the Conference’s running deficit. As of Sept. 31, the Conference’s operating balance for 2019-20 was -$22,958. The Conference’s fiscal year ends March 31, 2020.