Ohio Conference’s deficit increased slightly during October, according to figures provided by Financial Coor­dinator Stan Helmuth.

Expenses for Octo­ber totaled $33,829, while receipts during the same time period were slightly lower, $32,631. As a result, the Conference had a deficit of $1,198 for the month. As of Oct. 31, the Conference showed a deficit of $22,502 for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Giving from congregations totaled $30,700 in October, which was up considerably from the $17,149 received from congrega­tions during September. We give thanks for your contributions to the work of the Ohio Conference, especially during these challenging times! The Conference’s fiscal year ends March 31, 2021.