After two months of higher receipts, giving to Ohio Conference dropped during the month of February, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth.

Receipts for February totaled $16,796, including $15,049 from congregations. That amount was considerably lower than the $54,650 received during January and the $54,889 received during December.

Expenses for February totaled $20,558, resulting in a deficit of $3,762 for the month. That deficit reduced the year-to-date operating balance. As of Feb. 28, the Conference’s operating balance for 2021-22 was $245. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2022.