Six months into the 2022-23 fiscal year, Ohio Conference contin­ues to run a deficit. The deficit increased during the month of September, according to figures provided by Financial Coordina­tor Stan Helmuth.

Receipts for the month totaled $23,436, including $23,122 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $29,486, resulting in a deficit of $6,050 for the month. As of Sept. 31, the Conference’s operating balance for 2022-23 was -$44,935. The Conference’s fiscal year ends March 31, 2023.