Congregational giving to the Ohio Conference dropped during September, while giving from indi­viduals increased during the same month. During September, congregations contributed a total of $13,960, compared to $24,973 contributed during August. On a more positive note, the Conference received $5,100 from individuals during September.

Total receipts for September were $19,094, and expenses for the month were $28,741, resulting in a deficit of $9,647 for the month. As of Sept. 30, the Conference’s year-to-date operating balance was -$34,205.