Giving to Ohio Conference increased during December. Receipts for the month totaled $31,476, including $21,569 in congrega­tional giving and $9,885 in gifts from individuals. In contrast, receipts for the month of November totaled just $20,839.

Expenses for December totaled $30,612, resulting in a small sur­plus of $864 for the month. As of Dec. 31, Ohio Conference’s operating balance for 2023-24 was -$43,377. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2024.