Deficit increases slightly in August

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Ohio Conference’s financial deficit increased slightly during the month of August, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts during August totaled $26,449, including $16,439 in giving from congregations. Expenses during August totaled $27,350, resulting in a deficit of $901 for the month. As of Sept. 30, the Conference’s operating balance for the 2022-23 fiscal year was -$38,885.…

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Conference deficit increases in July

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Ohio Conference’s financial deficit continued to increase during the month of July, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts during June totaled $15,349, including $15,327 in giving from congregations. Expenses during June totaled $27,750, resulting in a deficit of $12,401 for the month. As of July 31, the Conference’s operating balance for the 2022-23 fiscal year was…

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Conference deficit continues

Ohio Conference’s financial deficit increased during the month of June, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts during June totaled $32,307, including $27,238 in giving from congregations. Expenses during June totaled $32,870, resulting in a deficit of $563 for the month. As of June 30, the Conference’s operating balance for the 2022-23 fiscal year was -$25,538. The…

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Expenses outpace giving during May

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Ohio Conference’s expenses exceeded receipts during May, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $19,443, including $19,124 in giv­ing from congregations. Expenses during May totaled $29,917, resulting in a deficit of $10,474 for the month. As of the end of May, the Conference’s operating balance was -$25,020. The  2022-23 fiscal year ends March…

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Conference begins fiscal year with deficit

Ohio Conference ended the first month of the 2022-23 fiscal year with a deficit, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Conference expenses outpaced receipts during the month of April. Receipts for the month totaled just $14,309, and expenses totaled $28,855, resulting in a deficit of $14,546 for the month.

Conference ends fiscal year with deficit

Ohio Conference ended its 2021-22 fiscal year with a deficit of $12,504, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. The fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. The Conference began March with a small positive operating balance of $245. Receipts for March totaled $29,465, including $28,676 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $42,214, resulting in a…

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Giving to Conference drops during February

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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…

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Strong January giving erases deficit

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After running a deficit for much of the current fiscal year, Ohio Conference ended January with a positive operating balance, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $54,650. Notably, giving from congregations totaled $53,083 in January, which was more than twice the amount given by congregations in any previous month during this fiscal…

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Giving increases during December

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Giving to the Ohio Conference increased greatly during December, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for December totaled $54,889. Of that amount, $25,089 came from congregational giving. During December giving from individuals also was very strong. In response to a year-end appeal from Conference Minister Dick Barrett, individuals gave a total of $29,775 to Ohio Conference.…

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Deficit grows during November

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Ohio Conference’s deficit grew substantially during the month of November, according to figures provided by Finance Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for November totaled $19,855, including $18,262 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $43,146, resulting in a deficit of $23,291 for the month. As of the end of November, the Conference’s operating balance was -$48,150. The 2021-22 fiscal…

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Deficit increases during October

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Ohio Conference’s deficit increased during October, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $24,986, including $24,663 in giving from Ohio Conference congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $29,615, resulting in a deficit of $4,629 for the month. As of the end of October, the Conference’s operating balance for the 2021-22 fiscal year was…

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Deficit increases during September

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Ohio Conference’s financial deficit increased during September. Receipts for the month were only $18,509, lower than in any other month in the current fiscal year. Expenses for September totaled $28,682, resulting in a $10,173 deficit for the month. As of the end of September, the Conference’s operating balance for 2021-22 was -$20,230.

Deficit grows during August

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Giving to Ohio Conference remained lower during the month of August, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month were $21,321, similar to the amount received in July, which was $21,768. Expenses for August totaled $28,254, resulting in a $6,933 deficit for the month. At the end of August, the year-to-date operating balance was -$10,057.…

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Giving to Conference drops in July

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Giving to Ohio Conference dropped during July, according to figures supplied by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month of July totaled just $21,768, compared to the $25,467 given during June. Expenses for July totaled $28,896, resulting in a deficit of $7,128 for the month. As of the end of July, the Conference’s operating balance stood at -$3,124 for…

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Conference remains in the black during June

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Giving to Ohio Conference increased during June compared to the previous month, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for June totaled $25,467, up from the $20,720 received in May. Expenses for June totaled $26,878, which led to a deficit of $1,411 for the month. Even so, the Conference ended the first quarter of the 2021-22 fiscal…

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Everence to hold development conference

Registration is open for the Everence Development Conference, which helps charitable organization leaders stimulate and nurture generosity to strengthen their missions. The event, Invest in What Lasts, is scheduled for Sept. 28-30 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. You can register now at everence.com/devcon21. The event is offered every two years.

Giving to Conference drops in May

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Giving to the Ohio Conference was significantly lower in May than in April, according to figures provided by Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth.

Receipts for May totaled just $20,720, compared to $35,960 in April. Giving from congregations totaled $20,481, down somewhat from the $23,264 received in April. However, giving from individuals dropped to $200 for the month, compared with the $12,657 received in April.

Expenses for May totaled $27,719, resulting in a deficit of $6,999 for the month. Even so, as of the end of May, the Conference had an operating surplus of $5,415 for the year to date. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2022.

April receipts exceed expenses

Ohio Conference has begun the 2021-22 fiscal year on a positive note, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for April totaled $35,960, includ­ing $12,657 in donations from individuals. Expenses for the month totaled $23,546, resulting in a surplus of $12,414 for the month. The Ohio Conference fiscal year runs from April 1, 2021, through March 31,…

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Giving is more than an expression of gratitude

By Beryl Jantzi Director of Stewardship Education, Everence   No one should appear before the Lord empty-handed. —Deuteronomy 16:16 He has filled the hungry with good things; And sent away the rich empty-handed. — Luke 1:53 One of the biblical images used to teach generosity is that of hands. Empty hands. And the message is don’t come before God empty-handed. Giving is…

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Conference ends fiscal year in the black

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The Ohio Conference has ended the 2020-21 fiscal year in the black, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. On March 31, 2021, the Conference finished the 2020-21 fiscal year with an operating surplus of $4,944. In comparison, the Conference finished the 2019-20 fiscal year with a deficit of $7,484. Over the past decade, the Conference has ended…

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Leonard Dow assumes new role at Everence

Everence has named Leonard Dow as its vice president of community and church development, effective March 31, 2021. Dow first joined Everence in 2017 as a stewardship and development specialist, helping to create the organization’s urban market business plan. To learn more, see http://bit.ly/EverenceLeonardDow.

Giving is lower during February

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Giving to Ohio Conference decreased during February, but the Conference managed to stay out of deficit territory, according to figures provided by Stan Helmuth, Conference financial coordinator. Receipts for February totaled $15,068, a significant decrease from the amount received during January, $48,939. Expenses for the month totaled $30,037, resulting in a deficit of $14,969 for February. Even so, the Conference…

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Strong January giving erases deficit

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After running a deficit for most of the current fiscal year, Ohio Conference ended January with a positive operating balance, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $48,939, including $40,278 in giving from congregations. Expenses for January totaled just $28,442, resulting in a surplus of $20,497 for the month. That surplus was large…

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Giving to Conference increases during December

Giving to Ohio Conference increased greatly during December, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for December totaled $65,389. Of that amount $29,710 came from congregational giving. During December giving from individuals was very strong. In response to a year-end appeal letter from Conference Moderator Lynn Miller, individuals gave a total of $31,535. That amount far surpassed…

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Giving to Conference drops during November

Giving to Ohio Con­ference dropped in November, accord­ing to figures provid­ed by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for Novem­ber totaled just $17,320, including $11,956 in giving from congregations. In contrast, receipts for October totaled $32,631, including $30,700 in giving from con­gregations. Expenses for November totaled $31,680. As a result, the Confer­ence had a deficit of $14,360 for the month. As…

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Deficit increases slightly during October

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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…

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Deficit increases during September

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Giving to the Ohio Conference dropped during September, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for September were $17,699, down from the $24,910 received in August. Expenses for September totaled $26,288, resulting in a deficit of $8,589 for the month. As of Sept. 30, the Conference’s operating balance for the 2020-21 fiscal year was -$21,304. The Conference’s…

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Receipts increase, although deficit continues

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Although the Conference is still running a deficit, giving to Ohio Conference increased during August, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Total receipts for August were $24,910, an increase from the amount received in July, which was only $11,300. Expenses for August totaled $27,012, resulting in a deficit of $2,102 for the month. As of Aug. 31,…

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Giving to Conference drops during July

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Giving to Ohio Conference dropped sharply during July, according to figures provided by Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for July totaled just $11,300, compared to $44,772 in June. Expenses for July totaled $28,099, resulting in an operating balance of -$16,799 for the month. As of July 31, the Conference’s year-to-date operating balance was -$10,613. The Conference fiscal year ends…

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