Deficit shrinks during January

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Strong congregational giving to Ohio Conference during January resulted in the Conference’s highest monthly receipts by far for the 2023-24 fiscal year. Receipts for January totaled $60,875, including $50,397 in giving from congregations. In comparison, congregational giving in December totaled just $21,569. Expenses for January totaled $36,417, resulting in a surplus of $24,458 for the month. As of the end…

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Giving increases during December

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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…

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Deficit increases during November

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During November giving to the Ohio Conference was lower than expenses for the third month in a row. Receipts during November totaled $20,839, including $20,515 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month were $23,334, resulting in a deficit of $2,495 for the month. After the first eight months of the 2023-24 fiscal year, the year-to-date operating balance stands at…

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Deficit increases during October

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Ohio Conference’s expenses outpaced giving during October. Receipts for the month totaled $18,589, including $18,462 in giving from congregations. Expenses for October totaled $26,130, resulting in a deficit of $7,541 for the month. As of Oct. 31, the Conference’s year-to-date operating balance was -$41,747. The Conference fiscal year ends March 31, 2024.              

Congregational giving drops during September

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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…

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Conference deficit decreases slightly in August

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Ohio Conference’s year-to-date deficit decreased slightly during August. Ohio Conference’s income totaled $25,105 during August, including $24,973 in giving from congregations. Expenses during August totaled $24,737, resulting in net income of $368 for the month. Despite the small surplus during August, the Conference continues to run a deficit in 2023-24. As of Aug. 31, the Conference’s operating balance for the…

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Giving to Conference drops during June

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Giving to Ohio Conference dropped during June, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month of June totaled $13,531, including $12,377 in congregational giving. In contrast, receipts for May totaled $27,670, more than twice as much. Expenses for June totaled $24,472, resulting in a deficit of $10,941 for the month. As of the end of…

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Giving to Conference increases during May

Giving to Ohio Conference increased during May. Receipts for the month of May totaled $27,670, including $5,000 in donations from individuals. In comparison, the receipts for April totaled just $12,451. Expenses for May totaled $24,033, resulting in a surplus of $3,637 for the month. That surplus improved the year-to-date operating balance. As of May 31, the operating balance for 2023-24…

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Conference ends first month of 2023-24 with a deficit

Ohio Conference ended the first month of the 2023-24 fiscal year with a deficit, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month of April totaled just $12,451, including $12,299 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $26,545, resulting in a deficit of $14,094 for the month.

Conference ends 2022-23 fiscal year with a deficit

Ohio Conference finished the 2022-23 fiscal year with a deficit of $20,112. The fiscal year ended March 31, 2023. The Conference ended February with a year-to-date operating balance of -$18,211. Receipts for the month of March totaled $19,678, including $18,545 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled $21,579, resulting in a deficit of $1,901 for the month. Over…

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Giving increases but deficit remains

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Giving to Ohio Conference increased during February, but that increased giving did not completely eliminate the Conference’s year-to-date operating deficit. According to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth, receipts for the month totaled $47,672, including $45,248 in giving from congregations. Expenses for February totaled just $21,671, resulting in a surplus of $26,001 for the month. That surplus helped to…

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Giving to Conference increases in January

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Giving to Ohio Conference increased during January, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $40,911, including $14,769 in giving from individuals. Expenses during January totaled $29,671, resulting in a surplus of $11,240 for the month. Even so, as of Jan. 31, the Conference had an operating balance of -$44,212 for the current fiscal…

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Giving to Conference drops in December

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Giving to Ohio Conference was lower than average during December, resulting in a deficit of $8,493 for the month. According to figures provided by Stan Helmuth, Ohio Conference financial coordinator, receipts for the month totaled just $16,028, including $10,306 in congregational giving. Total expenses for the month were $24,521. As of Dec. 31, 2022, the Conference’s operating balance was -$55,452.…

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Giving to Conference drops during November

Giving to Ohio Conference slowed during November, resulting in an increase in the Conference’s financial deficit for fiscal year 2022-23. Receipts for November totaled $20,285, a significant decrease from the $35,618 received during October. Expenses for November totaled $28,686, resulting a in deficit of $8,401 for the month. As of Nov. 30, the Conference’s operating balance was -$46,959. The Conference…

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Giving to Conference increases in October

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Congregational giving to Ohio Conference increased during October, helping to reduce the Conference’s deficit for the 2022-23 fiscal year by more than $6,000. Receipts for the month of October totaled $35,618, including $29,299 in giving from congregations. Expenses for the month totaled just $29,242, resulting in a surplus of $6,376 for the month. However, as of Oct. 31, the Conference…

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Deficit grows during September

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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…

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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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