Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through September 2017.
Church giving for the Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF) was $2,336,003 through September 2017.
Local church giving to CMF was $121 thousand more than budget and $147 thousand more than September 2016.
Expenses through September 2017 was $2,187,703 that was $218 thousand less than budget.
The local churches paid $11.30 million or 64% of the total billed to all churches.
This is an improvement over the prior year when local churches paid 63% of total billed.
The apportioned funds (CMF, WSF and GCF) giving through September 2017 was $3.92 million or 59% of total budget. The amounts through September 2016 was $3.83 million or 58% of the budget.
The current total from all three components of the resolution is $4.50 million as of September 30, 2017.
The updated figures from Fulfilling Our Covenant are as follows: