Church giving for the Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF) was $2,500,345 through September 2018.
Local church giving to CMF was $243 thousand more than budget and $164 thousand more than September 2017.
Expenses through September 2018 was $1,961,740 that was $288 thousand less than the year-to-date budget and $226 thousand less than September 2017.
The local churches paid $10.49 million or 62% of the total billed of $16.78 million to all churches.
This is consistent with the prior year when local churches paid $11.30 million 64% of total billed of $17.67 million.
The apportioned funds (CMF, WSF and GCF) giving through September 2018 was $3.84 million or 58% of total budget. The amount through September 2017 was $3.92 million or 59% of the budget.
The current total from all three components of the resolution is $5.63 million as of September 30, 2018. Pledge payments of $72 thousand have been received from January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.
The updated figures from Fulfilling Our Covenant are as follows: