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Financial Report 2022.06

It is an exciting time at Zion as we continue to rebuild and recover from our COVID days. For the month of June, our offerings were $49,600 which is about $1,000 more than we gave last June. For the year to date, our total income is around $366,000 which is about $5,000 less than we had at this point last year. Because we are reestablishing programs and staff, and with utility costs rising, our expenses for the month of June

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John

Financial Report 2022.05

The finance report for the month of May looks much like those of recent months.  Our income last month was a little over $58,500 which is about 5.5% more than was given in May of 2021.  Income for the year to date still lags behind last year’s by about $16,000 or 4.8%. With the resumption of our programming, expenses for the month were about $10,000 more than we incurred in May of 2021.  For the year to date our expenses

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John

Financial Report 2022.04

There is good news and not-so-good news in the financial life of Zion.  The good news is that our expenses have risen because we have almost returned to our staffing and program levels of the past.  It is wonderful to see the many faces visible in all areas of our church.  Our April General Fund income of over $83,000 was significantly greater than what received in April of 2021.   The not-so-good news is that this amount fell short of our

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John

Financial Report 2022.03

The Finance Committee would like to share the summary of Zion’s financial condition as of the end of March. In the General Fund, our total income for the month was $56,365. This is about $13,000 or 18.76% less than we received in March of 2021. Our expenses for the month were about $10,000 more than those of a year ago. This, of course, is because we have resumed our programming and have all of our staff positions filled. For the

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John

Financial Report 2022.02

We have the following information to share with the congregation regarding Zion’s financial status as of the end of February. We are excited to report that many programs have resumed and staff positions have been filled.  Consequently our expenses for the month of February 2022 are a little over $7000 more than they were a year ago.  For the year to date we have spent about $6500 more than we did in the same period last year.  This is a

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John

Financial Report 2021.10

The Finance Committee would like to share the following information regarding Zion’s financial condition. Offerings to the General Fund in October were similar to the gifts given in October of last year. Total October income for the General Fund was about $1,700 greater than last year. Expenses for this October were about 30% higher than they were a year ago. This increase was expected as we approach full staffing and programming. For the month, our expenses exceeded our income by

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John

Financial Report 2021.09

As of the end of September, the following summarizes the financial condition of Zion Lutheran Church. Giving to the General Fund for the month of September was about $52,500 which was slightly more than was given in September of 2020. Total income for the month was almost identical to that of 2020. General Fund income for the year to date is about 1.4% less than last year. September expenses for the General Fund are almost $2000 more than our total

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John

Faithfulness During Transition

In 2020 COVID19 forced all of society into many changes – from the way companies hold meetings, to how our children go to school, to the way people buy groceries. At Zion, we changed the way we worshiped and how we gather in fellowship. So in 2021, a transition in pastors that lead our congregation is just another change to deal with. Just as we appreciated the return to in-person worship after a couple of months of online and drive-in

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John

Finance Report 2021.08

The Finance Committee would like to share the following information concerning Zion’s financial condition as of the end of August. Giving to the general fund for the month of August was just over $60,000 which was slightly above the amount given in August of 2020.  Giving to the Building Fund for the month was just short of $14,000 which also was just slightly above the amount given in August of last year.  This is very close to our monthly mortgage

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John

Finance Report 2021.07

Here is a summary of Zion’s financial information as of the end of July 2021.  General Fund income for the month of July was just over $51,000 which is about 8% lower than what was received in July of 2020.  Expenses for the General Fund were about $54,500.  This is about 5.8% more than was spent in July of 2020.  For the month General Fund expenses exceeded income by about $3,400.  We anticipate that expenses will continue to increase as

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