State CP giving lags in 1st quarter

Through the first three months of 2017, Cooperative Program gifts from churches through the South Carolina Baptist Convention were 6.09 percent short of budgeted needs.

Through March, CP receipts totaled $6,691,131, or $433,869 below budgeted needs, according to information released by Pam Carroll, chief financial officer for the SCBC.

Also, Cooperative Program receipts were $117,394 behind last year’s pace, Carroll reported.