CP giving drops in June; missions gifts way down

Gifts to the Cooperative Program in June totaled $15,106,500.79, 4.11% less than the same month last year.

June saw an increase in gifts over totals in April ($14.1 million) and May ($14.8 million), when the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was most acutely felt.

April marked the lowest monthly national CP total since December 2016.

As of June 30, gifts received by the Executive Committee for distribution through the CP Allocation Budget total $145,213,356.17.

In June, designated gifts, which include contributions to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, disaster relief, hunger funds and other special missions gifts, were 38.5% below gifts received in June 2019.

Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.