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CP ahead of budget for missions support


NASHVILLE, TN (BP) Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee are $4,122,100.78, or 5.32 percent above the year-to-date budgeted goal, and are 1.53 percent behind contributions received during the same time frame last year, according to a news release from SBC Executive Committee President and Chief Executive Officer Frank S. Page. The total includes receipts from state conventions and fellowships, churches and individuals for distribution according to the 2011-12 SBC Cooperative Program Allocation Budget.

As of Feb. 29, gifts received by the Executive Committee for distribution through the Cooperative Program Allocation Budget totaled $81,622,100.78, or 105.32 percent of the $77,500,000 year-to-date budgeted amount to support Southern Baptist ministries globally and across North America. The total is $1,270,968.69 less than the $82,893,069.47 received through the end of February 2011.