The Numbers: The Church of God of Prophecy Trust

The figures behind the charity which organises and funds charitable work of the Church of God of Prophecy in the UK and abroad.

£4.55m: The charity's income for the year ending 31 March 2009, compared with £4.82m in the previous year

£2.59m: The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity said it raised £2.73m, giving it a fundraising ratio of 94 pence in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 90 pence in the pound

£9.84m: Free reserves at year-end, made up of property worth about £16.5m plus other assets and cash, less long-term debts of £7m. The charity does not say what it considers an appropriate reserves target, but says it is aiming to build reserves to ensure it can pay for the renovation of church buildings

£60k: No employee was paid more than this

£2.04m: The amount of the charity's income raised from tithes, its single largest source of income. The figure represented a drop of 5.6 per cent from the previous year's figure of £2.16m

72: The number of pastors employed by the charity, down from 78 the previous year.

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