You may ask: “Why is it called Operation Barnabas?” Barnabas was Paul’s companion, who helped him in his missionary journey. His name means “son of encouragement.” We hope to encourage our military and their families with the Gospel in action!

In response in 2007, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces ministry began Operation Barnabas. Through Operation Barnabas, together:

  • We provide care to reserve chaplains, their families and congregations, in the only program of its kind in the nation.
  • We provide training and guidance to local congregations to provide care and support to our military members, their families and veterans in our local communities.

Local congregations across America are providing care and support to military members, their families and veterans who have borne the burden of our nation’s battles.

Heavenly Host Lutheran Church is an

Thank you for being a significant partner with us during these crucial times! Don’t forget to check us out on the web and Facebook.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MinistryArmedForces.LCMS

If you are interested and would like to hear more about OPERATION BARNABAS please contact Pastor Smith or fill in the form below so we can contact them with a card of support.

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HHLC Veterans Honor Roll:

Edward Adams                      James Groce                        Carol Sachan

Thurston Banks                    Larry Hanneman                 Gary Sachan 

Tom Baxter                           Daniel Janes                        Kerri Sachan                      

Eugene Beachy                      Nicholas Kaczmarek            Michael Sakkinen                            

James Glen Bowman             David Knoblauch                Rev. Andrew Smith                         

Kenny D Bowman                Sean Krajewski                    Charles Smith                   

Korey Bowman                     Albert Kuehne                     Douglas Smith                  

Stephen August Brown         Michael Mahac                    Lee Smith                          

Wilburn C Cagley                Charles Mateyka                   Lloyd Sossei                      

Stephen Cantrell                  Melanie Mateyka                  Bernie Wickersham                          

Gary Case                            Roger Mills                           David Willoughby              

Brandon Cook                     Arnold Oswald                       

 Faith Dodson                      Lowell Perkey                                                 

Dan Farris                           Matthew Priest                                         

Donald Foster                                                                                 

HHLC Veterans who have passed:

Donald Baxter                       James Lawson                  Corey Paul

Raymond H Ballard              Gus Ludwig                     Guruis B Smith

Raymond  Brice                     Joe Machac                     George Stephens

Dale Bracker                          John Machac                       

Lawrence P Cantrell              Wendell Machac

Ralph (Dutch) Fischer           Paul Mahac