What is Operation Barnabas?

Operation Barnabas is the LCMS’ network of care to our nation’s military members, families and veterans. We reach out to all branches of the military with a special emphasis on our Reserve members and their families.

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Learn more: Operation Barnabas is part of the LCMS' Ministry to the Armed Forces.


How to help

Your gifts for LCMS' Ministry to the Armed Forces’ Operation Barnabas provide a constant resource of funds that can instantly be made available to help extend our network of care and the love of Christ to military members, families and veterans.

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Give by mail:
Make checks payable to: The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod with a memo line or note designating “Ministry to the Armed Forces/Operation Barnabas.”

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
P.O. Box 790089
St. Louis, MO 63179-0089

Give by phone:
(8:10 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. CST,
Monday through Friday)



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