Category Archives: Operation Barnabas

List of items needed for OB Bag Packing

Operation Barnabas would like to ask the congregation to assist with collecting some hygiene items for the backpack care bags that get handed out to homeless and needy Veterans at the March 11 StandDown in Tucson.  What is needed at … Continue reading

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Notes from the January 30 meeting

The meeting began with Pastor’s devotion based on Psalm 46.  In the Service there are many situations that call for strength and courage after experiencing calamity and horror.  Pastor related an incident where a Sergeant witnessed a terrible accident, and … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America 2019

Seven members of our Operation Barnabas Chapter laid wreaths on Veteran’s graves at Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Marana on Saturday morning, December 14.  The ceremony before the wreaths were laid, involved wreaths being displayed for the Army, Navy, Air Force, … Continue reading

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Notes from the Nov 14 meeting

Pastor opened the meeting with a devotion and prayer. He explained that “Overwatch” is a military term used to describe a force protection tactic in which one individual or unit supports another by providing covering fire during a mission.  We … Continue reading

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Notes from the Oct. 18 Operation Barnabas Meeting

Pastor Morehouse opened the meeting with a devotion on “overwatch,” a military term used to describe a force protection tactic in which one individual or unit supports another by providing covering fire during a mission.  He gave us an example … Continue reading

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Notes from the O.B. Meeting – August 6, 2019

Those members who were present include:  Bruce, Larry, Kathy, Laura & Mike, Pastor & Marty, and Dawn. Pastor opened with a devotion about promotions in the military, in like manner, Jesus issues “promotion orders” to those who confess Him unto … Continue reading

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Operation Barnabas Chapter Meeting Minutes 1-15-2019

The meeting began with a devotion and prayer by Vicar Wirtz.  War brings on shock, trauma and drawn-out stress.  It’s not always a physical wound that soldiers suffer. Christians can go beyond their suffering with the help of God’s love … Continue reading

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Operation Barnabas Chapter Meeting Aug 7, 2018

Those in attendance were Bruce, Chris, Mike & Laura, Pastor & Marty & Dawn. Pastor opened the meeting with a devotion about Jesus giving us hope when we experience tragedies. God is alive in our world and like Lazarus, we … Continue reading

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Tucson StandDown 2018

Here are some photos from the Aug. 15 Stand Down.  It was very successful with 60 resource booths and 50 Veteran participants.  We gave away 30 adult bags, 10 children’s bags and 25 Bibles.  Thank you to Faith Lutheran for … Continue reading

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Operation Barnabas Meeting Notes—May 22, 2018

Operation Barnabas Meeting Notes—May 22, 2018 Those in attendance were Kathy A, John D, Pastor & Marty M, Bruce H, & Dawn H. Pastor opened the meeting with a devotion about the strength and courage that soldiers must have to … Continue reading

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