2017 R. C. Blakes, Sr. Scholarship Recipients Announced
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2017 R. C. Blakes, Sr. Scholarship Recipients Announced

New Orleans, LA – July 25, 2017 – The R. C. Blakes, Sr. Scholarship Foundation announces the 2017 R. C. Blakes, Sr. Scholarship recipients.  Six college-bound students were awarded scholarships valuing $34,000 at the annual R. C. Blakes, Sr. Scholarship Banquet on Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.  The sold-out event...

Come With Me to Jerusalem
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Come With Me to Jerusalem

Join Bishop R.C. Blakes February 14-23, 2017 on a 10 day Tour of Israel.  Experience the place where Jesus lived.  Walk in His footsteps.  Explore ancient ruins, and get baptized in the Jordan River and so much more!  To learn more, visit www.leseatours.com.

A Day Without Hunger
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A Day Without Hunger

“For I was hungry and you gave me food.” – Matthew 25:35 Families in need were served on December 17, 2016 as invited guests of LESEA Global Feed and New Home Ministries. A day without hunger took place at New Home Ministries, located at 1616 Robert C. Blakes, Sr. Dr., New Orleans, LA 70130, from...

RC Blakes Inaugural Scholars Recognized
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RC Blakes Inaugural Scholars Recognized

The vision of the RC BLAKES SR. scholarship fund is to inspire new generations of under privileged students to see higher learning as a real possibility. The goal is to encourage young dreamers and to support their academic aspirations. We are changing the world one student at a time. The foundation is pleased to announce...

City Planning Endorses Renaming of Streets
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City Planning Endorses Renaming of Streets

A portion of two Central City streets could be renamed in honor of two prominent pastors who recently died, after positive votes Tuesday by the City Planning Commission in spite of some members’ concerns about the process for changing street names in New Orleans. Under the proposals, requested by City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, LaSalle Street...

Bishop Robert C. Blakes Sr. Dies After Nearly 50 Years of Ministry
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Bishop Robert C. Blakes Sr. Dies After Nearly 50 Years of Ministry

Bishop Robert C. Blakes, Sr., pastor and founder of New Home Ministries, died last week of congestive heart failure. He was 74. Bishop Blakes, better known as “Prophet,” presided over a congregation that grew to what New Home Ministries called “a family of churches” in the New Orleans area, Baton Rouge, Hammond and Houston. The...