First Fruits

First Fruits is a Scripture based ministry, committed to showing the love and hope of Jesus. God calls us to give our First Fruits to Him and to those in need. We are to serve others as we are to serve Christ. First Fruits serves those in need both physically and spiritually and displays the love and hope of Jesus. 1 Sam 2:5 / Ez 44:30 / Col 3:23


To serve those in need both on and off campus through multiple touches and introduce or strengthen their relationship with Jesus via…

  • Sharing the Gospel of Jesus with those that we serve in a loving and non-threatening way
  • Meeting with each person individually to listen, counsel, develop a relationship, disciple them and work to make them disciples.
  • Feeding those whom are hungry by
    • Delivering them a hot meal from our food trailer
    • Providing when available a box of food or fresh produce
  • Partnering with and coming alongside other faith based, like minded organizations whom are serving others to expand the reach of this ministry of Jesus
  • Helping to break the cycle of poverty through counseling, discipleship and progressing to offering life & job skills training
  • Guiding and encouraging all of those that we encounter to live a Christ Centered life
  • Responding in God’s love to disaster relief needs as they are put on our hearts


  • 1 of 6 Georgians are “food insecure”
  • 1 in 4 Children live in “food insecure” households
  • 21.8% of the households in Fannin County live below the poverty line
  • 45.2% of the households in Copperhill, TN live below the poverty line

Current Locations:

The Ridge Community Church
960 Millholland Rd.
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559

Copperbasin Crisis Center
5264 Hwy 64
Copperhill,TN 37317


Latest News and Blog Posts

First Fruits & Ingles – The Outreach Advantage

First Fruits & Ingles – The Outreach Advantage

If you shop at Ingles, five percent (5 %) of what you spend will be donated by Ingles to our new Outreach Program at The Ridge.The Outreach Program includes feeding those in need, prayer counseling, and practical training on bettering your life by...

First Fruits of the Ridge – Announcement

First Fruits of the Ridge – Announcement

On Sunday, April 28th Pastor Chan announced the launch of First Fruits Food Ministry, an exciting New Ministry here at The Ridge.  The centerpiece of this ministry is a full commercial kitchen…..ON WHEELS!  Under the leadership of Gina Huff, and the...



Ministry Leader: Gina Huff

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