Events North Dakota Wellness Workshop

Saturday, October 27th, 20189:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Life Time Wellness
The Journey Starts Now

First Place 4 Health believes in the power of Christ to ignite radical, transformative change in our lives, which includes our physical health. Though the journey is never easy, we are committed to helping others pursue whole-person wellness--mental, emotional, spiritual and physical--by looking to Christ as our ultimate Sustainer, keeping His Word at the core of our identity, and cultivating a community defined by truth and grace.

Please join us for a day of faith filled wellness with a host of speakers and friends who will encourage, equip, motivate and inspire you on your wellness journey.

This workshop includes:

  • When You Have a Lot to Lose
  • How to Change Habits
  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Whole Health
  • Latest in Nutrition Trends
  • New healthy food combos

This event is open to anyone and everyone desiring a wellness boost.

We want to help you make healthy living a priority in your life. This event will encourage, equip, and empower you! Come be energized. Come allow the Lord to restore and refresh your mind, heart and soul.

Promotional flier coming soon

GracePoint Church
205 43rd Ave. NE
Bismarck, ND

Cost: $30 includes lunch, snacks, materials and activities
Early Bird Price $25 if registered by midnight October 1st

Contact: Beth Thompson, (701)751-2683 or

Helen Baratta grew up in the dysfunction of alcoholism, drug addiction, divorce, ending up leading a life far from God. Obese and unable to walk without pain, God transformed her life as she released and now miraculously maintains a 116-pound weight loss. Helen started her wellness journey as a First Place 4 Health leader in 2006 and now on staff as Director of Development. Read about it in her new book, Restored! Weightloss God's Way. She is a certified fitness instructor by American Council on Exercise, a Body and Soul Fitness Instructor, and Director of Development with First Place 4 Health. Born in Pittsburgh, Helen and her husband now reside in Hawaii. Helen passionately encourages others to follow God and lead for Him.  Helen's Success Story

Beth Thompson, FP4H Regional Leader 
Beth hails from Bismarck, ND, and says that she loves the extremes of the seasons. She and her husband, Daryl, have raised four uniquely wonderful children and at present have eight grandchildren. Beth began her journey with First Place for Health in 2009 and has led a group ever since. Putting Christ first is her goal every day. In the spring of 2018, Beth became a certified A.C.E. group fitness instructor and is currently leading Body and Soul Fitness classes at her church. During the day Beth is a mild-mannered elementary school librarian, but at night she turns into a crazy knitting machine. She loves to create unique yet practical items to wear and use for all ages.

Kate Simenson, FP4H Leader

Optional activities include:
8:00 – 8:40 AM Early Bird Workout
Come in comfy exercise attire.

*Movement Minutes: 3-4 minutes of safe and effective physical movement for every fitness level. All Choreographed to inspirational and encouraging Christian contemporary music. Caring for the health of your body — and your soul.

Please help us to plan for you by registering early.

Local Lodging:
Country Inn and Suites
3205 N. 14th St.
Bismarck, ND 58503
701-258-4200, 800-456-4000

Americinn Lodge and Suites
3235 State St.
Bismarck, ND 58501

First Place 4 Health groups meet in churches, fitness centers, offices, and in homes across the country—having reached over a half million people world-wide. Started in 1981 as a ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church, First Place 4 Health became a 501(c)3 nonprofit ministry in 2010. To learn more, please visit