Get Started

There are two ways to become a First Place 4 Health member:

What do I need?

All members need a First Place 4 Health Member's Kit and Bible Study. Members who have purchased a kit will need a new Bible study each session. Your leader will choose the Bible study for each session.

If you want to help start a new group, you need a Group Starter Kit.

Who can be a First Place 4 Health leader?

The First Place 4 Health Group Starter Kit includes detailed instructions on how to set up and start a First Place 4 Health group. The First Place 4 Health Leader's Guide contains everything you need to confidently lead your group to a life of healthy balance. In this essential reference guide, you’ll find practical and easy-to-follow lesson plans, document samples, reproducible forms and everything you need to set up the program. Additional leadership training is also available at one-day events and weekend events, including Area Training and Wellness Rallies, Summit and Wellness Weeks, among others. Come see us at an event near you. Click here to find an event in your area:  Events

Would you like to host an event in your area?  Contact Helen Baratta at for information.

Where do I get support?

We accomplish this through a huge volunteer team of a handful of Regional Team Leaders who each oversee multiple states, dozens of Networking Leaders who oversee defined areas of states, and thousands of Local Leaders who lead First Place 4 Health groups. These men and women are the ones who respond to the need for Christ-centered weight-loss and wellness in their community. The First Place 4 Health Network would not exist if not for the dedicated work of these volunteers.  To find a Regional Team Leader or Networking Leader for your area, go here: Networking Leaders