Seeking Christ Conference at the Ark Encounter

Join us at the Ark Encounter for two special days where moms and daughters can grow together in their walk with Christ!

Taught by Sarah Hancock, this conference will encourage girls to seek the Lord first in their lives, deepen their love for God’s Word, be rooted in their identity in Christ, gain vision for close family relationships, and shine their light brightly for the Lord!

girls at ark


Girls ages 10-22 and their mothers
Ladies of all ages are also encouraged to attend

Conference Location:

Answers Center at the Ark Encounter
1 Ark Encounter Drive
Williamstown, KY 41097

Conference Includes:

Admission for one person to the Seeking Christ Conference (sessions and materials)
Admission for one person to the Ark Encounter
Meals and parking are not included in registration price.

Conference Schedule:

Friday, September 20th, 9:00AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 21st, 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Time is reserved on Saturday afternoon to go through the Ark Encounter exhibits.

Main Sessions Taught By Sarah (Mally) Hancock

Author of Speak Truth in Your Heart and the founder of Bright Lights, a discipleship ministry for young ladies.


Additional Speakers


Ken Ham
Speaker, Author, and Founder CEO of Answers in Genesis


Josiah & Grace Moffitt


Martyn Iles
Speaker, Author, and Executive CEO of Answers in Genesis


Andrew Hancock

Conference Pricing

Early Bird (through April 30): $65 per person
Normal Price (through July 31): $75 per person
Late Price (through August 28): $90 per person
Group Rate (minimum of 12): $10 off per person

(Includes Admission to the Ark)

Conference Includes:

  • Biblical, practical sessions
  • Humorous skits to help girls apply truth in every-day life
  • A chalk drawing presentation
  • Scripture studies and discussion questions for mother-daughter time
  • Real-life examples from godly young women
  • Time to enjoy the Ark Encounter


Session Topics:

  • Seeking Christ First in Our Lives
  • Know Your Identity in Christ
  • Deepening Your Love For God’s Word
  • Fostering Close Relationships between Moms and Daughters
  • How Your Siblings Can Become Your Best Friends
  • Using Social Media for God’s Glory
  • Sharing the Gospel Boldly
  • Overcoming Distractions from Seeking Christ
  • Navigating Today’s Culture as a Christian Young Woman


Q: Who can come to the conference?
A: This conference is designed for moms and daughters, but we also encourage grandmas, aunts, youth group leaders, mentors, and anyone investing in young women or who wants to be encouraged in their own walk with Christ to join us. Fathers are also encouraged to come if they are not busy watching other children. 😊

Q: What about the rest of the family?
A: It is a great time for the rest of the family to visit the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum! Tickets are free for children 10 and under.

Q: Can I bring younger children?
A: Nursing infants are welcome. We request that you make other arrangements for children under registration age for the conference.

Q: Where should we stay?
A: Answers in Genesis has partner hotels which offer special rates to Ark Encounter guests. To receive these rates please book your hotel at There are also quite a few options in the area if you are interested in renting a home or a cabin. You can find some of these at

Q: What is the closest airport to the Ark Encounter/Answers Center?
A: The Greater Cincinnati/N. KY Airport (CVG), located about 10 minutes from the Creation Museum and 45 minutes from the Ark Encounter.

Q: When should we arrive on Friday morning?
A: The first session starts at 9:30am. Please try to arrive by 9:00am so you have enough time to check in and ride the bus up to the Answers Center.

Q: Does registration for the conference include meals?
A: No, registration does not include meals. Food is sold in the Answers Center lobby and Emzara’s Buffet which is on the same grounds as the conference center, and right next to the Ark. There may also be other food vendors available.

Q: How can I tell my friends about the conference?
A: Click here for more ideas of how you can help us spread the word. Please also see our Facebook page and share about it from there.

Q: Do you have a group rate?
A: Yes! If you register a group of 12 or more you get $10 off per person.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: If you need to cancel before August 28, 2024, we can give you a full refund minus a $5 processing fee per person.
After August 28, 2024 there are no refunds. However, you can contact us if you would like to transfer your ticket to someone else.

Download Promotional Materials

5.5″ x 8.5″ Flyer (Two flyers per page. Print double sided and cut in half.) Or contact us if you would like us to mail some to you.

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About Bright Lights

In 1996, Sarah Mally (now Hancock) started a discipleship ministry in her living room with the goal of challenging other young ladies to be strong for the Lord in their youth. We have been excited to see how the Lord has blessed, and now there are over 800 Bright Lights groups that have started around the country and internationally. Bright Lights continues to train leaders, host mother and daughter conferences, and provide discipleship materials for young ladies. Sarah is also the author of Speak Truth in Your Heart and Before You Meet Prince Charming.