The United Church of Canada Foundation is pleased to support innovative programs, projects, and events created by congregations and United Church organizations across Canada. Canadian Boomerfest is a great example of the kinds of unique events the Foundation supports.
There is an important connection between baby boomer parents and grandparents, young people, and the church. Canadian Boomerfest, coming to Siloam United Church in London, Ontario this October, explores this connection. This first-of-its-kind event will bring together community members, faith leaders and experts in spirituality and the second half of life to talk about and celebrate all the ways in which the church can connect with baby boomers and their families. Topics will include caring for yourself while caring for others; building bridges between older and younger generations; and navigating transitions (like retirement, illness and loss) with grace.