Vermont seeking comment about Hud Programs: Each year the State of Vermont - Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Agency of Human Services and Vermont Housing and Conservation Board receives funding for HUD programs through the Consolidated Plan or Annual Plan update process which identifies priorities based on needs from the housing needs assessment, market analysis, citizen and stakeholder input.  At the end of the program year the state is required to report on the performance outcomes outlined from those plans in their Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  They have completed the FY22 Program Year DRAFT CAPER which includes the outcomes for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG); and Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) Emergency Solutions Grant Program CARES Act (ESG-CV).   As a representative for a unit of general local government, please share the attached notice with your local residents including minorities,The state is seeking comments by September 27, 2023.


June 2019 news from Vernon’s churches

Vernon Advent Christian Church

Vernon Advent Christian Church, located at 4554 Fort Bridgman Road at the VT/MA state line, meets every Sunday at 9:15 am for Sunday School classes for all ages. Morning worship begins at 10:30 a.m. and Youth Group and Intercessory Prayer meet at 6:00 p.m. Adult Bible study begins every Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the church and other Bible study meetings are held throughout the week. The building is handicapped accessible.

On Sunday, June 9, 2019, at our Morning Worship (10:30 AM), our Honduras Mission Team will give the report of their April trip to Honduras to work with the ministry of Christo Salva.  We had five from our church who took this trip from April 22-29: Sue Hanke, Mary Ellen Weston, Dreena Deslaurias, Tara Conway & Pastor Derek Irvine.

The Bread of Life Food Pantry will be open on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday (12th & 26th) from 3:30 to 5 p.m..

Church Phone: 802-257-2341 or 413-498-4458. Senior Pastor: Rev. Bruce C. Burks, Associate Pastor, Rev. Derek Irvine; email: Website: and FaceBook.  Detailed Calendar of Events for April.

Mountain View Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 1002 Fort Bridgman Road in Vernon, VT, meets every Saturday at 9:30 AM for Sabbath School classes for all ages. Church service begins at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome. The church building is handicapped accessible. A fellowship meal is provided after the church service.

We will host a two-evening health class on June 12th and 13th at 6:30 p.m. Topics will include vegetarian cooking with an emphasis on incorporating principles of health and healing into one’s life as well as healthy juicing for common diseases. These classes are free and open to the public.

Once again Mountain View will host a Vacation Bible School from June 24 through the 29th.  This year’s theme is “Rescued: Have a swashbuckling good time learning about Jesus.” Children from the ages 4 and up are welcome to attend each evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For quilters in the community, please join our Bags of Love ministry on June 9th from 9 a.m. to noon.  This ministry sews quilts for children in the Brattleboro area who are removed from homes and placed in foster care.

Prayer Meeting is held on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at the home of Paul and Mary Miller (5 Tyler Hill Road in Vernon). For more information, call 802-254-9464.

Check out our website and follow us on social media to learn more about upcoming events and other news! InstagramFacebookTwitterYouTube channelWebsite.

Contact information:
Email: Church phone: 802-254-5088 (Saturdays only).
Pastor Art Miller: 802-490-0751 (cell); email:

Vernon Union Church

Vernon Union Church is located at 2631 Fort Bridgman Road (next to Vernon Hall), Vernon, VT. It meets every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. for morning worship. The first Sunday of the month is Communion Sunday and a potluck meal. Sunday School and the nursery are available. Currently each Sunday there is  a guest preacher, with the June schedule as follows:

June 2nd, 10 a.m. Pastor Terry Miller; June 9th, 10 a.m. Pastor Terry Miller; June 16th, Father’s Day, 10 a.m. Pastor Steve Dunklee; June 23rd, 10 a.m. Pastor Steve Dunklee;  June 30th, 10 a.m. Pastor Steve Dunklee.

The church is fully handicapped accessible. We welcome all to join us . Church phone: 802-257-8523, leave message. For quicker response phone elder Bill Marcy: 413-498-2279, or contact us on our Facebook page.