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 2020 news from Vernon’s churches

Vernon Advent Christian Church

Vernon Advent Christian Church continues to live stream its Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30 AM, on its public Facebook page: Vernon AC Church (Public Page). We also continue to live stream a Bible study on Wednesday evenings at 7 PM on the same venue. Other Bible studies are taking place via Zoom. Anyone interested in participating, call the church office at 257-2341 with your name & email address. We hope to be able to gather together in person soon!

We are also able to hold “Zoom” Bible studies during the week (Monday, 7 PM – Ladies; Tuesday, 7 PM – Men, & 7 PM – Mixed Adults; Thursday, 7 PM – Young Adults; & Saturday, 8 AM – Promise Keepers [Men]).  We also hold our Sunday evening prayer group via Zoom.  Anyone interested in joining any of these groups, contact the church office at 257-2341 & we can take your email information to be able to send you an invitation. 

The Bread of Life Food Pantry will be opened on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month, from 3:30 – 5 PM, with volunteers delivering groceries to folks’ cars. The Food Pantry is housed at Vernon Advent Christian Church, 4554 Fort Bridgman Road, Vernon, VT.

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

Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church is located at 1002 Fort Bridgman Road, Vernon, VT.  Starting June 6, 2020, we will resume limited services following the Governor’s guidelines.  We will not hold regular Sabbath School classes.  There will be a split church service, one at 10:00 a.m. and another  at 11:30 a.m.  The purpose of two sessions is to limit the total number of people in the sanctuary to 25% of capacity.  There will not be a fellowship dinner until further notice. The church building is handicapped accessible.  Social distancing will be encouraged per the Governor’s guidelines.  

Check out our website and follow us on social media to learn more.  InstagramFacebookYouTube 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. Sunday services have resumed. Check the Facebook page for information.

Church phone: 802-257-8523, leave message. For quicker response phone elder Bill Marcy: 413-498-2279.  or contact us on our Facebook page.