In a special business meeting on Sunday, October 5, 2014, 10:00 am at Takoma Park Community Center, The church voted unanimously to proceed with Phase I of the building plan. Phase II, which will include the sanctuary and part of the Educational building, will be delayed. Final contracts have been signed. Demolition is well under way. The church has agreed that it will seek financing to support a one million dollar mortgage. A ground-breaking ceremony will be held after demolition is complete.
An article on the demolition appears in Bethesda Magazine; this article includes architectural drawings of the entire development from several perspectives, although the drawing that gives a glimpse of the church is of the planned Phase II construction.
Video of steeple demolition