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 1 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. Asbestos abatement is finished, and other preparations for demolition are under way; windows have been removed. 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.