1990 Troy Ground Breaking
Constantine Pappas was chosen to be the architect by the Building Committee and was commissioned to draft the plans for Phase I.  Phase I was limited to the building of a church, chapel, administrative building and classrooms.  The cost of the chapel was prohibitively expensive and the scope of Phase I was revised to include the building of the church, administrative building and the classrooms.  A budget of $1,500,000 was established and the ground-breaking ceremonies were held in the spring of 1990.  The selling of the church in Detroit to the Mormons for $700,000 assisted with the financing of Phase I.  Since the church in Detroit had been sold, the facilities of a nearby elementary school in Troy, where church services were to be held, were rented for 6 months.