We will consider the environmental impact of all the materials and furnishings that go into the redesign. We'll also look toward "gentle demolition" of the materials we're removing, so that they can be sold or donated for reuse as much as possible. There are numerous other considerations in choosing materials, including cost and durability..
The committee will seek congregational input on a number of items, including the seating and potentially floor covering. The committee will make the final decision based on a variety of factors, including cost, durability, sustainability, and congregational input.