A small crowd armed with cameras gathered to watch a crane lift the 38-foot steeple to the roof of the building.
Architects say construction of the new church is ahead of schedule and should be complete by September. The building has dozens of sprinklers - something the building did not have previously, according to church president, Bruce Dale.
East Lansing police say it's unlikely they will determine who set fire to the Mormon church back in June. They say, unless someone comes forward with more information the case may never be solved.