A church in Donnington was broken into on Sunday night, according to Chichester Police.
Police said damage was caused and items were stolen after the break-in at St Georges Church.
Its post on social media read: "Sadly we have received a report of a break-in to St Georges Church overnight into (Monday) September 30.
"Unfortunately, damage was caused and items stolen. If you saw anything suspicious, please let us know, [quoting] reference 0528 30/9."