Sometime between 4.30pm on Saturday 28 November and 7.30am on Sunday 29 November, St Stephens Church, York Road, Acomb was broken into.
Power tools were used to attack three safes. However, the offenders were not able to break in to them, and nothing was taken apart from a small amount of loose change from charity collections.
The safes contained only paperwork, and nothing of value.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or has any information about the burglary, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.
Please dial 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Andrew Muir, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote North Yorkshire Police reference number 12150211658.