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Thieves hit east San Antonio church twice in four days

Grace Apostolic Church is dealing with 2nd break-in

The pastor of Grace Apostolic Church says when she arrived for Thursday night Bible study she saw several items had been stolen.
The pastor of Grace Apostolic Church says when she arrived for Thursday night Bible study she saw several items had been stolen.

An East Side church was broken into Sunday for the second time in less than a week.

When church members showed up for service on Sunday morning in the 400 block of South Pine, they discovered the church had been broken into.

"It was very hurtful, but we know who God is, we know he will provide. We know even though we're going through this situation, He's going to continue to bless us," said assistant pastor Tammie Young. "We're not going to give up. We're going to stay right here and continue to do what we do."

According to pastor Florine Ogilvie, thieves also broke into the church Thursday and made off with a drum set, microphone system, furniture, money and even food.

It appears nothing was stolen the second time, but Young thinks the thieves might have been after the church's piano.

The church opened in 1999 and before Thursday had never been broken into.