The church has been shuttered since 2010, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Police are investigating the incident, which took place at night between June 11 and June 12.
The blaze broke out at 2089 Amsterdam Ave., officials said.
A man with a handgun entered the Advent Lutheran Church on Broadway at 93rd Street, police said.
An initiative from police headquarters encouraged outreach in local churches, a police chief said.
St. Agnes Church in Carroll Gardens is seeking to raise $13,091 for the restoration work.
The commission rejected plans to modify to the front of the church and remove stained-glass windows.
A five-foot crucifix had been taken from St. Anthony of Padua Church on Wednesday.
A man targeting older people has struck three times in two weeks in Crown Heights, police said.
A thief robbed the Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim & Seraphim Spiritual Church on Walton Avenue.
The Fourth Avenue church was sold to a real estate firm earlier this month, officials said.
Global Fire International has made its new home in Bed-Stuy after its former location was set ablaze.
Nicholas Acevedo left Brooklyn to escape a troubled childhood, but now he's back to start a church.
A speakeasy and restaurant are opening in a former rectory that's now part of Limelight Marketplace.
The church on Pacific Street, just blocks from the Barclays Center, was chosen for its location.
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