"We were in there having a prayer meeting on Tuesday, and had the gates open" explained minister Ralph Upton.
"Obviously, people stole it while we were having the prayer meeting".
"It just seemed like a pointless action" says Irene Pearce, a local councillor.
"People have been sad and asking why people would do that. It just doesn't make sense"
More top news
Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston warns further cuts to policing are 'dangerous' and 'will put public safety at risk.'
The Children's Commissioner has found that nearly a third of five to eight year olds are left feeling hungry after a school dinner.
A cold but bright start to Friday, then a largely dry and bright day.