Eric Thomas Larson was detained after a witness saw him the area of a blaze at Larkspur Plaza and notified police.
There has not been a service inside the church in six weeks.
Crisitina Rendon reports.
The woman said she was in her car in the parking lot of a Larkspur gymnasium when the attempted entry was made and she gave police a description of the three and the silver Toyota Prius they used to depart.
17 years after it was conceived, and just over two years since it was originally built, SMART Train's Larkspur Ferry Station was dedicated and opened Friday.
Tom Vacar reports from Larkspur.
Simulated SMART service to the new Larkspur station began Sunday, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit announced.