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Today, Karen Colvin came to work at Knox Presbyterian Church on her day off because on Tuesday morning, the church was robbed. Today, Karen Colvin came to work at Knox Presbyterian Church on her day off because on Tuesday morning, the church was robbed.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Today, Karen Colvin came to work at Knox Presbyterian Church on her day off because on Tuesday morning, the church was robbed.

"It's overwhelming the amount of things that need to be replaced and built back up," she said. "I'm still in shock I think."

Karen said her computer, candles, a large water cooler, a coffee table, and cleaning supplies were all stolen after a man broke into the church through a back door.

"Of all the buildings to break into, a church in a neighborhood that isn't wealthy" she said. "You just wonder, what kind of person would come in and steal from a church."

But, luckily, for every person that steals, another person pays it forward, with a beautiful blessing.

"This is a brand new computer, monitor, and keyboard," said a Spokane man today.

He brought the computer in to give to the church, but didn't want to give his name.

"I have lots, I've been blessed, and I want to share it, with the community," he said.

He said he made the donation, because he wants people to see there's also good in the community.

Karen met this man, shook his hand, and said "bless you, this is a good start."

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