Falcons players surprise Mother Emanuel AME church members

Falcons players surprise Mother Emanuel AME church members

ATLANTA (WCSC) - Falcons players surprised members of the Mother Emanuel AME church on Monday during the groups' visit to Atlanta.

According to officials, as church members were taking a lunch at Big Bethel AME, Julio Jones, Phillip Adams, Cliff Matthews, Jonathon Mincy and Ricardo Allen waited behind a curtain and surprised the crowd.

"The Falcons players in attendance spent time taking pictures, signing autographs and getting to know the people of Mother Emanuel, and by doing so contributed to the healing process the church's community — and the black community at-large — is enduring," read a statement by Falcons officials.

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