Pastor Jerome Mondy is known for never missing a beat. But when his daughter surprised him a week earlier than expected, he dropped on the floor.
Mondy joined other members of Divine Faith Ministries in Jonesboro, Ga. on a February Sunday morning, but what he didn't know was that his daughter, Navy Petty Officer Jadiah Mondy, who had been stationed in Japan for two years, was next to him.
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The Georgia father was literally floored when he made the connection.
"It shocked the heck out of me," Mondy told Inside Edition with laughter. "I said, 'How you got here?'"
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And as soon as he got up, the pastor picked his daughter up with a big hug and the two continued dancing — with even more joy.
Jadiah, who calls herself a "preacher's kid," asked her brother, Isaac, to help her plan the big surprise where everyone would be gathered — at church.
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"He didn't even know he was shouting with his kids," Isaac wrote on Facebook. "God is good."
And it was a special moment that took months of planning.
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"When I tell Yal this was the best feeling, surprising my dad!" she said on Facebook. "All the scheming and plotting for the last few months was definitely worth it. I love you daddy!"
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