Angels of Mersey

8:00pm Monday 30 April on BBC TWO

The final episode of BBC Two’s Angels of Mersey follows Liverpool’s chaplains – the work they do and the lives that they touch.

At Everton Football Club Chaplain Harry Ross supports a retired soccer legend and buries the ashes of a lifelong Blues fan at Goodison Park – all in a day’s work for the retired vicar and passionate Evertonian.

At Alder Hey Children’s hospital the chaplains remember the children who didn’t make it through treatment and the grieving families they have helped. One of the mothers, whose child didn’t survive surgery, is now pregnant again and her family faces an anxious wait as she undergoes tests on her unborn child. The family is reunited with Chaplain Dave Williams at a special memorial service.

Ep 6/6

8:00pm Monday 23 April on BBC TWO

In this six part series for BBC Two, Angels of Mersey follows Liverpool’s chaplains, from the work they do to the lives that they touch.

In episode five Chaplain and fully trained fire-fighter Bill Sanders is preparing for bonfire night, one of the busiest shifts of the year.

Meanwhile, at Alder Hey Children’s hospital Chaplain Dave Williams is called upon to give spiritual guidance to a woman who is anxious about her son, who is awaiting an operation.

As night falls, University Chaplain James Harding prepares for a memorable Christmas dinner with a group of Chinese students.

Ep 5/6

8:00pm Monday 16 April on BBC TWO

The six-part seriesfollows Liverpool’s chaplains, from the work they do to the lives that they touch.

Muslim convert and chaplain Adam Kelwick is moving house to be closer to the main mosque where he works.

With his unique understanding of both Christianity and Islam, Adam is on a mission to build bridges between Muslims and the wider community.

University Rabbi Schmuli Brown is buying food for a Jewish student social event, kosher ten pin bowling. It’s all part of the Rabbi’s mission to keep students close to the Judaic path.

And chaplains at Alder Hey hospital meet up with the mum who found God when she faced her worst nightmare at the hospital.

Ep 4/6

8:00pm Monday 9 April on BBC TWO

A new six-part series for BBC Two, Angels of Mersey follows Liverpool’s chaplains – from their work to the lives that they touch.

In episode three the chaplaincy at Alder Hey hospital is called upon to support a mother whose baby son faces his 10th operation. Carson was brought to hospital shortly after his birth: he is now 18 months old and has been here ever since.

Self-styled modern day chaplain James wants to show Liverpool’s university students how religion can play a part in their lives.

And the city’s new frontline ministry, Street Pastors, are back in the city centre offering water, free flip flops and a listening ear to the thousands of partygoers heading for Liverpool’s clubs and bars.

Ep 3/6

8:00pm Monday 2 April on BBC TWO

A new series for BBC Two Angels of Mersey follows the front line work of Liverpool’s chaplains, from the work they do to the lives that they touch.

Keeping the streets of the city safe is a major challenge for the police, but now they have a new religious force to back them up: Christians from churches all over the city have volunteered to become street pastors. They will be out with the quarter of a million people who come into Liverpool for a night out in the city’s clubs and bars every weekend.

Meanwhile at Liverpool University, Rabbi Shmuli Brown is on a mission to track down Jewish students who are starting university in a few weeks time. The Rabbi is part of Chabad, an organization providing a home from home for Jewish students. There are two hundred Jewish students expected on campus this year and when Rabbi Brown’s around, there’s nowhere to hide.

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