On Friday, 19 October, I attended the Memorial service for Bill McDougall. The Scripture says that it is better to go to a funeral than to a party, because the living should always remind themselves that death awaits us all.
"Whatever you do unto the least of these"
From 1984, he added another ministry, that of caring for the unemployed. He started a scheme called "Inasmuch" to feed the unemployed men at lunchtime on weekdays and Saturdays. His project soon involved five participating churches. He would daily buy and prepare food and sandwiches, serving it along with coffee and/or soup to people near the Epping Market. He also developed the habit of taking shoe glue to fix the worn out shoes of the unemployed men.